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Mad Pics of the Mad Scientist

August 12, 2010 — by Zoe
Photographer Kevin Rooney, whose lovely portfolio can be perused here and his flickr site explored here (Pandy Cants - what a handle), has kindly said we could post his stellar pics of chemist Dr Andrew Szydlo's explosive perfomance at Lovebox this past July. The wonderful Dr...
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Secret Cinema: Blade Runner

August 1, 2010 — by Zoe
In June 2010, the Secret Cinema transformed two warehouses in London's Canary Wharf into Blade Runner's Los Angeles, circa 2019. Complete with a raucous Chinatown, cyber punks, smashed up vintage cars, renegade replicants, skulking bladerunners, sultry strippers, shifty serpent sellers and...
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The Mathematician

July 31, 2010 — by Zoe
"Chuffed" is an understatement to how we felt at the Secret Garden Party when we hosted Marcus du Sautoy, the current Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science. As successor - and far more likeable alternative - to Richard Dawkins, he holds the highest official position in the...
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Secret Garden Party, Saturday July 24: Escape

July 22, 2010 — by Zoe
See the electricity in your skull, shed all inhibitions, show us your secret places,learn to love pain, and set yourself free. 11am Visualising the mind, Luciana Haill, The Institute For Unnecessary Research, with Magician Darius Ziatabari See the brain brought...
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Secret Garden Party, Friday July 23: Music & The Mind

July 22, 2010 — by Zoe
Music: a trick of the mind and the ultimate reason festivals happen at all. 11am Rhythm & The Brain, Jessica Grahn, University of Cambridge Learn how regular beats are rooted in biology and why babies can pick up any rhythm. Make friends and discover how...
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Guerilla Highlights at Lovebox

July 20, 2010 — by Jen
This past weekend we've been Lovebox guerillas in Victoria Park dressed variously as a banana, gorilla, scientist or spaceman. Based in and around the Catflap curated by madcap duo Bearded Kitten and hosted by the tutu-glitter clad Ben Watson, we wowed the crowds and they wowed us....
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