Sam Wiehl

Artists of 2012

What better way to celebrate a year of The Double Negative than to honour our Artists of the Month? When we were planning The Double Negative back in late 2011, it was our...

Winter Sparks Impacts @ FACT

Nikola Tesla: the man who invented the 20th Century

Winter Sparks, the new exhibition at FACT, leads us to ponder the man and the myth that is Nikola Tesla… The thing you can’t ignore walking through the three large-scale installations making for...

Gremlins, Thursday @ FACT

Culture Diary w/c 17-12-12

Monday – Natalie McCool Dust & Coal single pre-release Taken from her forthcoming debut album, Dust & Coal is a further example of the sophisticated and multi-layered pop we’ve come to expect as...

Mitchell's Bakery

Changing The World From Here?

It’s all well and good declaring you want to change the world from here, translating it into something tangible is the trick… Sat writing this midway through December 2012 and with breathing space...

Kentridge Unremember

A Universal Archive: William Kentridge as Printmaker

A new William Kentridge exhibition, with print at its core, is a resounding delight at the Bluecoat… How to follow John Akomfrah’s Unfinished Conversation? Quite justifiably one of the most widely praised and...


Sightseers – Reviewed

Ben Wheatley is the current toast of the Brit Cinema scene, but what did DW Mault make of his latest, Sightseers? Ever been invited camping by a ginger man? I have and it’s...

Laurence Anyways

Film Podcast #15: Laurence Anyways

Film Podcast #15: Laurence Anyways by The Double Negative on Mixcloud DW Mault reviews Transgender drama Laurence Anyways, by much acclaimed 23 year old director Xavier Dolan. Québécois writer-director Dolan follows I Killed...


Artist of the Month: Jason Wood

We celebrate all things animated with our latest Artist of the Month … What we love about artist Jason Wood is his dedication to getting the details just right. When we asked him...


Alps and the new Greek Cinema

DW Mault on Giorgos Lanthimos, a man in the vanguard of the new Greek Cinema… Uncertainty and unease are very much to the forefront of the cinema of Giorgos Lanthimos: a dreamlike essence...