Jack Warren

Arts

Is postmodernity dead?

Postmodernity has to be one of the single most misunderstood, confusing, and widely thrown around words of the 21st century. Anyone who does a humanities degree will give you the stock answer quotation from Lyotard that postmodernism is an ‘incredulity towards metanarrtives’. Whatever that means… Anyway, postmodernism has become its own metanarrative, and the art…

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A Corrupt Aversion to Corruption

In this country, mainstream media in its totality has an aversion to using the word corruption. Not just in the sense of broadcasting corporations but in media as the central force of culture. Perhaps, if we take western democracy as the gold standard for the systems of government, the absence of this word may be…

Arts

Outpost presents: ‘Uninhabited’- Eleanor Rodwell

Lockdown changed the concept of home radically for everybody. In some ways it might never be the same. The relationships between our bodies, our lives, and each other were all shifted into another paradigm. Amid these changes, Norwich-based artist Eleanor Rodwell was working on her recent project Uninhabited which featured in residence at Outpost Studios…

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Bridges by Claire Sullivan

Bridges is a brutally honest portrayal of mental illness. A bridge might seem like a slightly cliched metaphor when it comes to the complex areas of life that we all navigate at some point. But Sullivan dismantles the long-flogged bridge peddled by therapists and councillors and builds a new one out of the wreckage. One…

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