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Brazilian Funk Part 1: Funk in Rio TV show hosted by MC Ellu

Brazilian Funk is a musical style which is widely believed to have been inspired by American music, including Miami Bass, and adapted to reflect life in the slums of Rio de Janeiro. An example of a famous old school funk song is: https://youtu.be/8AixyJJ0tFU This genre has a distinctive beat ...

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Traditional First Nations wood carving in Vancouver

Chris Turo, of the Dene Nation, showcases the traditional First Nation wood carving tradition by creating a beatiful wolf paw feather ...

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Podcast: Memories from a last minute trip to Borneo

Kirsty Charlton explains how a last minute trip to Borneo, led to a beautifully calm picture of a bustling fish market. https://youtu.be/uy5dE8qMlpY The concept of Culture in Context is to find the stories behind some of the favourite creations of a wide variety of artists, be they choreographers, ...

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How turning around by chance led to this picture

Susan Kuo is a well-travelled Client Service Director and keen photographer, who has lived in Taiwan, Japan, Canada and the UK.  She kindly took the time to explain to me the story behind her picture. Her Instagram is suu601. Photo credit: Susan Kuo Where did you take the picture? Regent ...

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Interior Design Showcase: The inspiration behind the design

Becky Horrocks explains how her family history and a trip to India inspired her to build out her flat's interior design  around these ...

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Podcast: Memories from a last minute trip to Borneo

https://youtu.be/uy5dE8qMlpY Today, I have the great privilege of interviewing Kirsty Charlton, a Senior Client Service Manager and avid traveller about the picture featured in this podcast. Kirsty Charlton explains how a last minute trip to Borneo, led to a beautifully calm picture at a bustling ...

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How and why I rejigged Brussels logo

When I felt a Brussels logo implies the city has much better weather than it actually does, I attempted to re-assemble it to prepare people for Belgian rain. In the process, I created a much more mis-leading one! What does this work of art represent? It represents a different take on one of ...