An interview with Ruby Ray

An interview with Ruby Ray

Right place right time. Photographer Ruby Ray captured the emerging  punk scene of  San Francisco, home of The Beats and California Cool.  Her 1st assignment was with the legendary zine Search & Destroy photographing The Dils at the Mabuhay .  Capturing the...

Notes From a Gallery:  Live Event 24-27th February

Notes From a Gallery: Live Event 24-27th February

 Dreams Take Flight Punk Folklore stalwarts The Band of Holy Joy and Scots/ Norwegian  experimentalist musician and sound artist  Bjorn Hatleskog are hosting an online four day exhibition of film and performance at Gallery 46 this week from the 24th to 27th.  Notes...

Sally de courcy

Sally de courcy

Lockdowns Continue… Sally de Courcy.   In May my Lockdown Diary was published in Deviation Street. The UK had a policy of shielding people who were extremely vulnerable to COVID 19 and as an immunocompromised artist, I fell into this group. I was confined to my home...

INTO Abstraction:  Melissa Wraxall / Kate Burbidge

INTO Abstraction: Melissa Wraxall / Kate Burbidge

Melissa Wraxall is an artist living and working in the UK. She has recently begun to exhibit series of abstract paintings in a marked change of direction from her previous more narrative style, dealing with notions of memory and expression. Kate Burbidge discovers...

AlternaTwenty

AlternaTwenty

AlternaTwenty(Intro 1)I think we all know the lows & more lows of our TwoThousandAndTwenty. So for this look at a selection ofthe cultural high & lowlights of this year let’s take a trip over to one of the many parallel/alternative Earthsdoing the rounds out...

Carmen Paulino

Carmen Paulino

Carmen Paulino is an artist based in East Harlem working in and around New York City within Hospital, Community Centres and amongst Low Income Families . She along with her fellow creators yarn bomb and crochet the city streets, adorning them with colour, warmth and a...

EMMA COYLE by Eoin Raftery

EMMA COYLE by Eoin Raftery

‘A working artists life, ideas and executions’ by Eoin Raftery What started off as an interest in American 1950’s Pop Art for artist Emma Coyle back in the early 2000’s, has grown into a multitude of work which represents a strong want to make very precise individual...

The Art Of Being Invisible  – Colin Hambrook

The Art Of Being Invisible – Colin Hambrook

The Art of Being Invisible by Colin Hambrook is a powerful  account of a fragment from his own childhood, a shard which marks one for life. Such scars may not always be visible but they are always there every single day.  The process of writing and drawing...

16 Years, Gigs In  Scotland 1974-1990

16 Years, Gigs In Scotland 1974-1990

16 Years. Gigs in Scotland 1974 – 1990 Book by Chris Brickley There are photography books, there are books about music, and then there is the painstaking collation of photos, ticket stubs, posters and other assorted ephemera that makes up the 550 pages of '16 Years'....