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the best things to watch, see and do in the UK this week

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Roisin Lanigan

the best things to watch, see and do in the UK this weekend

Look we know it's Thursday, but get your indispensable gui-De to leisure early, with our culture highlights of the week.
Roisin Lanigan

how to make an independent magazine

In this week’s episode of i-D’s fashion podcast, Fash-ON Fash-OFF, we’re joined by Bertie Brandes of Mushpit and Sharan Dhaliwal of Burnt Roti, plus Somerset House’s Claire Catterall talks us through new exhibition, Print! Tearing It Up.
Matthew Whitehouse

discover the future of british DIY publishing

Paul Gorman talks us through Print, his new exhibition at Somerset House, dedicated to the independent British magazines changing the world.
Felix Petty

​bunkerpop to bleakrave: lonelady brings her experimental manchester club night to london

As part of her residency in the Rifle Range at Somerset House, LoneLady relocates Shutters Down! from the urban wastelands of the north to subterranean London crypt the Deadhouse this Saturday night.
Charlotte Gush

talking princess di, gigi, lady gaga and kate moss on a tour of hair by sam mcknight

Sam McKnight is unquestionably one of the industry’s most prolific hair stylist, so we jumped at the chance of a private tour of his exhibition Hair, spanning 40 years of his most iconic work.
Lynette Nylander

björk collaborator james merry on virtual reality and princess mononoke’s rainforest

With the wonderful VR world of Björk: Digital opening at London’s Somerset House, we speak to her co-creative director, confidant and very cool pal James about the exhibition and beyond.
Frankie Dunn

documenting the magic of mali's youth culture

Malick Sidibé's lens captured the vivacity and energy of a newly independent Mali in the 1960s; his black and white shots of the country's youth soaked in laughter and romance. As Somerset House prepares for the first major retrospective in the UK of...
Ryan White

european premiere of björk digital coming to somerset house

For the virtual reality exhibition, the Icelandic innovator has collaborated with some of the finest visual artists and programmers in the world.
Charlotte Gush

revisiting the past and anticipating the future with matthew stone

As his new exhibition opens at Somerset House, we catch up with the artist to talk about his new paintings, old statements and cross-cultural operating.
Felix Petty

imagining black masculinity ten years in the future

As he launches his new project 2026 at Somerset House today, Ibrahim Kamara writes an impassioned piece about the changing vision of black masculinity.
Ibrahim Kamara

daydreaming with stanley kubrick

Ahead of a new exhibition at Somerset House, we get lost in these Kubrick inspired artworks from some of the world’s most exciting artists.
Tish Weinstock