A visit to the Saatchi Gallery - Paper

Last weekend I went to the Saatchi gallery to see their new exhibition. With wide range of work by artists from all over the world, the show features just what is says on the tin - works on paper. 

Sony World Photography Awards

Following Liberate Tate’s annual protest, the debate around corporate sponsors in the arts has been in the news again.  Their activism is channelled towards BP, but the role of the Tate in their campaigning is just as important; the idea of ‘liberating’ the gallery forcing broader questions about sponsorship.  Should the art world ask more questions about where it gets its money from?  If so, whose money is acceptable?

Studio visit: Pop artist & cultural schizophrenic Ketna Patel

 Having just returned from a trip to Singapore, I can say hands down, one of the most memorable moments had to be stepping inside Pop artist Ketna Patel's home studio. Half home and half workspace, the unassuming building down a residential road is home…

Say FRIEZE

 The Frieze art fair takes place every year in Autumnal London over four days in October. Visiting Frieze is always a great day out, full of visual stimuli and inspiration. It is nevertheless accompanied by a fear that you might walk past or miss a piece…

Stream, WPP's summer camp for geeks

 Laura Tan, Digit's Strategy Director talks about her experiences in Athens last weekendStream, WPP’s annual ‘unconference’ is nothing if not immersive. From the minute you arrive at the deliberately basic hotel just outside of Athens,…

Reasons to be Creative round up: day 3

 Gimme5 is a new take on the elevator pitch. 12 newcomers take to the stage to talk about something for 5 minutes with two of the 12 being invited back the following year for a full session. All twelve gave fantastic presentations, ranging from…

Reasons to be Creative round up: day 1

Digit Creative Technologists, Alex and David headed down to Brighton on September 2nd for 3 days of inspirational talks on design, art and code at the recently rebranded Reasons to be Creative. Despite the abundance of incredible speakers at the…