RT @MCantacuzino: Looking forward to chairing a discussion with the wonderful sibling duo Francesca and Raoul Martinez at the @QPBookfest
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Fancy working in a tube train in the sky?

There’s never a normal day at the office when you’re sat in a discontinued tube carriage atop a converted Victorian warehouse in the middle of Shoreditch. Village Underground is on the hunt for two to four new tenants for their working spaces.

They’re currently accepting applications for emerging artists, creative professionals and businesses that will benefit from our affordable rent and being part of our creative community. Village Underground is also keen to maintain a diversity of backgrounds and disciplines.

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Book Launch: Ben Rivers ‘Ways of Worldmaking’

Ways of Worldmaking is the first comprehensive monograph on British experimental filmmaker Ben Rivers. Often following people who have in some way separated themselves from society, the raw film footage provides Rivers with a starting point for creating oblique narratives imagining alternative existences in marginal worlds.

This book has been designed by åbäke and published by Mousse Publishing in collaboration with Camden Arts Centre, Kunstverein in Hamburg, The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago and La Triennale di Milano.

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The Gloryville Effect is going global

Everyone’s favourite early morning ravers are taking it to the next level!

A few years ago people would struggle to say ‘early morning sober raves’ with a straight face. Now it doesn’t matter what their reaction is. Morning Gloryville are intent on taking their work worldwide, taking magic and healing experiences to the next level.

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Nonclassical Battle of the Bands 2017

Taking a concept usually associated with school events and School of Rock and applying it to new art music, renegade contemporary classical promoters Nonclassical host the latest edition of their Battle of the Bands – and they’re taking applications to participate.

To apply to take part, check out the link below and fill out the form therein. Selected applicants will perform at the event on 11 January.

There will be prizes: first prize includes a bottle of Champagne and a track on the next Nonclassical compilation, plus extra goodies for runners up.

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Becoming Shades: An Underground Circus Kickstarter

Becoming Shades is a show that takes the audience on a journey through the dark heart of the Vaults in Waterloo. The long tunnel of the cavern is transformed into Hades. Performers appear from in front of you, behind you and from up above you. There are no seats, everyone makes their own journey and the action takes place all around. The score has been composed specifically for the show and is performed live.

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Keep It Complex: A Crowdfunder Against Brexit

Racism and fascism didn’t just magically appear on the 23rd of June. For all the European citizens who no longer feel welcome, there are millions of other citizens who were never welcome. Austerity, colonialism and patriarchy have been hardening our bodies for a long time.

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