Bernie Sanders and a Beer: A Lesson on Improving the Country

Art and Words by Harriet Speed In many ways I know that I am incredibly privileged: I am white, British, and reasonably well educated. But this week I had an experience that furthered my awareness of just how privileged I in fact am. I study furniture design and making at a small college in Oxford…

Trumping: The unsettling rhetoric of ‘winning’

By Josephine Wideman Artwork by Ana Ovilo I am somewhere on the fringes of Toulouse, two days before the election. In the feral sunrise of a sleepless, psychedelics-fueled night, standing with moss squished between bare toes and two heavy silver balls scooped in clammy palms. November sun shines on our wired bodies with unseasonal warmth,…

Kiss it Better: Joanna Black’s Senninbari Dress Project

Words by Bella Spencer Art by Amelia Dearing Edited by Shaina Ford “Welcome to my wardrobe. I have been wearing and collecting these items since I was 15 and I’m only selling my collection now because my son is not a crossdresser and I don’t know where else it would go.” This is the welcoming…