http://www.flatclondon.co.uk/pink-does-not-exist/ Flat C is the brainchild of art curator Crystal Bennes (Filling Station, SALON(London), and lots of other random stuff). After several frustrating no-gos with galleries covered in red tape, she decided to take it upon herself to set up her own. In her flat. And dubious as I was as to how this would work, it really did… and very well too. Her … Read More ART: Flat C, Pink Does Not Exist
When you see a website that advertises a workshop named “How to make a Victorian tunnel book” in an urban shop that grows its own lettuce and has chicken on the roof, you say yes! And then you go one Thursday evening to the Farm:shop on Dalston lane to find out what the what a tunnel book actually is. Then make one alongside a … Read More Trade School, London
When: Friday 29th – Sunday 31st July 2011 Where: Hackney Wick, various venues Website: http://hackneywickedfestival.co.uk/ Hackney Wicked is once again upon the Wick. Warehouse will be opened up to have a snoop at what the trendy artists are up to in their communes (well, just the art), there’ll be dancing in the street, weird and wonderful things for sale (I loved last year’s swear cushions) … Read More Arty Party: Hackney Wicked Festival 2011
These larger than life letters light up the shut shops of the streets of Hackney. Changing the gloomy grey (necessary) metal into the colourful initial of the name of the shop sleeping behind it. I think they might be a particularly east London thing. I have no idea of the history of these letters, but apparently they are the work of a street artist called Eine. … Read More Street Art: Shop Front Letters
http://www.artsadmin.co.uk/events/2894 When: Sunday 12th June 2011 Where: Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial Street London E1 6AB Cycle Sunday is nearly upon us! ArtsAdmin are a collective based at Toynbee Studios and will be supporting this unique series of events throughout the day on Sunday. There are speakers, races, bike workshops including the chance to design your own wheels. Click here for the full schedule which runs from … Read More Cycle Sunday!