Reviews, Essays and Exhibitions …
I write reviews, social commentaries, essays, the list goes on …
- For Vogue I wrote about my sister and her experience of having cancer and waiting for a stem cell transplant during corona virus. Click Here.
- I wrote a front page story for The Independent about dreams, how the militarised language surrounding the pandemic is creeping into our unconscious, and what we can take from it. Click Here.
- I wrote for the New Statesman about the dark, dark world of Reddit Forums being used to radicalise men against “bio” women, and for sex bots. Click Here.
- Two summer’s ago as part of my master’s I wrote the following piece, and it feels more relevant now than ever. Interview with Dr Erica McAlister of the Natural History Museum about climate change and vector viruses. Click Here.
- I did an ‘In Brief’ book review for the Times Literary Supplement about the brilliant Guestbook — a novel collection of Ghost Stories for the curated age– by Leanne Shapton. Click Here.
- My review of the amazing exhibition at The Last Tuesday Society of Austin Osman Spare’s (one of Alan Moore’s favourite artists) work for Creators — you can sit and have a tea or alchy drink and look some of the creepiest and most beautiful artwork on the planet …
- ‘This website — that uses algorithms to reveal Trump’s top financiers in the art world — is also a conceptual art piece by Seth Price. It’s really, really, really cool (it bent my brain). Have a look ….
- For Breathe magazine, on the scientific connection between the benefits of walking and the mind …
- Regarding whether art can re-humanise, and be a constructive response to the refugee crisis. Chronicling the stories of the every day bravery that goes into finding a safe roof over your head.
(On Sonita, women singing in Iran, and forced/child marriage …)
- The BFI kindly schlepped me up to Sheffield to review the Oscar-nominated Mustang. It is excellent. It is better than The Virgin Suicides and The Great Escape, go and see it. Maybe go to Sheffield. I don’t know. And read this. The review’s hosted on a girl power platform. Yay!
- Interview with the amazing Luisa Omielan (if you’ve ever worried about your thigh gap, she really doesn’t want you to) …
- Love and French lesbians, need I say more? (I do, in this …)
- I interviewed the total brain-box Minna Salami for TTIN. If you’ve ever had an interest in history, women, race, mysticism, pop-culture, education, class, gender – pretty much anything – check this lady OUT. Lets get EDUCATED! (Might’ve got carried away.) x
- Article about Art + Feminism edit-a-thon and why ‘female’ artists have been sidelined thoughout history. Vicariously about the colossal influence of Wikipedia. Here x
- Article featuring 11 of the best ‘female’ artists added to Wikipedia. Includes awesome nun artist and mushroom burial suit (!!!). Here x
- I went to a butt exhibition in LA, I liked some of it. Some of it, not so much. Here x
- Don’t listen to your mum, she doesn’t know shit. Computer games are art, and they follow the same principles as Classicism. Here x
- The Beatles invented the remix, and other things I’ve decided for you. Here x
- I trawled through the internet to find the most interesting artwork inspired by Shakespeare. It’s actually pretty interesting if I do say so myself. Here x
- I muse over whether Street Art is more a philosophy than an artistic movement, and if so, in what capacity. Here x
- 11.5 million documents (the Panama Papers) were released from Panamanian legal firm Mossack Fonesca, it reveals some rather shady truths in the art market. Here x
- You’ve heard of the ‘Banksy effect’, with Banksy’s identity supposedly being revealed (again) I question whether there will be a ‘Gunningham effect’, and what effect exactly that will have. Here x
- A ‘Beginners Guide To Impressionism’. There’s more like this on the site so get funky with it. Here x
- ‘Five Things You Should Know About Lucian Freud’, again more like this on this site, so get lean-ed. Here x
- Article for CreativePool about the nostalgia behind the success of the Layzell Brothers. Here x