Microblog #2

Tired of seeing this pseudo-abstract art gallery aesthetic everywhere in Cardiff. Not sure if it's this way everywhere but it's predominantly white people making a few big paintings or a couple of tiny sculptures and putting them in a completely white-walled space and expecting it to transfer energy to the person participating in the art. …

update //5th Oct.

COMING UP: THIS SATURDAY at Theatre Deli, London. Launching Nora Selmani's chapbook Portraits. Her chapbook draws on her Kosovan immigrant upbringing to explore homecoming, loss, and selfhood. More info about the launch here. THIS SUNDAY at Riverside Warehouse, Cardiff. We'll be running a zine making workshop with Gentle/Radical. Here's more info. **TODAY** we'll be recording …

ART: Inside Out by Manon Williams

Manon Williams, originally from West Wales is an 18 year old radio presenter, journalist, and photographer. Heavily influenced by the works of Edgar Allan Poe, Tim Burton, Man Ray, Giulio Turcat and particularly the music genre Shoegaze, which often incorporates dark distorted noises. She has succeeded in translating these inspirations into her latest installation. A triptych of darkroom …

On The Library

Lumin Library, which was given an artist's residency in the back corner of Three Doors Up, has now been uninstalled. Although underdeveloped and semi-functional due to monetary and other limitations, it remained a necessary space in Cardiff. It was for the community of artists and non-artists alike to feel a sense of freedom and openness …

PROSE: At the Lake by Ronnie Angel Pope

Writer and Artist, Ronnie Angel Pope, is currently based in Cardiff. Her work considers themes of pilgrimage and the 'honoring' of place, whist crafting narrative surrounding the inanimate world and its interaction with the human sphere. This exploration of a co-dependent relationship between the 'human' and 'the other' is done so with emphasis on the narrative voice …