December 2011

KIKI IN THE MÉTRO

by HRM on December 15, 2011

Until we’ve had our own experiences of them, the spirits of unknown places only exist in our minds, fed to us in distant reports from the field, and built in great part upon the stuff of film and literature.

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The Children’s Republic

by HRM on December 12, 2011

The Children’s Republic, Canadian playwright Hannah Moskovitch’s brilliant new play currently on at the Tarragon Theatre, starts with an important deception. The scene is dark, the walls are black paper, and there is white powdered chalk spelling out WARSAW 1942 on the ground.

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To make you feel my love

by HRM on December 10, 2011

Under the gilded ceilings and embossed marble of Le Carmen, hotel particulier South of the brashy neon-lights of Pigalle, Emma-Klara Sandberg practices her performance before the launch party of the 11th issue of Her Royal Majesty (1 November 2011).

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Made in Britain

by HRM on December 8, 2011

A few years ago, Gavin James Bower made quite a noise in the English literary world with his first novel Dazed & Aroused, based largely on his experiences in the fashion world…

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Yayoi Kusama retrospective

by HRM on December 5, 2011

Currently showing at the Pompidou centre is the first French retrospective of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. Kusama’s work, which encompasses feminism, surrealism, pop art and abstract expressionism, is displayed chronologically in this exhibition.

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