Antidotes

19 March 2017 // Antidotes

This week’s book, record, and miscellaneous recommendations come from Jeff Barrett, Robin Turner and Diva Harris of CBTR HQ, and treasured contributor Sue Brooks. ‘Northern Enemy’ screen print, from ‘Flags of Main Enemy States’ by Olga and Alexander Florensky, 2002, Russia. © Olga and Alexander Florensky Diva Harris: – I really love the Victoria and […]

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5 March 2017 // Antidotes

Having noticed how well our irregular, jam-packed Antidotes posts go down, we’ve decided to give you a mini round-up of things each of us, plus some special guests, are enjoying, a little more regularly. We’re trying a weekly thing, but don’t hold us to that. This week’s recommendations come from Jeff Barrett, Andrew Walsh, Robin […]

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11 February 2017 // Antidotes

A roundup of tasty morsels we’ve found floating around the internet Skipping in Scarborough, North Yorkshire (1974), by Homer Sykes Gurning, dunting and skipping: the BBC shares a collection of images by photographer Homer Sykes, which document a range of customs, folk and otherwise, from across the UK in the 1970s. On Somesuch Stories, Lucy […]

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31 October 2016 // Antidotes

A long-overdue roundup of welcome distractions… F. Percy Smith. Queer Pets (1912). BFI via The Creators Project Minute bodies: The intimate world of F. Percy Smith, directed by Stuart A. Staples (of Tindersticks fame), premiered at this year’s BFI London Film Festival. The edited-together clips of Smith’s pioneering microscopic films are accompanied by a contemporary […]

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24 July 2016 // Antidotes

The latest selection of bits and pieces we’ve been digging here at Caught by the River HQ… Haymaking – Trebettyn, Cowbridge (1949) As part of their Britain on Film project, the BFI have released a collection of over 750 films, dated 1900 to 1999, which depict rural British life. The films are available to watch […]

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