Comic book artist scores Malta’s first crowdfunding success
Having just graduated with an MA in Illustration from Kingston University, Maltese illustrator and comic book artist Daniela Attard speaks to us about her upcoming project – a...
Fine Arts Museum to move to Auberge d'Italie after all
Public pressure appears to have reversed a decision not to move the Fine Arts Museum from Admirality House in South Street to the Auberge d'Italie, as originally planned under the...
The art of the matter

Reactions to the recent ‘vandalism’ of Valletta’s City Gate by a graffiti artist suggest that Malta may not be prepared for the subversive revolution...

Reactions to the recent ‘vandalism’ of Valletta’s...

A Mintoff for all seasons

The discussions surrounding the various proposed versions of a monument to Dom Mintoff prompt TEODOR RELJIC to investigate what makes us so keen to commemorate...

The discussions surrounding the various proposed versions...

The art of asking: crowdfunding and Malta

Could the phenomenon of crowdfunding – already a contested concept on an...

Could the phenomenon of crowdfunding – already a...

Don’t fear the future | Patrick Fenech

While his work hangs at Nord Art, a prestigious annual exhibition of international contemporary art in Büdelsdorf, Germany, photographer Patrick Fenech tells...

While his work hangs at Nord Art, a prestigious annual...

A Mediterranean vision in platinum | Matthew Attard Navarro

Fed up with the ‘lack of taste and nepotism’ which apparently characterises...

Fed up with the ‘lack of taste and nepotism’ which...

Comic about prejudice against Maltese enters international competition

A four-page comic highlighting prejudice against the Maltese is currently in competition on an Italian-based, EU-funded website, comix4equality.eu.

A four-page comic highlighting prejudice against the...

Malta’s ‘hipster mascot’ is one year old | Mark Scicluna and Moira Zahra

One year after it first hit our screens, we look back at Mark Scicluna and Moria Zahra’s gently satirical webcomic A Space Boy Dream and the ‘hipster’...

One year after it first hit our screens, we look back at...

Well-worn objects tell no lies | Din Mhix Tazza

Seeking to redress the perception of Bormla through various artistic media –...

Seeking to redress the perception of Bormla through various...

Treacherous memories make moody photographs | Alexandra Pace

We speak to photographer Alexandra Pace about Tampered Evidence – her latest...

We speak to photographer Alexandra Pace about Tampered...

400 years of Preti… and counting

We visit Mattia Preti: Faith and Humanity, an exhibition organised as part of Preti’s 400th-birthday celebrations at the President’s Palace in Republic...

We visit Mattia Preti: Faith and Humanity, an exhibition...

What is Paceville? | David Pisani and Elise Billiard

Everyone has an opinion on Paceville, but have we ever stopped to consider the...

Everyone has an opinion on Paceville, but have we ever...

A bejewelled history of Maltese vanity | Francesca Balzan

We speak to Francesca Balzan, curator of ‘Vanity, Profanity & Worship:...

We speak to Francesca Balzan, curator of ‘Vanity,...

The Bloody Mary Prophecies | Chris de Souza Jensen

When the Danish, Malta-based graffiti and mural artist Chris de Souza Jensen...

When the Danish, Malta-based graffiti and mural artist...

‘Whatever you do, do it with a passion’ | Rupert Cefai

Painter and cartoonist Rupert Cefai (of ‘Bertoons’ fame) elaborates on the...

Painter and cartoonist Rupert Cefai (of ‘Bertoons’...

Malta Arts Festival returns in July

Despite a change in government, it appears as though it’s business as usual for the Malta Arts Festival, which will be returning to Valletta and its environs...

Despite a change in government, it appears as though it’s...

Healing through performance | Rebecca Camilleri

A newly-formed community-arts association teamed up with Sedqa to help...

A newly-formed community-arts association teamed up with...

Playing with the big boys | Raphael Vella

Artist, curator and lecturer Raphael Vella speaks to us about being invited to...

Artist, curator and lecturer Raphael Vella speaks to us...

Securing a financial future for Malta’s artistic output | Toni Attard

Creative Economy Advisor from the Creative Economy Working Group Toni Attard fills us in on the recently set up Creative Trust: what exactly is it, and how can...

Creative Economy Advisor from the Creative Economy Working...

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