Monthly Archives: July 2015

Pen and penury: writers and poverty

~ Worlds of impoverishment, it seems, have ever been portrayed in novels, short stories, plays, memoirs and verse. These depictions, both fictional and otherwise, reveal a fascination with a real danger that always lurks too near for comfort.   F Scott Fitzgerald was determined to become, and remain, fabulously wealthy. Paradoxically he also, for...
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Riot of colour

~ A new exhibition draws from punk rock, feminism, and Indian folklore to explore issues of identity.   Artist Deedee Cheriel‘s work comprises narratives based in identity and mythology.  Originally from India, Cheriel’s Natural Resource paintings explore figuration, colour and textures, while capturing moments in time. Water, fire, stone, air, and lush gardens contextualize...
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