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Tania Bruguera forces consideration of Migration at the Turbine Hall

Cuban artist Tania Bruguera has spent her career commenting on institutional power, borders, and migration, with work in the media of installation,...

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Shoreditch Ski Club and the Move to Sustainable Fashion

Sustainable fashion has long been a holy grail in the industry, but very few brands have been able to find the balance between affordability and st...

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Debt

A week after the budget was released it has become clear that the focus for many new freelancers and self-employed is the abundance of debt in thei...

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Netflix shows House of Cards doesn’t need Spacey to Shine

What happens when an Emmy winning show loses their main character before their final season? After Netflix cut ties with Kevin Spacey, questions we...

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Milkman and How to Be Right… In a World Gone Wrong

Fiction: Milkman by Anna Burns –Words by Celia Jenkins There’s always a bit of a buzz when the Man Booker Prize shortlist is announced, and t...

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Audiobooks offers frantic feeling with Now! (in a minute)

Offering an eclectic mixture of spoken word and dance beats, Audiobooks’ new album Now! (in a minute) speaks to the potential of the bandR...

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All Work, Little Pay: The Life of a Freelance Writer in the Gig Economy

Gareth Hancock writes on leaving his job as a builder to become a copywriter and the race to the bottom that content mills and online freelance mar...

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Widows shows that Steve McQueen can do pretty much everything

With excellent casting and near-impeccable form, Steve McQueen adapts the ITV drama Widows for film, offering a new and unexpected take on the clas...

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Stories at The National shows potential before flopping

Writer Nina Raine attempts to tackle a delicate subject with Stories, but fails to find a way to contribute anything new to the discussion around s...

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Rachel Maclean at The Zabludowicz Collection combines art with tech to create something totally new

 Rachel Maclean’s films have wowed audiences across the UK, but can her most recent show maintain the same success? Rachel Maclean’s sickly s...

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Patta x Nike: Collaboration at its finest

Let’s travel back in time, shall we? Imagine that it’s 2004, Amsterdam, where underground rave and hip-hop parties are all the rage, branded ...

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Food for Freelancers: Brasserie Zedel

Oisin Rogers is the landlord of the excellent Guinea Grill in Mayfair. If you follow him on Instagram –  @mcmoop for reasons I don’t know – y...

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Five Tips to Make your Freelancing Day More Productive

By freelancing you can abandon the long boring commute and work from your home office, or even the kitchen table. Freelancing gives you the freedom...

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The Budget

It’s been a disruptive week for the future of freelancing. The next time a budget is announced we will have left the EU, a possibly tempestuous mov...

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Borrowed 90’s nostalgia: The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

There’s lots of hype about the Netflix revamp, but can it maintain the same level of popularity as its 90s inspiration? Especially at this sp...

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Work in Progress

More than a year after the Taylor Review promised to make gig economy work fairer, has anything changed for the UK’s growing army of freelancers, c...

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Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot is Probably Not Gus Van Sant’s Best

Callahan’s story in Gus Vant Sant’s Don’t Worry He Won’t Get Far On Foot is not one of redemption, but one of acceptance; of coming to terms with t...

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The Wild Duck at The Almeida Theatre keeps Ibsen relevant

Nested in Islington’s prestigious Almeida, esteemed Director/ Producer/ General Golden-Child Robert Icke’s grizzly adaptation of Henrik Ibsen...

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I Object at the British Museum reminds us how to undermine authority

Ian Hislop’s I Object at the British Museum is made up of around 100 pieces from across the globe and through the ages, from Ancient Egypt to Banks...

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Lanzhou Noodle Bar

Noodles are the focus of this week’s food column, with a visit to Lanzhou Noodle bar right in the heart of London –Words by Neil Davey Furthe...

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