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Art isn’t dead: A defense of Instagram

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 […]

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Dinner Parties

(Or how I learned to stop worrying and love unpasteurised cheese) I’m guessing you’ve seen the old drawing about the two paths a girl’s life can take –either virtue or […]

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Why The Burlesque Show is over

Well, folks, the inevitable has finally happened: the Neo-Burlesque Movement is now fully mainstream.  This initially underground movement started in the early 1990’s with the founding of Dixie Evans’ Miss […]

The Apple iPad is the Suckiest Hyped-Up Product in History

So the iPad’s here, is it? Well the iPad can fuck right off. Let’s get the obvious shit out of the way with first. It’s a giant iPhone. It doesn’t […]

Living In The Data Cloud

A lot of data gets collected on the internet, and a lot of privacy issues are raised. But there are a lot of benign uses for user data – such as gathering information about the weather. What could be sinister about that?

The Straight Dope

Richard Allday casts a cynical eye over this week’s Horizon on BBC 2, provocatively entitled ‘is alcohol worse for you than ecstasy?’ only to find he doesn’t very much care either way.

Burlesque

Cometh the man, cometh the hour. Back by popular demand, TTI is proud to present the return of perpetually irate columnist Chad Fanstor. Some say he’s ill informed, but we think he’s just a little angry. If nothing else, his work is more challenging and provocative than a clarion cry of “get yer tits out for the lads!” — this week he casts a cynical eye over the wonderful world of burlesque.

The Sitegeist of Theatre

Theatre without the theatre – site specific performance is on the rise. This is our second article recently relating to site specific theatre, so we certainly can’t disagree with the author of this article that its a growing aspect of the performing arts. Having experienced some of Bristol’s site specific offerings, tti can only recommend seeking out an unconventional performance space near you.

Artspace / Lifespace

Ed Williams goes behind the scenes at the Pro Cathedral, the latest venture by Bristol based art collective Artspace / Lifespace, a self-styled group of ‘creative recyclists’ whose mission is to bring contemporary art and performance to transitory spaces as the city’s regeneration continues.

Cracking Cheese, Gromit!

Apocalypse? What apocalypse? Looking into the future, Lucy Langdon considers the terrifying possibility that Wallace and Gromit might represent our last, best hope to save the planet. How? Read on…