Review of Poor Cow for Sight & Sound

This year Ken Loach released his 50th feature film and the ICO re-released his first, Poor Cow (1967). Adapted from the novel by the excellent, underrated Nell Dunn, Loach’s debut feels as fresh, urgent, sad and hopeful as ever. Advertisements

Review of Poor Cow for Sight & Sound

This year Ken Loach released his 50th feature film and the ICO re-released his first, Poor Cow (1967). Adapted from the novel by the excellent, underrated Nell Dunn, Loach’s debut feels as fresh, urgent, sad and hopeful as ever.

IN A DREAM YOU SAW A WAY TO SURVIVE AND YOU WERE FULL OF JOY: review for frieze magazine

I reviewed the Elizabeth Price-curated show, IN A DREAM YOU SAW A WAY TO SURVIVE AND WERE FULL OF JOY, for frieze. The review is published online at frieze.com and in the September/October/November 2016 print issue.

IN A DREAM YOU SAW A WAY TO SURVIVE AND YOU WERE FULL OF JOY: review for frieze magazine

I reviewed the Elizabeth Price-curated show, IN A DREAM YOU SAW A WAY TO SURVIVE AND WERE FULL OF JOY, for frieze. The review is published online at frieze.com and in the September/October/November 2016 print issue.

The poetry of paint: an interview with Etel Adnan for RA Magazine

For Etel Adnan, art world success came late – in her eighties. I met the writer and painter in Paris ahead of her solo show at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery in London. 

The poetry of paint: an interview with Etel Adnan for RA Magazine

For Etel Adnan, art world success came late – in her eighties. I met the writer and painter in Paris ahead of her solo show at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery in London. 

Interview with Mary Ramsden for RA Magazine

‘There is a playful space between the traditional medium of painting and the slick light of the LCD screen’ I interviewed the contemporary painter Mary Ramsden for the spring 2016 issue of RA Magazine. You can see her work in

Interview with Mary Ramsden for RA Magazine

‘There is a playful space between the traditional medium of painting and the slick light of the LCD screen’ I interviewed the contemporary painter Mary Ramsden for the spring 2016 issue of RA Magazine. You can see her work in

Q&A with Miranda Pennell, director of The Host

Someone once told me about a strategy of war: bomb the archives first. Recording our past is crucial to preserving our sense of who we are – and this is true of individuals and communities alike.

Q&A with Miranda Pennell, director of The Host

Someone once told me about a strategy of war: bomb the archives first. Recording our past is crucial to preserving our sense of who we are – and this is true of individuals and communities alike.

Watch these spaces: feature on art schools in RA Magazine

‘The fear of leaving with huge debt and uncertain career prospects makes the decision about whether to go to art school or not high risk’

Watch these spaces: feature on art schools in RA Magazine

‘The fear of leaving with huge debt and uncertain career prospects makes the decision about whether to go to art school or not high risk’

Review of Love on the Dole for Sight & Sound

  Set in a northern industrial town in the Great Depression, the 1941 film Love on the Dole is about economic hardship, the withdrawal of benefits, and the struggle for better conditions for the working classes.

Review of Love on the Dole for Sight & Sound

  Set in a northern industrial town in the Great Depression, the 1941 film Love on the Dole is about economic hardship, the withdrawal of benefits, and the struggle for better conditions for the working classes.