The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames is well known for its riverside establishment and venues such as The Rose Theatre. Less familiar might be the fact that the borough is also home to the largest Korean population in the UK, but that said, it is no surprise that Kingston is now home to a festival […]

  Seoul born artist Jieun Kim completed a Masters in Graphic Design in 2011 at the Chelsea College of Arts in University of the Arts London. After graduating, she started working under the name The Drawing Hand in London and has developed her visual style with various media. She has been able to engage her […]

  We could never have imagined how much of an impact Scandinavian TV shows and films have had on the British audience until we went to Nordicana, the UK’s first expo celebrating Danish, Swedish and Norwegian crime thrillers as well as fiction and film. We were over the moon when we got a chance to […]

  The Victoria and Albert Museum (or the V&A) have shown a number of screenings of plays over the past two months in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the National Video Archive of Performance (NVAP). The plays normally can’t be shown to the public (but it is possible to book a day to see […]

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) definitely changed the face of twentieth century art. He was just 14 years old when he enrolled the Academy of Fine Arts in Barcelona and later he studied in Madrid. He eventually moved to France where he worked and died in 1973. His early work, 1900-1904, was strongly influenced by Van Gogh and Lautreca, […]