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Wood Green High Road – an Ordinary Street between austerity and Brexit

We find ourselves in a strange limbo somewhere between ‘Austerity Britain’ and Brexit. How might one look upon and describe Wood Green High Road, its retail culture and its vernacular aesthetics at this particular moment? What does this mean for … Continue reading

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The Brand Nobody Knows: London’s fashion ‘other’ and the vernacular aesthetic of the Anthropocene

On a recent visit to Covent Garden I noted a new proliferation of luxury brands trading from the Piazza. On approaching the Piazza from James Street one is confronted with stores by historic luxury brands Chanel, Dior and Burberry. These … Continue reading

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A Room of One’s Own (in a garden in Tottenham)

It seems every day there is a new piece of writing rightly lamenting the high cost of living in London and its effect on artists. In March Nicolas Serota suggested that London’s success as a centre of creativity was at … Continue reading

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