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Current Distractions

Thu 6 Mar 2014

In this week’s Current Distractions – street art, a dressed up dad, a matchstick Hogwarts, mind music, a lady singing in a lake and much, much more.

Actually, no, that’s pretty much everything.

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Current Distractions

Thu 25 Jul 2013

This week the thing that everyone’s talking about is, of course, Kate and William’s lovely new baby!  Soon he’ll be able to wave and then he’ll be unleashed into the wild for his initiaton to the throne.  Still, not as impressive as this –

Pixel Pensioner
What’s the opposite of babys?  That’s right- old people.  And this really old person has done something almost as amazing as being born; not only is he a great artist, he achieves his images using the spectacularly frustrating Microsoft Paint.  Bit unnecessary to say he does it with his eyes closed though…

The World’s most cheerful instrument?
Ukeleles divide people – fun and cute/irritating and sickening, but these creative and fun designs by Paul Celentano have to be the most cheerful instruments in the world, don’t they?  A cupcake ukelele…come on….where’s that smile!?

Terrying and Brilliant
And what’s the oppostie of the world’s most cheerful instrument?  That’s right – the most horrifying.  And this wins hands down.  Not only does it look alarming , it’s the perfect way to terrify friends and neighbours.

Matthew Grindon
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Current Distractions

Fri 5 Jul 2013

It’s nearly the weekend so we’ve put together a list of interesting things for you to stare at, including a breakdancing child genius, a pink Congo, and a serene woodland scene inside a toilet roll.  You’re welcome.

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Current Distractions

Thu 23 May 2013

This week, Communications Intern Pep Gorgori tells us his Current Distractions. Pep is a musicologist and journalist from Barcelona who, after working some years in Spain, is now studying an MA at Goldsmiths College, to improve his knowledge in Arts Administration and Cultural Policies. 

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Current Distractions

Thu 25 Apr 2013

A Viola player using the latest technology to create a musical composition, an artist based in Singapore that can create life-like images with just paint and resin – there’s so much to see here and all so culturally nourishing.  Plus, if you can make it to the bottom, there’s a picture of Haydn in hair curlers.

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Current Distractions

Thu 11 Apr 2013

IT’S THE LAST WEEK OF HALF TERM, which to many of us all over the world means: absolutely nothing! 

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