Tag Archives: Laura Oldfield Ford

Volatile Dispersal: Festival of Art Writing

On Saturday night I read at Volatile Dispersal, a festival of art writing held at the Whitechapel Gallery. The event proved so crowded and popular that it was hard to take very much in. I found this ironic because after … Continue reading

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Art Is Dead Baby: The Tate Modern UBS ‘Long Weekend’

After its sponsor UBS AG went into near financial meltdown, Tate Modern named this year’s UBS Long Weekend ‘Do It Yourself’ (22-25 May 2009) and based it around an Arte Povera exhibition. UBS is both a private and investment bank, … Continue reading

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Down & dirty Stephen Dwoskin movies at the BFI

Last night I was down at the BFI on the South Bank (the nearest thing you’ll find to a real rock ‘n’ roll club in London these days) to catch the first screening in a series dedicated to notorious underground/art … Continue reading

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Zero Books launch in Marylebone High Street

Zero Books launched last night at Daunt on Marylebone High Street in central London. Upon arrival I was greeted by Zero editor Tariq Goddard. I hadn’t realised he’d moved out of London, but then I hadn’t seen him around for … Continue reading

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