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Henry Abosi

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“It’s one of the projects we are proudest and most excited about, because it’s such an unusual typology.” British architect Thomas Heatherwick said a few years ago when the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African Art (MOCAA) project first hit...
“An actor’s only job is to enter the lives of people who are different from us” Whether portraying a traumatized immigrant or an overzealous Prime Minister, Meryl Streep finds a way to embody a character’s soul and bring it to...
That plaid jacket with the pronounced shoulder pads in scene one was the giveaway, right?! Fashion will always be one of the definitive markers of trends and culture through history. It is a continuum that can equally highlight an epoch...
"I'll have what she's having"... Some of the most memorable moments in cinema were experienced across a dining table. Just in case you weren't aware, cafe and diner scenes in film are a thing. Many of these moments are centered...
Where does one start with this? So, a few years ago, shortly after the cacophony that was Nine, I found myself completely infatuated by the intricately composed and gracefully performed, Les Miserables. In my mind, Tom Hooper had revived the magical...
Noell Oszvald is a young Hungarian visual artist that has created a fantastic series of tranquil and somewhat surrealist self-portraits. She captures minimalist backgrounds while rarely facing the camera, instead her focus is to portray emotion in each of her shots. The...
Saul Bass was an American graphic designer, filmmaker and arguably one of the greatest designers of the 20th century. He is renowned for his title sequences in film and his minimalist approach to stripped down visuals. In his 40 year...
The Magney House stands out as a highlight piece by renowned Australian architect, Glenn Murcutt. It is spatially structured, compartmentalising different functions while keeping them all in a single open space. The Magney House is the epitome of elemental...
The highlight of any Olympic event is it's landmark venue; the lavish economic splurge that results in a white elephant in your backyard. These static monuments are a reminder to the city that it was once the 'centre of...
Okay, let's be honest, we all know that villains tend to be endowed with a slightly deeper reservoir of intellect. Naturally, they are always one step ahead, albeit sinister and void of morality. As far back as I can...