Posts Tagged ‘Parasol unit’

Fighting those Winter Blues

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The dark, dreary weather at this time of year casts a shadow over even the most upbeat of Londoners. The shortest day of the year is upon us, with Winter Solstice bringing less than 8 hours of daylight. And with the characteristic haze of grey clouds and drizzle for which England is notoriously known, it is quite difficult to resist the urge to lazily sleep[…..]

I Know Something About Love

In Parasol unit’s latest exhibition, Yinka Shonibare, Yang Fudong, Shirin Neshat and Christodoulos Panayiotou prove that they do know something about love as their visually seductive works tell tales of l’amour ripe with romance and nostalgia. I Know Something About Love reads as a gushing four-verse love poem to love itself – an extended visual sonnet that unfolds in time and space, instilling optimism, hope[…..]