Exhibition Review: ‘Amy: Beyond the Stage’ Doesn’t Venture Too Far Beyond Anything

By Frances Howe, LLB I don’t remember any significant moment growing up where I became conscious of who Amy Winehouse was. Born in 1999 myself, Winehouse’s albums are a component part of the sonic wallpaper that made up the sound of my childhood. The first sleepover party I ever went to when I was seven […]

The Pharaoh’s Last Hurrah: Saatchi Gallery Exhibition is Your Last Opportunity to See Tutankhamun Outside of Egypt.

Inès Rodier, BA Development Studies and Politics “The aim of the exhibition is then to replicate the unparalleled sensation of the discovery of the sacred place.” The Saatchi Gallery is currently hosting the ‘Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh’ exhibition, which runs from 2 November 2019 until 3 May 2020.  This exhibition, displaying the artefacts […]

Exhibition Review: “From Kabul to Kolkata: Of Belonging, Memories and Identity”

Swareena Gurung, MA South Asian Area Studies In 1892, Rabindranath Tagore’s short story, “The Kabuliwala” introduced to the Indian literary landscape the enduring figure of the peddler from Kabul. Since then, the loving bond between Tagore’s young heroine, Mini and her Kabuliwala has been reprised through translations and cinematic adaptations. The photography exhibition “From Kabul […]

Exhibition Review: Athi-Patra Ruga: Of Gods, Rainbows and Omissions

When asked during an interview, “Why the name ‘Of Gods, Rainbows and Omissions’”, Athi Patra Ruga answered: “I wanted to introduce to London a definitive body that speaks about men and the ideologies we put in power. My life’s work is then to create safe spaces (I’m getting bored of the word utopia), where me […]