The Decolonisation of Western Sahara

A Saharawi vision of the solution The United Nations are holding a second round of talks in Geneva this week, March 21st and March 22nd, to discuss the disputed territory of Western Sahara; a positive step towards ending 43 years of colonisation. Ambassador Malainin Lakhal, Saharawi writer and diplomat, gives us an clear insight into…

Cheer Up Luv: Photojournalism Tackling Sexual Harassment

Eliza Hatch is a photojournalist who uses her lens to capture and tackle women’s experiences of sexual harassment around the world.  Interview by Bella Spencer. Tell us about your project in 10 words @Cheerupluv is a photojournalism series retelling stories of sexual harassment.  Ok, you can have as many words as your heart desires now….

Women in Horror

Words by Lottie Skala Art by Lottie Skala 2018 has been the year of remakes and sequels, with the likes of A Star Is Born, Creed II and The Grinchto name but a few. Two stand-outs, solely for their genre, are Luca Guadagnino’s remake of Dario Argento’s classic Suspiria(1977) and David Gordon Green’s sequel to…

Drag Syndrome: The Wonder of an Extra Chromosome

Daniel Vais is the Creative Directors of Drag Syndrome, the UK’s first drag event featuring performers with Down’s syndrome. Tell us about your creative work in only 10 words. My creative work is bold, fresh, challenging and stunning.  What does this work involve?  In the past 10 years my creative work revolved around working with…

Pushed and Pulled: On a Shared Female Experience

Written by Harriet Clarke Artwork by Laura-Joy Pieter I have been thinking about the idea of liminality recently; of living between tensions, between mindsets, or between states. As a woman (inclusive of any and all lived experiences) there is a specific feeling I’ve had and many other woman I know have felt the same. It’s…

Where Science + Art Collide: Science Gallery London

Science Gallery London is a new space for 15-25 year olds in the heart of London, which hosts creativity inspired by scientific research. Firstly, could you tell us in only 10 words about Science Gallery London… Science Gallery London is where art and science collide. Now’s your chance to expand, with a more in depth…

The Channel of Anti-Boredom: Music Collective TreeHouse

Jemima Skala Interviews TreeHouse; a music collective+ based in Leeds. The Leeds music scene is rich/thriving/vibrant/colourful/all of the above clichés for describing something DIY and outside of the dominant cultural conversation. Leeds is often unfairly overlooked, with people deferring instead to Manchester or Sheffield to lead the way. That’s because most of what happens in…

Lunar Cycle: A Film Exploring the Sea and Natural Cycles

Easkey Britton is a professional surfer, scientist and creative. Her latest film explores the relationship between biological cycles and the sea. 10 words about your creative work… Creative expression and connection to the sea and natural cycles. How did you begin this work? I’ve been a surfer for as long as I can remember. Born…