I’ve watched with interest the dawn of curators describing their exhibitions to possible attenders. The small Dulwich Picture Gallery in London started really well with its director, Ian Dejardin. In a few minutes, he would tell us what to see, in a quietly enthusiastic way. Now this – the gallery has TWO curators having a discussion and walking around a collection. Hands up anyone who’d … Continue reading CURATORS INVITING VIDEO – Dulwich Picture Gallery, London
Having a good picture of yourself may seem like a dream a long way off, when you’re starting to send out your work as a writer, and only you and your computer know what you’re about. But the need for a publicity picture may come sooner than we think. Are you ready? I was asked recently to supply a photo as I was leading some workshops and suddenly realised I was one selfie short of a bio. What do the well-published writers look like?
I blogged about this before, at http://bit.ly/2tI8u3m
But I am reminded of it today with this crop of author pics which you can see above this post, freshly harvested from The Word Factory, Continue reading “Writer’s pictures 2”
For a fascinating study of how two musicmakers, Daft Punk, began and continued a successful joint musical career, while maintaining their work the way they wanted it to be…. this BBC documentary now on Netflix is a must-see. This official trailer gives only a mild taste for the strength of the story and music: Because of their unique work method, sound and publicity/marketing, this is … Continue reading Who were those masked musicians?