• Interview – Steampunk Photographer Gary Nicholls

    “The first thing I always say is that creativity is not for the select few, it is for those brave enough to give it a go. The worst that can happen is you learn something.” One of the UK’s most respected Steampunk Photographers, Gary Nicholls is soon to release...
  • CROP UP Gallery Nottingham

    Do you enjoy long walks around art galleries? Art-themed club nights? Blog writing and more? Then CROP UP Gallery is perfect for you! CROP UP is a student-run art gallery, who are passionate about immersing themselves in the art world. We curate pop-up exhibitions and organise fundraising club nights...
  • What I learned from a month at Edinburgh Fringe

    During the month of August, a transformation occurs. A metamorphosis. Edinburgh, a city of cold cobbled streets and winding alleys, becomes saturated with people and fairy lights. Edinburgh is a city of contrasts; for most of the year it is an anachronism, with the castle and medieval streets echoing...
  • Fashion as a form of protest: purposeful or shallow?

    Fashion has never been a stranger to political protests. It all began in the 19th and 20th centuries when avant-garde artists displayed their opinions of society via t-shirt slogans and anti-establishment dress codes. For example, the most notorious example that comes to mind is when Katherine Hamnett, esteemed British...
  • Style Profile: Richard Avedon

    Today, I want to present to you a contender for one of the most important people in fashion history. A model? No. A designer? No. A photographer. Yes, a photographer. Think about it, most of what we see from the world of fashion is communicated in photographs. Lookbooks, magazines,...
  • The Place is Here @ Nottingham Contemporary

    The Place is Here is grounded in the 1980’s, a crucial turning point in British multicultural politics. It brings together a wide range of works in varying mediums in order to question visitors about identity, and what culture is for. The collaborative efforts of thirty artists make up, in...
  • Candid Confessions – Part Two: Working In A Gallery

    Impact Arts asks students who have worked in the arts industry about some of their funniest moments. This week Isla McLachlan and Ingrid Jauffret share their gallery giggles. What is your funniest story or most memorable moment? ”To encourage their creativity, I did a physical impression of the route...