Artist Spotlight #32: Dylan Rowen
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Artist Spotlight #32: Dylan Rowen

Dylan Rowen This  talented writer and ace photographer produces sunlit and romantic shots that recall scenes from Sofia Coppola’s dreamy films. In our latest spotlight, Dylan Rowen enthusiastically talks about his favourite artists and photography theory. Q: Hello Dylan! Can you please tell us a bit about yourself? A: Hello! I’m a second year Arts student … Continue reading

Film Review: High-Rise
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Film Review: High-Rise

Image via Film4 Director: Ben Wheatley Screenwriters: Amy Jump, Benjamin Taylor Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans, Jeremy Irons, Elisabeth Moss “In a totally sane society, madness is the only freedom”. This quote from the J.G. Ballard novel, Running Wild (1988), is a common theme across the works of the author, prominently displaying itself in High-Rise, the 2015 … Continue reading

The Economic Function of the Latin Sanctuaries of Fortuna Primigenia and Hercules Victor
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The Economic Function of the Latin Sanctuaries of Fortuna Primigenia and Hercules Victor

Temple Of Hercules Victor. Photo Credit: Fabrizio Troiani Three questions arise when conducting research on the economic function of the Latin sanctuaries of Fortuna Primigenia at Praeneste, modern-day Palestrina, and Hercules Victor at Tibur, modern-day Tivoli. How and why did these two sanctuaries become so wealthy in the second century BC? Secondly, who was involved … Continue reading

Artist Spotlight #29: Lucy Timbrell
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Artist Spotlight #29: Lucy Timbrell

Lucy Timbrell Bird-and-flower paintings (huaniao hua 花鸟画) were first popularised in tenth century China, and today, Lucy Timbrell puts her own spin on the genre by using linocuts to create beautiful artworks depicting flora and fauna. In our latest spotlight, we learn about her recent trip to Vienna and her admiration for Margaret Preston. Q: Hello Lucy! Can you please … Continue reading