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Michael Clark: Cosmic Dancer Install shot © Mark Westall

Michael Clark: Cosmic Dancer

Michael Clark: Cosmic Dancer is a multi-faceted portrait of the groundbreaking dancer and choreographer told by and through the eyes of the creative voices and faces the artist has collaborated with since he launched Michael Clark & Company, aged only 22, in 1984.

Celebrating 25 years of the Portobello Film Festival

The silver jubilee of the Portobello Film Festival should have been celebrated with screenings and parties on and around Portobello Road. Scaled-down masked up and socially distanced in response to corona, PFF 2020 had to be scaled right down.

Herakut, installation view of disCONNECT, Schoeni Projects London (2024), Nick Smith Photos

disCONNECT – A ‘locked-down’ artist takeover

This was meant to be one great art party where urban artists would have been invited to take over the walls of a London townhouse prior to renovation. Then COVID-19 hit and disCONNECT turned into something even more exciting.

While the London based artists were able to install their works in situ – David Bray moved into one of the bedrooms which has become one of the most poignant responses to experiencing isolation – most of the international contributions had to be coordinated remotely.

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CoLab: A collective of galleries sharing works on paper

CoLab is initiated up by boutique agency SKAL (London-Brussels) in partnership with initially five international galleries: Anima Mundi (St Ives), Art Labor (Shanghai), Arusha (Edinburgh), Charlie Smith London (London) and Perve Galeria (Lisbon), as well as ARTA as exclusive shipping partner.

Notes to NHS Staff

Notes To NHS Staff

Before the capital ground to a sudden halt this month, Londoners would have noticed Andy Leek’s Notes to Strangers on their daily commute. Dotted around bus stops and tube stations across London, these simple messages of positivity and motivation written in black marker pen on bright A4 sheets have cheered up the daily slog of many since 2015.

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