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Alex Beukers

Sensational: The Power of Synesthesia

Synesthesia is a hugely rare cross-sensory condition - and yet features in some of our most famous canonical works. How can we ever understand the experience of a synesthete?

Recoiling from the shock: how Dadaism swallowed a post-war Europe

Dada expanded beyond its art, morphing as it did into a political rather than an aesthetic revolution.

Film Firsts: Nothing gets lost in translation with my first foreign film

Beyond even the sprawling shots of the Indian landscapes, Hirani’s film achieves the quality of epic.