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Print! Tearing It Up: My exhibition on the power of independent magazines at Somerset House this summer

Feb 12th, 2018

This summer I am staging PRINT! Tearing It Up, an exhibition at central London’s Somerset House which investigates and celebrates the power of independently produced British magazines and journals.

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A cause for celebration: Digitisation of all 239 issues of Spare Rib

Jun 2nd, 2015

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Great news that the British Library has digitised the archive of one of the most important magazines of modern times: Spare Rib.

If you don’t know it or haven’t seen the publication, you are in for a treat. As the British Library’s politics and public life curator Polly Russell says, Spare Rib was “funny, irreverent, intelligent and passionate… a product of its time which is also somehow timeless”.

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