Are Video Games Art?
Art

Are Video Games Art?

This month, New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) opened an exhibition featuring some of our best-loved video games, including Pac-Man, Tetris and Sim City 2000 –  not exactly what you would expect alongside Edvard Munch’s iconic modern art piece The Scream, also currently on display at the museum. Well, according to Jonathan Jones of The … Continue reading

Brand New Ancients: Kate Tempest wins Ted Hughes Poetry Prize
Art / Literature

Brand New Ancients: Kate Tempest wins Ted Hughes Poetry Prize

Kate Tempest, ground-breaking spoken word poet from London, won the Ted Hughes poetry prize for her ‘spoken story’ Brand New Ancients this evening. I first experienced Tempest’s poetry at a spoken word night at the Royal Court Theatre, London last year and, I have to say, it has completely changed my view of poetry: what poetry … Continue reading