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Alice Tchernookova

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Alice Tchernookova is an arts and culture writer based in London.

Having started off as an arts and literature student at East London's Queen Mary University, she progressively became aware of her passion for writing, and soon started looking out for opportunities in the journalism field.

In 2014-15, she went on to complete her masters at City University's prestigious faculty of journalism.

Since then, she has accumulated significant experience along the way, working successively at Vice Media, Garage Magazine, French lifestyle magazine Le Bonbon and Femail, among others.

In her free time, Alice likes to go around the city and look out for new spots, exhibitions and cultural events of all sorts, which she then likes to write about and reflect on. Alice is currently a freelance writer for Vice.com, garage.com, and occasionally Femail.

And if she still finds the time for it, she likes to sit down and play a few notes on her piano...

Portfolio
Garage Magazine
03/01/2016
Bettina Rheims: her peerless works in one book - Garage Magazine

"Bettina Reims", courtesy of Bettina Reims, Patrick Remy and TASCHEN. Maison Europeenne de la Photographie's retrospective of internationally acclaimed French photographer Bettina Rheims is nearing its end, which closes on March 27th. Over 500 photographs taken over 35 years, featuring celebrities such as Kate Moss, Madonna, Monica Bellucci, Claudia Schiffer or Naomi Campbell, make up the ...

Garage Magazine
02/19/2016
Gagosian Athens exhibits Lindbergh - Garage Magazine

Cordula Reyer, Camargue, France, 1993; gelatin-silver print, Illford multigrade; 50 x 60 cm (unframed), 66.5 x 78.5 cm (framed); © Peter Lindbergh, Courtesy Gagosian Gallery. "This should be the responsibility of photographers today to free women, and finally everyone, from the terror of youth and perfection," Lindbergh once proclaimed - a timeless statement.

Garage Magazine
02/17/2016
Tate Modern: Capturing Reality - Garage Magazine

Eikoh Hosoe, b.1933; Kamaitachi 1969; private collection; © Eikoh Hosoe courtesy of the artist and Akio Nagasawa Gallery; publishing (Tokyo) and Jean-Kenta Gauthier (Paris) Through a selection of 500 images including vintage prints, large-scale works, marketing posters and even Instagram posts, Tate Modern's latest photography exhibition, Performing for the Camera, tries to understand why we use photography and ...

Garage Magazine
03/03/2016
Serpentine Gallery has a new Pavilion - Garage Magazine

Serpentine Pavilion 2016 designed by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG); Design render © Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) The Serpentine Galleries last week revealed the design for their 16th annual Pavilion, as well as four newly commissioned Summer Houses that will accompany it. Serpentine's Architecture Programme - which happens once every year - is a unique exhibition of contemporary, ...

VICE
02/08/2016
Why Is the UK Suddenly So Obsessed with 'Chav Porn'? | VICE | United Kingdom

Last month, PornHub released its annual review of the world's sexual quirks. And the world, it turns out, is really into watching other people fuck. In 2015, we as a planet streamed over 4 billion hours of smut on PornHub alone, with the UK ranking second for both overall traffic to the site and page views per capita.

Garage Magazine
02/18/2016
Delacroix at The National Gallery: the originator - Garage Magazine

Eugène Delacroix, The Death of Sardanapalus (reduced replica), 1846; oil on canvas; 73.7 x 82.4 cm; © Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania; The Henry P. McIlhenny Collection in memory of Frances P. McIlhenny, 1986 (1986-26-17). The National Gallery's newest exhibition is a killer: Entirely devoted to Eugène Delacroix, the collection will be comprehensively assessing his career, which spanned over 40 ...

Garage Magazine
02/23/2016
Sotheby's "Contemporary Curated", by Erdem - Garage Magazine

On this special occasion, Sotheby's will display artworks by some of the most important contemporary artists, such as Yayoi Kusama or Antony Gormley, alongside Erdem's selection, which spans 50 years of artistic production including ground-breaking photography, Abstraction and American Figurative painting. Specially for this "Contemporary Curated" art sale, the Canadian creator hand-picked works that inspire ...

VICE
01/09/2015
Paris Terror Attacks: Will France Ever Be the Same Again? | VICE | United States

President François Hollande. Photo via Wikimedia Today, Paris is still reeling from the mass shootings at the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday and the shooting in Montrouge Thursday morning. At the time of writing, the death toll is at least 15, including two as yet unidentified people killed today at a siege at a kosher supermarket in the city's 20th arrondissement.

Motherboard
07/17/2015
The Anti-Aging Pill Scientists Want to Test in Humans

Haven't we all dreamed of staying young and healthy? Some scientists at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York say they have a pill that could help increase our healthy lifespan by reducing the contraction of age-related diseases.

Garage Magazine
02/08/2016
KAWS exhibits for the first time in the UK - Garage Magazine

Famous as much for revisiting popular comics and cartoon characters as for collaborating with big names such as Kanye West, Comme des Garcons, Nike, Lucas Films, and MTV - for whom he created a huge inflatable version of the iconic 'Moonman' - American artist KAWS will take his giant sculptures to the UK for the first ...

VICE
06/24/2015
This Journalist Spoke to Chechens Living in the Shadow of War | VICE | United Kingdom

Ramzan Kadyrov (centre), head of the Chechen Republic (Still from film) At a time when news from Eastern Europe is almost exclusively focused on the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, it comes as a surprise to hear that someone has chosen to make a documentary about Chechnya, a place that we've heard little about since the end of the Second Chechen War in 2009.

MUNCHIES
05/18/2015
The Future of Steak Lies with the Vegetarians

Having less meat eaters in the world would improve the quality of meat. Over time, industrial farming would vanish and we would get back to local production.

Garage Magazine
01/30/2016
'Engadin Art Talks 2016' sheds a light on the region's forgotten heritage - Garage Magazine

Overshadowed by the glitz and glamour of the winter sports resort of St. Moritz, the Engadin region is too often forgotten when it comes to its place within art history and its contribution to contemporary art. A place that has always been a prominent location for art and artists, Engadin is commonly associated with the names of Nietzsche, Hermann ...

Mail Online
12/02/2015
Lancashire mum wins £35k worth of prizes with online competitions

Leanne Kendrick, of Lancashire, says she is 'addicted' to winning Mother-of-two scours the internet entering 400 competitions a day She has prizes worth thousands including iPads, mini breaks and hampers Says her best prize so far was tickets to a Chelsea football game A woman has revealed she has won an enviable total of £35,000 worth of goods in just a year after spending entire days scouring the internet for competitions.

Mail Online
12/04/2015
Dad writes hilarious 'Santa' letter to four-year-old son

Phil Lavelle, 34, from Surrey, wrote letter to son Harry signing from 'Santa' He said Santa would collect his old toys to give them to children in need Creative letter received positive and funny reactions on Facebook Four-year-old Harry 'gasped' and was only too happy to share his toys A father who wrote a letter from 'Santa' to his four-year-old boy telling him that he was giving his old toys to needy children for Christmas has warmed other parents' hearts on Facebook.

Galeriebenamou
Galerie Albert Benamou - Véronique Maxé

by Alice Tchernookova, special to The Moscow News A playful new circus-themed exhibition at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art puts viewers right in the arena, creating an interactive journey through dressing rooms, tents and even animal cages. Along the way are a wide range of representations of the circus in Russian art, from Alexander Rodchenko to Oleg Kulik.

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