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Nab yourself a double pass to Have You Seen the Listers?, the film festival smash hit about world-renowned street artist Anthony Lister.

Christopher Walken's Bedtime Stories

Thursday February 22, 2018

Warning: this video of Christopher Walken reading The Three Little Pigs is not suitable for children.

This interview, with Black Panther fashion designer and former hip-hop artist Wale Oyéjidé, was one of the most profound conversations we've ever had. 

Japanese sculptor Haroshi combines his two great passions – skateboarding and art – into the most logical synthesis possible: skateboard art.

Meet the chap who hand-knits the official sweater collections for Marvel movies, including the Afro-futuristic superhero flick Black Panther (out today). 

How to Build a Death Star

Thursday February 08, 2018

Many a Star Wars fan has wondered about the mechanics of building something like a Death Star. Now, one designer has managed to break down the building process into a logical sequence. 

When Angie Polglaze’s art school teacher told her she wouldn’t be able to use the chainsaw, she picked it up and has barely put it down in 20 years. 

Want to visit the Overlook Hotel? No, neither do we. But Claire Hentschker’s virtual tour of ‘The Shining’ is well worth checking out (or in).

Food That Plays Music

Thursday January 04, 2018

Just when we thought gastronomy couldn’t get any weirder, a Swiss design student has gone and created a playable record made from chocolate. Just don’t go spinning it in a hot nightclub.

We found this series pretty irresistible: one artist is creating glitchy, pixelated versions of century-old classics, using watercolours instead of computers.

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