A couple of months ago, TTI officially turned nine. That’s a long time in dog years, even longer in blog years. And in that time we’ve had a lot of […]
There’s been a lot of debate lately about the relationship between art and technology. A lot of people have been saying that recent technological development is having a negative effect […]
Straight White Male by John Niven is a great book, but it’s entertainment, not art.
It’s been a while since this erstwhile journalist wrote anything about art. These days I’m too busy drinking and doing drugs and women. Oh, and my job, of course, which […]
Opera is a game of two halves. Bet that’s the first time you’ve heard that said in an opera review. But in the case of Sunken Garden, the “experimental” opera […]
As any fan of Mad Men will tell you, nostalgia literally means ‘the pain of an old wound being re-opened’. So either Kasper Holten, Covent Garden’s new artistic director, is […]
Shelves. A short story about redemption.
This review will start, as all Scott Walker reviews must, by explaining that Scott is the greatest lyricist, vocalist, conductor, experimenter, influence, and all around genius alive today. This review […]
The truth may be out there. But what if no-one else is?
En Liang Khong thinks Central London’s public art scene needs to face up to the increasing gap between artistic integrity and corporate aspiration.