04.12 – The Friday Five – Bright’s top cultural finds this week



1. L is for London by Paul Thurlby – in pictures

Discover London through the eyes of award-winning illustrator Paul Thurlby and his stylish alphabet book and find the word spelled out by his pictures in this gallery


2. The South London Gallery

The South London Gallery is an internationally acclaimed contemporary art space which has been free to the public since its foundation in 1891. The gallery opened on its present site on Peckham Road in 1891 as the South London Fine Art Gallery and Library. Read more or see exhibitions here


3. Blue Peter Book Awards shortlist for 2016

It’s another exciting year for the Blue Peter Book Awards – with a shortlist of children’s reads that tackle big issues with humour. The Blue Peter Book Awards celebrate the best authors, most creative illustrators and the greatest reads for children. Read the full list here.


4. D&AD reimagines famous ads, music videos and album covers as motivational posters

The posters call on photographers and directors to enter next-gen awards with graphics inspired by iconic ads, films and music imagery. View the gallery.


5. Cutout Fashion Colored by the World Beyond

Fashion illustrator Shamekh has been adding patterns to his clothing designs without pens, paint or pencils. Instead he cuts holes where the clothes should be and lets the world behind do the painting. Read more and view the gallery here.