Having Fun With the Process: Nina Dissing

Nina is an illustrator, dividing her time between Berlin and Copenhagen.

  She has been drawing for as long as she can remember. "My palette is bright and I like playing with different textures using gouache, crayons and markers. For me, drawing is like a brain exercise that teaches me how to r…

The Responsibility of My Happiness is My Own

bySteph Hebdon
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Art For Life's Sake: Wes Anderson and Me

by Imogen Carter de Jong
Watching a Wes Anderson film is an event. In my mind, his films are not mere stories which I enter into, instead leaping beyond the screens they flicker upon and embedding themselves into my consciousness. When I see the well-known titles, I see the appendages of time and a…

#RepealThe8th: Ireland and Shame

by Emilie Roberts

Not not at all, just not at home. Every day, over ten Irish women travel to the UK for abortion services. Ten women of varying age, income and background. They are forced through our airports and our ferry channels, swept under the rug, ignored and pushed away. 
On May 25th, Irish …

Repetition and Distortion: Amy Cadwallader

Amy is currently a third year art student, mainly working with prints of various sizes as well as video and projections. 
 "I like repetition and distortion and seeing how far I can take these elements in my work. I really like the concept of phenomenology which explores how the body interacts …

The Female Form in Modigliani’s Oeuvre

byPaula van Eenennaam
I recently started an online course that focuses its discussion on the representation of women on the canvas throughout the centuries. As a result, I have found myself reflecting quite often on Modigliani's works exhibited at the Tate Modern, which I first had the chance t…

My Eventual Acceptance of Being Working Class

by Jodie Brooksbank
I grew up on a council estate with unemployed parents. I also grew up with a lot of internalised hatred for the so-called under class; this began with being embarrassed of my sister when she wore tracksuits because she looked like a ‘chav’ (a word used frequently and damningly t…

On Women in Filmmaking

by Sophie Knight
Using figures based on a variety of films from the 2017 Women’s Independent Film Report, we can observe how women seem only to direct a mere 4% of titles. However, this isn’t the case across every genre and in the Indie category specifically, this figure has increased to 7% since 2…

'How Much Better is Laughter?'

byCiara Healy
Sally hangs out at bars talking to men. They buy her drinks. To them, she remains nameless. Still, she throws her head back and laughs, curls a string of yellow hair around her finger and presses her bony hand to her chest. The sound she makes is forced, but they hardly notice. She ha…