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The Courtauld Institute of Art

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London

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SPOTLIGHT

Inspired by Van Gogh’s

A Wheatfield with Cypresses, 1889

THE

MONTH

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SOUNDS

by Lissie Mackintosh

12th November 2019

COLUMNS

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1st November 2019

As life itself does, it started with the body. The physical move from a warm and casually familiar place to a much colder one filled with grey indiscernible shapes and a lot of confusion - of which a few recognizable voices were trying to appease. My cosy nest had been carefully constructed over nine consecutive years under the bright sun and heavy tropical rains of Hong Kong Island...

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8th November 2019

For anybody vaguely aware of music as a phenomenon during the last 25 years or so, Björk doesn’t need an introduction. Instead, I’d like to reproduce a comment made in an interview with Rolling Stone by one of her closest collaborators in recent years, Arca (Alejandra Ghersi if you're nasty): "When I met Björk, (...) it was like an oxygen you get from a person you only can exist with symbiotically. It's one of the most beautiful relationships I've had." 'Symbiotically is key, since Björk's career has been defined by the intersection of self-expression and collaboration...

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2nd December 2019

H&M has a long track record of collaborations, having worked with nineteen haute couture designers since 2004. This lofty roll call includes the likes of Stella McCartney, Balenciaga and Erdem. The Swedish mega-brand’s latest collection...

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2nd December 2019

Images that come to mind when you hear “performance art”: Freddy Prinz Jr. performing “HACKYSACK” in She’s All That, someone in the nude explaining the evils of capitalism or a number of people inconveniently doing lines of coke in the bathroom before covering themselves in dirt...