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We will remember them: three tributes marking the centenary commemoration of the First World War

"As the stars that shall be bright when we are dust, Moving in marches upon the heavenly plain, As the stars that are starry in the time of our darkness, To the end, to the end, they remain." ~ from The Fallen by Laurence Binyon   Armistice Day is always a very important time for commemoration … Continue reading We will remember them: three tributes marking the centenary commemoration of the First World War

Loving Vincent

Have you seen this latest project based on the works of Vincent Van Gogh?  It is a film generated solely by paintings inspired by Van Gogh's original works, and narrated using material from his 800+ letters.  What an amazing collaboration - even this trailer is mesmerising to watch.  I can't wait to see the final … Continue reading Loving Vincent

Dalí + Disney = ?

Check out this fascinating article by Open Culture about a potential collaboration between Salvador Dalí and Walt Disney in the 1940s called Destino. Fortunately for us, this short film has been produced which imagines what might have emerged, had the project been finished. It is a beautiful piece, merging together Dalí's surreal art with Disney's Fantasia-like animation. As … Continue reading Dalí + Disney = ?