10th December 2019 Newsletter
Laurie Lipton's obsessive drawings are as haunting as they are captivating
Laurie declares, "there is nobody on this planet who has drawn more than me, nobody. That is all I have done. I haven't cooked, I haven't made children, I've just drawn. That's all I can do." Watch here.
Arranmore is an island community of native Irish speakers who are passionate about football
Director David Drake tells me, "Players who live as far as Leicester will hop on a train to London on a Friday, get a flight to Belfast, take a bus to Donegal, and finally hop on a boat to Arranmore just to get to a game on a Saturday. No joke." Watch here.
Rostislav Vítek has "conquered over 60,000 kilometres of swimming"
The 43 year old 'Aquanaut' is a contemporary icon of long-distance swimming in Czech Republic, who often swims in near freezing conditions. Watch here.
The Purity Movement is using sex to shame and
Sexuality is a complex thing and each individual needs to figure out how to navigate it for themselves. Abstinence before marriage does work for some people, for others it brings pain and confusion. Watch here.
Dutch Angle is when the camera tilts to one side
Jake Swinney's visual essay of gradually increasing Dutch Angles through various scenes in cinematic history is as mesmerising as it is informative. Watch here.
Fall River is a low income town in America loved
Film making Duo Pat and Jamil set out to make a film about Fall River, but end up exploring Pat's own childhood, and his Grandmother's life Watch here.
Death Spray Custom on why he loves things that can
DSC is an artist that makes beautiful art on dangerous equipment. His one off designs are striking, and always have an element of humour about them. Watch here.