Sunday, January 21The Voice of London

Category: Exhibition

What’s left after you’re gone? Nothing much, states this Japanese photographer

What’s left after you’re gone? Nothing much, states this Japanese photographer

Entertainment, Exhibition, photography
Words and pictures: Marija Tomsone | Subbing: Isabella Dawe As Serbian poet and philosopher Dejan Stojanovic once said: “Absolute equals nothingness”. We are not sure this quote was the source for inspiration behind this particular exhibition, but it definitely made us think of it. The Voice of London Entertainment presents: Hiroshi Sugimoto’s Theatre Series within his collection of photographic works named Snow White. Hiroshi Sugimoto is an award-winning Japanese photographer, who has his own recognizable style. He is the creator of the catalogue made of a number of photographic series, every one of which has similar themes and features. This year Sugimoto brought his Theatre Series - a collection where he captures drive-in, abandoned and Italian opera theatres. “What’s so special abou
More than meets the eye: The museum of drug policy explores the deeper side of the “war on drugs”

More than meets the eye: The museum of drug policy explores the deeper side of the “war on drugs”

Entertainment, Exhibition
Words: Lavinia Petrucci | Subbing: Joanne Clark The museum of drug policy gives an insight into drug regulations and its criminalisation with the use of art and uplifting talks and workshops in the heart of Southwark. The museum of drug policy is a free pop museum that opened in the London Bridge area from the 3rd until the 5th of November. First launched in New York City in April 2016, and later in Montreal, the museum came to London to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Release, a UK based non-profit organisation that provides specialist advice to the public and campaigns for the decriminalisation of drug use. With more than 60 pieces of art, the museum is aimed at demonstrating how drug policies affect communities from all over the world. Using art to convey this powerful message...
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