‘History has failed us, but no matter.’ Min Jin Lee’s opening line epitomises the essence of Pachinko (2017), a novel that brings awareness to an untold past with a poignant yet optimistic tone. Pachinko tells the story of a...
Contextualising the works of chauvinistic artists Picasso and Gaugin, amongst others, Michelle Hartney’s project Separate the Art From the Artist uses the activist writings of Hannah Gadsby and Roxanne Gay to highlight the artists’ misogyny. Hartney contextualises seminal works...
- The Testaments by Margaret Atwood In September 2019, we’ll be returning to the world of Gilead. Set fifteen years after its predecessor The Handmaid’s Tale, The Testaments is not going to pick up where Offred’s story left off. In...
Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet recently revealed that almost 50 paintings, sketches and graphic prints - six of them done by artist Edvard Munch (1863-1944) - are currently unaccounted for. The missing works by Munch include "Omega cries", "Marat’s death", "Crying...
It’s once again pantomime season across Great Britain, a tradition of storytelling, loud colours, songs and crude jokes that is loved up and down the country. In a time of Brexit it is nice to be reminded of one...
The classical ballet company Russian State Ballet of Siberia returns to Norwich Theatre Royal in January with three different ballets from their repertoire. The company, which was founded in 1981, is touring the UK for the eight year in...