Every so often I become only too aware of the words of Oscar Wilde, who, in his 1889 essay ‘The Decay of Lying’ reminded us that, “Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life”. We are constantly surrounded by ordinary things, people and events which are scarcely noticed until an artist or a performer breathes new life into them. Their unique interpretation of the behaviour of certain types of people for example, creates an image that almost always remains […]

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