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Mauwe Release ‘Smoked a Pack’

SEEN has been enjoying the glorious Mauwe (pronounced Mowee), who make the link in their lyrics between the stress of a relationship and the need for a cigarette to calm the nerves. We’ve all been ‘Smoked a Pack’ even when we say we haven’t. Unusual production and beautiful voices make this so memorable.

The duo was formed when old friends Jay and Portia both moved to Bristol to pursue their musical careers. Prior to that, they’d gigged at the same place when they were 15, and waitressed at the same restaurant in Stratford-Upon-Avon. Their debut track ‘That’s All’ has had almost a million plays on Spotify. Clearly, all these coincidences have fostered something special…

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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 …