Summertime on the island is synonymous with an explosion of cultural events and August is now the month when authorities pull off a free programme for the general public designed by everyone, for everyone. One event, in particular, is a hit with the people.
Bankside Somerset House was once an elitist site for displays of royalty but now, with events like Get up, stand up now, it’s more of a people’s palace of culture. Sean Sheehan The curator is the son of Horace Ové, a black artist whose work epitomises the exhibition’s […]
On the Caribbean island of Cuba there is a unique group, which builds on tradition, and for 90 years has kept alive the heritage of members of the diaspora and the culture of their ancestors. Mayra Pardillo Gómez Its repertoire includes dances from Lanzarote, Tenerife and La Palma, […]
A playful celebration of boredom through the eyes of artist and collector Dawn Parsonage. The display will be opened from 26 June to 6 July 2019 in Bermondsey Project Space. Humorous and often beautiful, this collection of images explores boredom through found images and contemporary portraits. Boredom is a […]
His family experience made him sensitive to the rapid cultural changes in Bolivia in recent decades. Aware of the history of film in Latin America, he is concerned with ethical as well as aesthetic issues in making films. Graham Douglas His latest film, “Compania”, won the Sesterce d’argent […]