Only by swallowing our pride and teaming up with the big brands will we be able to innovate towards a wholly sustainable, ethical work environment
Much classic British comedy has been inspired by the faithful civil servant, juggling the whims of some upstart new minister. Yet there is truth in this stereotype. A new culture of government could do with being ushered in, and soon
Are we turning into a fearful, passive culture that finds it easier to blame others for our circumstances than take real responsibility for our lives? A culture where what is frankly foolish is celebrated, rather than what is wise searched out?
The works of artist Gunilla Klingberg accept consumerism as the existential backbone of modern life. They overflow with images and expressions from everyday life.
Mondongo is arguably the most prolific and ebullient of the new wave of the Latin America's contemporary artists, and have recently collaborated with Rei Kawakubo, founder of Commes Des Garçons. The collective, formed in 1999, comprises three artists – Agustina Picasso, Manuel Mendanha and Juliana Lafitte. they fuse thread, beads, tar, wax and plasticine in a painstakingly slow process that produces intricate mixed-media paintings. The works tackle archetypes such as love, death, creation and sex with a style that hovers between playful and perverse.