Culture

ICA, crisis victim
Visual Arts

ICA, crisis victim

The London Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) might close its doors in the next few months due to the recent economic situation. Ekow Eshum, chairman of the board of directors, has already informed his employees about the association’s current deficit, which is approximately £600,000.00 and which may increase to £1.2 […]

Elisa or art of dancing
On Stage

Elisa or art of dancing

Javier Polo Elisa Badenes Vazquez is an icon in the world of dance at international level. At 18, she has travelled a long road. At 10, she already belonged to the Spanish Selection of Rhythmic Gymnastics, Oriunda de Valencia (Spain), At 16 she became the only dancer selected from the […]

Polanski: a life of fiction
Screen

Polanski: a life of fiction

Noel Hernádez Everyone will know about Roman Polanski’s situation by now. The French- Polish film maker who, since the 26th of October is being held prisoner at a Swiss jail, awaiting his extradition to the United states where he will have to answer to the case made against him of […]

Exquisite Bodies
Visual Arts

Exquisite Bodies

Noel Hernández Wax figures were widely used in Europe since the 17th century in Faculties of Medicine. The use of wax figures, unlike corpses which used to deteriorate quickly, provided the best means of collecting and distributing knowledge about everything related to the human anatomy. These pieces of work could […]

The Sacred Made Real
Visual Arts

The Sacred Made Real

This exhibition explores Chrisitan art during the golden Spanish age created “to shock the senses and stir the soul” and also provides the opportunity to admire the polychrome paintings and sculptures from some of the best artists of 17th century Spain, being able to assess the connections/links between them and […]