Artist of the Month: Serge Marshennikov

Modern art seems to have gotten itself a reputation for being a load of squiggles and lines haphazardly thrown onto a canvas and called ‘art’. The catchphrase for the modern art movement has widely been ‘A two year old could have done that!’, and it’s very much a Marmite movement in that sense, but it’s…

Lost in Translation?

How often do you think about whether the book you are reading was originally written in English? As the possessor of a widely spoken lingua franca, England is one of the most ignorant countries in the world when it comes to modern foreign languages. Recent studies by the British Council found that an alarming three quarters…

Artist of the Month : Sophie van der Perre

“with my work I try to evoke pureness, freedom and nostalgia” Sophie van der Perre, a 28 year old Belgian photographer based in Amsterdam, is on the rise. A relatively unknown photographer until recent years, Sophie van der Perre’s work is astonishingly intimate and emotional. Her photographic weapon of choice, the analogue camera, has been…