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In conversation with student artist Louise Brown, a.k.a. GoodStrangeVibes

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Ella Williams interviews Newcastle University student and Instagram-based artist "GoodStrangeVibes"....

Is social media the new art gallery?

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Whether pictures of paintings or snapchats of spoken word, there is little doubt that physical art spaces are leaking their way into the virtual world. The white-box gallery can...

Art(icle)50: the question of British identity in the era of Brexit

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Last weekend marks two years since Article 50 was invoked in February 2017… yikes. To “celebrate” the shambles that has followed, the BALTIC exhibited a collection of...

Unpretty in Pink: The New Age of ASMR

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Globule. A word I have enjoyed ever since my chemistry teacher used it describe glucose oxidase in Year 9. It is texturally evocative, referring to a substance with properties...

Citizenship in the Digital Age- Digital Citizen: the Precarious Subject @ the Baltic

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The Baltic’s “Digital Citizen: the Precarious Subject”, groups together works from contemporary artists on the themes of citizenship and self-identity in today’s digital...

Pain with pain: is sadness necessary for art?

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“Writing is easy. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed”- Ernest Hemingway.  It is undeniable that sadness is the inspiration for many great pieces of art,...

NHS: Rise In Admissions

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As admissions for eating disorders rise, our writers discuss what can be done to help those in need...

Censoring Art – Meaningful or meaningless?

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Ella Williams discusses the issues of representation, censorship, and female bodies in art after the outrage caused by Manchester Art Gallery’s decision to remove a Victorian...

Arts has a life outside of London

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Ella Williams shuts down the myth that places beyond the bounds of London are culture-less wastelands....

Review: You’ve Changed @ Northern Stage

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Ella Williams tells us of the theatrical extravaganza that is 'You've Changed'....