Alessi's Ark, Lone Wolf, Mountain Man and John Grant performed a very special intimate summer concert at Union Chapel the other night. Mountain Man were particularly uplifting, their deceptively simple approach and low key unadorned and unamplified voices sounded especially celestial like in the chapel setting
Be COS they are so fab, Cos have a great window to support this weeks London Festival of Architecture. It is by Spacelab & they are even coming into the Regent Street store on 22nd June at 6pm to talk about it!
I wore them to death, I wore them all summer and winter and much as I loved them, I can't remember what happened to them except I was sad at their ending. Ever since I have silently longed for a replacement. Then I found these, or maybe they found me.... Let the good brogue times roll
love love love his moves, love his costumes, love he used to work with Bodymap and Leigh Bowery and he still woerks with Stevie Stewart, you just gotta love everything he does, the man is gifted. Go see Come, Been and Gone at the Barbican and experience that giftedness first hand, it is palpable. His dancers move with mesmerizing grace and precision in and out of contortionist like poses, using and filling the space on stage in a way that makes you want to laugh out loud with the audacity of it all. The man is a gifted god
now this is dead clever. It was on at the Barbican.... sadly over now Trained as a musician and composer, French artist Céleste Boursier-Mougenot creates works by drawing on the rhythms of daily life to produce sound in unexpected ways. His installation for The Curve will take the form of a walk-though aviary for a flock of zebra finches, furnished with electric guitars and other instruments and objects. As the birds go about their routine activities, perching on or feeding from the various pieces of equipment, they create a captivating, live soundscape.
Summer 2010 sees Flower Power blossom in the heart of London as Liberty celebrates its famous florals with a year-long programme of activity and events championing creativity, rebellion and love. Resplendent in this Flower Power is an exclusive, limited edition capsule collection by Nicholas Kirkwood using Liberty fabric.
From the Liberty archives Kirkwood selected Bounty - a print of exotic parrot tulips and Santa Maria - a tea dress print from the early 90s.