by Chara Kitsaki We have all heard the stories, the wondrous bedtime tales of our childhood. The shoe fits Cinderella; Snow White comes to life with a kiss; the Beauty falls for the Beast. The fantasy of what our lives could be was based on these fairytales. A white dress, a knight in shining armour who would … Continue reading Life itself is the most wonderful fairytale..
By Rali Chorbadzhiyska London, Sofia, Athens - no one was safe from being tricked on April Fool's Day! Although not an official holiday, 1st of April has been an important date since the 19th century! Therefore, we've decided to share our favourite practical jokes by big companies done throughout the years! Google Google Chrome or Google Gnome?! … Continue reading Reflections on April Fool’s Day
By Rali Chorbadzhiyska A few years after the coining of the term ‘Afro-Surrealism’ by Amiri Baraka in the 20th century, D. Scott Miller writes the movement’s manifesto in 2009. Miller outlines the newness of Afro-Surrealism by also defending its engagement with past influences. He accounts for the politicising of the aesthetics with the prefix … Continue reading The Topicality of Afro-Surrealism Today and Forever: A Critical Analysis of the ‘Afro-Surreal Manifesto’ by D. Scot Miller
by Chara Kitsaki When Julie Taymor presented to the world her screen adaptation of one of the most violent Shakespearean tragedies, in 1991, cinema viewers were greatly surprised. Her bold intermingling of time, presenting almost a thousand years of human history in approximately a hundred and sixty minutes, and her widely evocative casting, refigured … Continue reading Titus Andronicus: The New Hannibal Lecter
Are you one of those people who loves online lists? Do you crave to click on all the BuzzFeed Quiz sections and 'Have you seen these movies' whenever you come across them? Or are you simply looking for another way to procrastinate instead of finishing this coursework project you had to? Here is our first … Continue reading Rali and Chara’s Must Reads…
By Rali Chorbadzhiyska London is an unparalleled cultural centre whose citizens (and visitors) benefit from free entry to numerous artistic galleries! White Cube is definitely a favorite of mine, located in between other smaller galleries and hipster cafes on Bermondsey Street. Despite the roadworks in the area, it is easily accessible with the closest tube … Continue reading African Art in White Cube Gallery
by Chara Kitsaki "The stage is a magic circle where only the most real things happen, a neutral territory outside the jurisdiction of Fate where stars may be crossed with impunity. A truer and more real place does not exist in all the universe." P.S. Baber, Cassie Draws the Universe When you have a blog, … Continue reading World Theatre Day