Tilda Swinton commends ‘every alien’s favourite cousin’.

, 22 March 2013

Actress Tilda Swinton took the podium to honour an androgynous icon at the opening of the David Bowie Is exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. Running from Saturday, March 23 to Sunday, August 11, it’s already proving to be a hugely popular show and testament to the triumph of what Swinton herself calls “freaks” everywhere.

Swinton appeared on Bowie’s latest video ‘The Stars (Are Out Tonight)’ and testified to her relationship with the glam pop star as friend and fan.  In a speech that is was both funny and affectionate, Swinton credited “that gingery boney pinky whitey person” with making her difference easier to bear growing up. Read the full transcript here.**

In support of ornament: New York’s Super Dutchess exalts in the impish tease of our infinite smallness with its God Is in the Details group show

Charlie Janelle Freiberg, 13 April 2021

Magical storytelling & mementos for a lost season in the Midsummer Rose group exhibition


OK, Millennial: blackwinterwells & 8485 on exploring a universal experience in their own specific way for AQNB’s Heavenly Creatures compendium

6 April 2021

Love, chaos & animal kitsch in the hyperactive duo exhibition of Chris Lloyd & Sara Yukiko Mon

5 April 2021

Odete chronicles her upbringing with a transmaterialist perspective on ‘A letter to the spirits’

1 April 2021

Sitting on the Bus: Coby Sey talks CURL & his transportive post-grime sound of South East London on AQNB’s Artist Statement podcast

31 March 2021

oakscreen’s ‘hibernate’ mixes lofi-inspired mania with melancholy on AQNB’s Heavenly Creatures compendium

Matt Dell, 30 March 2021

Aftermath, again: Oxhy on the next world-ending cataclysm & an attempt at hopeful ‘new folk’ on his debut album Woodland Dance 

Matt Dell, 29 March 2021

Eerie surrounds, pandemic gothic & collective delirium in the SHOOCK! L’Estasi di Sinto, Jacqueline e Mara group show presented by merzbau

29 March 2021

Endgame recounts anguish & familial loss with Yayoyanoh on the industrial abyssal beats of ‘Barbed Heart’

aqnb, 26 March 2021

Let the hot glue drip: Yein Lee on the unknown possibilities of her corporeal junk forms for 3hd Festival’s Symbiotic Agencies

24 March 2021

Alejandra Muñoz drops AQNB’s Heavenly Creatures cover with words on the online-but-intimate imaginary of a world without touch

23 March 2021

Revisiting the wintry imagination & fantasy atmosphere of the Phantasmagoria offsite show at a snowcapped Bavarian castle

22 March 2021

Dadras shares ‘Irrational Ham Gobbler’ with a few words on his latest records & inquiry into environmental realities

19 March 2021

Kelman Duran shares the dissociative & up-tempo rhythms of ‘Babu Frik’ for the debut Promesses compilation Promesses Vol. 1

aqnb, 19 March 2021