Alice Tchernookova

Journalist, Writer

United Kingdom

Alice Tchernookova is an arts, culture, politics and business journalist based in London.
She has previously worked at VICE Media, GARAGE magazine, the DailyMail's lifestyle page Femail, Le Bonbon, and IFLR. She has also been freelancing for a range of publications across France and the UK. Most recently, she has been collaborating with dance and movement-focused publication MOVES Magazine.
Alice has also been producing content for Francais a Londres - a culture, lifestyle, arts and current affairs website providing content for London's French community.
Her writing skills span several languages, including French, English and Russian.
Alice is fluent in 5 languages, and has a passionate for dance - to which she devotes much of her free time.

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A Q&A with… Chris Manoe, I.N.C Artists

Dancers & Singers Inc. founder Chris Manoe talks about being a born leader, moving with the times, and the state of the commercial dance industry: what's good, what's bad, and where it's headed

MOVES Magazine
Saudi Games shine a light on Riyadh

Think 1001 nights, spaceships and silver costumes, and you’ll have a rough idea of what the opening ceremony for the Saudi Games 2023 looked like.

Q&A with Congresswoman Maxine Waters

The former chair of the House Financial Services Committee discusses equality and diversity in the US, and what a Republican takeover of the House means for the country's future

International Financial Law Review
Zelenskyy: lawyers can help end Ukraine war

The Ukrainian president spoke of lawyers' crucial role in preserving human rights globally, and holding Russia accountable for its actions

International Financial Law Review
Human rights concerns are no political whim

Evgenia Kara-Murza, wife of Russian political prisoner Vladimir Kara-Murza, stressed the importance human rights principles in liberal democracies

To Pencil Or Not to Pencil - MOVES

Dancers Network convokes London’s main commercial agencies to discuss issues associated with the controversial practice of 'pencilling' artists for jobs

French Chamber of Great Britain
Franco-British Reception at Parliament

The UK Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs James Cleverly speaks during the French Chamber of Commerce's latest event at Westminster

French Chamber of Great Britain
Franco-British Business Awards 2021

A dashing crowd of international attendees gathered at the Bulgari Hotel in London on November 4 to celebrate the winners of the 2021 Franco-British Business Awards.

Français à Londres - Magazine
Chanteroy : pour l'amour des produits français

Pierre-Antoine : Chanteroy était une des premières épiceries Françaises de Londres lorsque qu'elle a ouvert ses portes en 1998. Au tout début, sa force était simplement de pouvoir importer des produits français et de les revendre ici, ce qui à l'époque n'était pas aussi simple que maintenant.

French Chamber of Great Britain
Women, Inspiration & Leadership: Leadership lessons from women in science

On 7 October, Baroness Sue Black , forensic anthropologist and pro-vice chancellor for engagement at Lancaster University, and Baroness Susan Greenfield , neuroscientist and founder and CEO of Neuro-Bio Ltd, engaged in a tongue-in-cheek conversation about the lessons they learnt throughout a lifetime working in the science sector at the Sofitel London Saint James .

French Chamber of Great Britain
Cocktail de la rentrée

An article by Français à Londres On 14 September, we organised our first Cocktail after 18 months of interruption. As both sides of the English Channel continue to reel from Brexit in the unstable context of Covid-19, naysayers may be tempted to say that Franco-British relations have reached at an all-time low.

International Financial Law Review
Opinion: will the EU and UK ever get over their break-up?

Looking at the EU and UK trying to patch up their relations feels a bit like watching a divorced couple struggling to recreate a bond they should probably never have broken in the first place. The truth is, the only way forward in the globalised world we live in is through cooperation - and certainly not through division.

Garage Magazine
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
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
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
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, ...

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
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
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 ...

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.

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
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 ...

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.

Garage Magazine
'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
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
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.

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.