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…

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…

The Therapeutic Gaze: Manon Ouimet and Photography

Firstly, could you tell us in only 10 WORDS about your photography? My photography’s about generating trust and capturing honesty from my subjects. How did you begin? I was asked by Bettina Arndt, an internationally well-known sex therapist, to take portraits of new clients. Her clients were people who were trying to find love, using…

Model Behaviour: A dark one woman comedy about the modelling industry

Issy Knowles’ show Model Behaviour has just sold out at the Edinburgh Fringe. David Walliams thinks she’s pretty great, as does Fleabag. Here is her tell-all, featuring her burping her way to success on stage. Firstly, could you tell us in only 10 WORDS about your show? It’s a dark one woman comedy about the…

Based On a True Story: An Interview with the Directors

Bella Spencer interviews twin filmmaking duo Jack and Gabe Whitehead about their latest short film, Based on a True Story. The short follows the story of Henri and Verity, two amateur photographers who chance upon a competition to take a photo of ‘The Truth’. A discussion of art and pretension, it delves deep into the…

A Stranger To Myself: Why can’t I remember my early youth?

Words by Ryan GrAy Art by Amanda La Forest “What is your earliest memory?” I guarantee you will hear some excellent stories if you pose that question to your friends next time you’re at the pub. Mine for instance, was walking in on my parents in the living room at the innocent age of 3 years…

Neuro-nonsense: Bending gender science

By Shaina Ford Artwork by Aurora Hawcroft It’s an exciting time to be a feminist. We’re in the fourth wave, and the air is electric. In one way or another, everybody’s talking about gender. We’re challenging structures, questioning norms and breaking down binaries. But times of reformation are times of unknown – they come with…