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Doodle Marathon: We Built This City

SEEN was sorry to miss a 50-hour non-stop doodle marathon carried out by Mr Doodle on the storefront, inside and even on the merchandise sold by We Built This City, London’s coolest souvenir and gift shop. The event took place over the weekend of 18th-20th August.

Enthralled passers-by gathered to watch the sleep-deprived artist doodle his way on and through WBTC, eating, drinking and doodling the while. He even doodled while going to the loo. The shop was rammed to the gills to cheer him over the finishing line on the Sunday.

Once the event was over, all sheets of doodled-upon paper were sold to benefit The Teapot Trust; a charity that helps young people cope with long-term medical conditions by the use of art therapy.

Mr Doodle follows in the footsteps of creatives Supermundane, Camille Walala, SEEN fave Rugman, The City Works and Alice Bowsher in having his work on the WBTC premises.


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Posturing: The Female Body in Fashion

The Ground Floor Project, Posturing: Photographing the Body in Fashion was the first iteration of a three-part partnership with luxury online retailer THE OUTNET.COM. The exhibition brought together diverse photographers, whose images pushed the boundaries of fashion image-making, connected by a shared interest in posture, gesture and pose. The viewer was challenged to consider both the body’s role in the construction of a fashion photograph …

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Art on a Postcard Presents: Secret Auction 2017 for the Hepatitis C Trust

After the success of last year’s auction, which raised over £75,000, The Hepatitis C Trust’s Art on a Postcard Secret Auction returns for its 4th year. Guests at the private view on the 14th November at Unit London, included Sadie Frost, Alan McGee, Charlie Brooks, Dougie Wallace, David Harrison, Benjamin Murphy and Rowan Newton. World renowned …

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Omar Souleyman Releases ‘To Syria, With Love’

SEEN cannot believe that she hasn’t listened to anything by the great Omar Souleyman, before. He started out as a wedding singer in his native Syria before re-locating to Turkey six years ago to escape the civil war. Since then he’s toured the globe, collaborated with Björk and Four Tet, performed at the Nobel Peace Prize …