Theatre & performance art
Posted on January 20, 2017 by Toothpicker
Matt Mullican: The Sequence of Things at Camden Arts Centre
I am not a fan of mega blockbuster art exhibitions, often I find them over-hyped and mentally exhausting. There are some smaller and out-of-the-centre art centres/galleries that I love visiting and Camden Arts Centre (in Hampstead) is one of them.
Recently, I went to [...]
This post was posted in London, Exhibitions, Art, Theatre & performance art, contemporary, American art and was tagged with London, art and design exhibitions, talks, performance art, contemporary art, american art, Camden Arts Centre
Posted on July 5, 2016 by Toothpicker
Amidst the Brexit storm, a Japanese company of 25 performers brought chaos and frenzy to the Pit at the Barbican; nonetheless it was still more predictable and endurable than the political turmoil that was unfolding during the week.
Part of LIFT Festival 2016, the sold out 45-minute show Miss Revolutionary Idol Berserker pays [...]
Posted on May 20, 2016 by Toothpicker
Top: Brighton railway station, built in 1840; Bottom: Brighton from the train
It has been a while since I have visited Brighton, and the annual Brighton Festival (6th - 28th May) gave me a perfect excuse to revisit this popular coastal city.
The trick to train travel in the UK is to book as [...]
This post was posted in Architecture, Travel, Britain, Architectural conservation, Modernist & Art Deco, Theatre & performance art and was tagged with art deco architecture, theatre, Art festival, modernist architecture, Brighton
Posted on March 30, 2016 by Toothpicker
The Paper cinema at work
As a fan of paper, puppetry and animation, I was feeling quite ecstatic when I found out about a one-day live animation workshop with The Paper cinema at the Little Angel Theatre in Islington.
Famed for their charming 'Odyssey' show premiered in 2012, The Paper Cinema was founded in [...]
Posted on February 15, 2015 by Toothpicker
While I am still sorting out my photo collection and blog entries on Portugal, I shall review some amazing performances that I saw after my holiday at the London International Mime festival in January. Luckily, I had pre-booked the tickets in advanced, because most of the shows I saw were sold out [...]
Posted on November 22, 2014 by Toothpicker
Around this time last year, I saw a few puppetry performances at the Suspense festival (see my previous blog entry here), but for some reason, the festival is not taking place this year. However, all is not lost as there is Pie’s Mimetic Festival, a two week celebration of the emerging [...]
Posted on November 12, 2014 by Toothpicker
Top: Haggerston; Bottom: Hanqing Miao's performance
I used to spend much my time hanging out at the ICA, yet since summer, I have been frequently visiting another new arts/cultural space, The Proud Archivist in Haggerston (an area where I was not familiar with before). I have never eaten in the restaurant downstairs [...]
Posted on October 14, 2014 by Toothpicker
I remember seeing the promotional poster for the Japanese multimedia theatrical performance group SIRO-A in London last year, and it triggered my interest to see the show. But as always, with so much happening in this city, it is easy to miss events even if you made a mental note of it.
Thankfully, and [...]
Posted on August 26, 2014 by Toothpicker
'The Boy Who Climbed Out of His Face' at The Jetty, Greenwich Peninsula
I am always grateful that I grew up and live in a part of world where cultural arts are highly valued, respected and accessible to everyone. I would not be the same person if I did not get the opportunities [...]
Posted on July 17, 2014 by Toothpicker
Being one of the most multicultural and diverse cities in the world, it is easy to find different arts and cultural events in London including many Asian-related ones.
Since June I have attended several Japanese cultural events which offer a glimpse of the past, current and future arts scene in Japan. As someone [...]
This post was posted in London, Talks, Graphics & illustrations, Art, Anything Japanese, Theatre & performance art, Japanese art and was tagged with London, Japanese designs, talks, graphic design, Japanese art, illustrations, theatre
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