We’ve all seen the tourist spots, the photographs displaying the wealth of the capital, Boris’ propaganda trail about the beauty and power of the UK’s largest city. What often goes unchartered is the decline that goes with the power shift from industry to offices, the marks of poverty and dereliction as swathes of buildings fall into disuse. Into this void steps Paul Talling, former music promoter and the creator of Derelict London, a photography project based around London’s largely undocumented underside.
Dedicated students have praised their “fantastic” Drama lecturer after reports of a graphic video screened to freshers.
Lauren Barri Holstein showed the trailer of her performance ‘Splat!’, which includes her blowing up a condom and simulating masturbation with a tampon.
But the university and her pupils have since defended the video, saying it has been “blown out of proportion”.