Information Explosion: Big Bang Data at Somerset House

Emily Spary reviews ‘Big Bang Data’ at Somerset House, an exhibition which explores the role of data in the Digital Age, and indeed, in our everyday lives.  The explosion of data into our lives has fundamentally shaped all that we do in this Digital Age. Daily, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created, and we have…

Postcolonialism You Can Dance To

Inez Bartram Vilar explores Portugal’s postcolonial legacy to show how it has influenced and shaped Lisbon’s unique and diverse music scene – tracing the journey from it’s heritage to its infusion into mainstream popular culture. Though less expansive than the French or English, Portugal had a strong colonial presence in Africa. This lead up to the independence of…