Women

Women

Lucy Tammam  8.03.2017
This may be one of the reasons why the main thing I took away from the most recent fashion week, wasn't a key trend or colour, but that...
The Importance Of Festivals and Culture

The Importance Of Festivals and Culture

Danielle Cuaycong   8.03.2017
Whilst festivals in other parts of the world have a sole emphasis on getting drunk and making a mess, this festival has an emphasis on...
'Use It Or Lose It': Regeneration Report Releases Shock Findings in London's Creative Offering

'Use It Or Lose It': Regeneration Report Releases Shock Findings in London's Creative Offering

Claire Meadows  8.03.2017
A new report has highlighted the threat to London's creative communities from the spread of urban regeneration.
If You Write A Play About A Muslim Woman People Assume It's About Syria Or Violence Against Women

If You Write A Play About A Muslim Woman People Assume It's About Syria Or Violence Against Women

Ambreen Razia  8.03.2017
So before telling stories about 'Jihadi brides' I wanted to present a raw tale of a girl simply searching for her own identity. A teenager...
Artist Navigates Grief With Simple Yet Relatable Drawings About Life After Loss

Artist Navigates Grief With Simple Yet Relatable Drawings About Life After Loss

Natasha Hinde  7.03.2017
An artist is documenting her thoughts around grief in a series of simple yet relatable drawings. A few years back, Mari Andrew’s...
Artist's Haunting Portraits Of Depression Aim To Give A Voice To Those Suffering In Silence

Artist's Haunting Portraits Of Depression Aim To Give A Voice To Those Suffering In Silence

Rachel Moss  1.03.2017
Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses, affecting around one in 10 people in the UK their lifetime. But despite...
A Safe And Special Place

A Safe And Special Place

Samantha Shannon  27.02.2017
Turn away if you choose; mute them on social media; try your best not to read anything about how they vote - but never think that they...
What Moonlight Teaches Us About The Importance Of Creative Writing Training

What Moonlight Teaches Us About The Importance Of Creative Writing Training

Jennifer Tuckett  27.02.2017
Tarell McCraney, the writer of the play which is the basis of the film Moonlight which was last night's Oscar winner for Best Picture and...
Why You Need To Be Painting With Your Child

Why You Need To Be Painting With Your Child

Alex Muller-Nicholson  15.02.2017
That's the key thing about painting. It's learning. The two are inextricably linked, for children especially. Art-based activities help...
Istanbul Art Fair: Bringing People Together Through the Universal Language Of Art

Istanbul Art Fair: Bringing People Together Through the Universal Language Of Art

Jeyda Yelkalan  14.02.2017
As more and more refugees find themselves seeking safety in Turkey, and the Syrian war rages on with no end in sight, it can be difficult...
The Most Important First Loves Aren't The Romantic Kind

The Most Important First Loves Aren't The Romantic Kind

Stephen Mayne  13.02.2017
Everyone remembers their first love, even if they soon discard the relationship. There's something about that intoxicating rush of emotion,...
Carnism: What's In A Name?

Carnism: What's In A Name?

Munjeeta Sohal  13.02.2017
As an increasingly unapologetic vegan, I am becoming used to being challenged for my beliefs. Don't get me wrong; it still gets my metaphorical...
Artist Creates Sketches On Old Newspapers To Deal With Skin Picking Disorder

Artist Creates Sketches On Old Newspapers To Deal With Skin Picking Disorder

Rachel Moss  10.02.2017
An artist has found a unique way of dealing with her skin picking disorder by creating drawings on newspapers and then sharing them to...

Can The Art World Lead Change In A Post-Brexit And Trump World?

Tonya Nelson  9.02.2017
As the seismic repercussions of Brexit and the election of Donald Trump start to reveal themselves, a new imperative for the art world...