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Cynthia von Buhler’s Speakeasy Dollhouse

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By Heather Rose in New Events on Thursday 8 December 2011

Cynthia von Buhler’s Speakeasy Dollhouse is a biographical tale of murder, mafia, and intrigue in New York City told with handmade dolls and sets, in conjunction with an immersive play. It was initially set for a two-night run, limited only to it’s Kickstarter supporters. However, due to overwhelming interest, von Buhler added a Halloween show, […]

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There Won’t Be Any Crows by Nesey Gallons

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By Heather Rose in New Music on Tuesday 6 December 2011

The first time I heard Nesey Gallons, I knew his music was special. The melancholy warbling in his voice can transport a listener into another world, where everything is timeless and tragic. His lyrics are stories of lost loves and pining for a childhood that’s long gone. Though he’s been recording music for over ten […]

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Conceptual portrait illustrations by Heather Rose

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By Heather Rose in New Illustration on Friday 2 December 2011

In the past, my conceptual portrait illustrations have been mostly inspired by music. But I’ve always been drawn to the things that most people turn away from, and I enjoy illustrating these subjects in a style that is both beautiful and occasionally disturbing. I have just begun a new series called Phobophilia, in which I […]

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Present: a new film from director Joe Chang

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By Heather Rose in New Film on Friday 2 December 2011

Filmmaker Joe Chang never pictured himself making a film like Present, but after meeting some very interesting and entertaining people (Nesey Gallons, Faith Callaway, Mariana Templin, and Teaadora Nikolova), he decided to combine them with some of his favourite things and see what happened. The result is a beautiful story about an awkward performance artist […]

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Incredible drawings by 13 year old autistic boy

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By Heather Rose in New Illustration on Friday 2 December 2011

David Barth is a thirteen year-old boy with autism from the Netherlands. He has been drawing for his entire life, mostly incredibly detailed illustrations of animals. In his drawing, ‘birds’, there are almost 400 different species of birds. And he knows the Latin names of most of them.

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Rik Garrett

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By Heather Rose in New Photography on Friday 2 December 2011

The dreamy photographs of Rik Garrett feel as if they could be from a disturbing alternate universe. His unnerving, ethereal images are inspired by early glass plates and tintypes, and his own nightmares. Most of his work is done using the wet plate collodion method. He has also created a few beautiful hand-made books using photographic prints of his work.

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