• On Poets Against Racism With Manjit Sahota

    Fatima Bobboyi Manjit Sahota is a poet and the co-founder of Poets Against Racism. In this interview, Fatima talks to Manjit about the inspiration and mission of Poets Against Racism, his recent climate change performance and some of his work. My interview with Mr Sahota didn’t quite go as...
  • An Ode To Afgan Cultural Heritage

    Victoria Mileson Afghanistan’s cultural heritage is at risk. Following the withdrawal of US troops and the rapid resurgence of the Taliban, Afghan museums have been racing to save their artifacts due to fears they will be seized or destroyed. Victoria Mileson tells us more. could history be on its...
  • A Wattpad Story

    Fatima Bobboyi The first time I heard of Wattpad was in 2017. I was still in secondary school and my Literature-in-English teacher had just given the class an assignment; we were supposed to write short stories. Seeing the excitement on most of my mates faces, I figured that something...
  • Blank Canvases: Masterpiece Or Minimalism To The Extreme?

    Victoria Mileson A Danish museum has asked an artist to return around 534,000 kroner (£61,000) that he had been given in cash to recreate his previous artworks using banknotes, after he produced blank canvases with the title ‘Take the Money and Run’. The pieces are part of an exhibition...
  • BookTok: The Viral Book Recommendations On TikTok

    Victoria Mileson You’ve heard of bookstagram, possibly. Well, now it’s time for BookTok. Book bloggers are taking social media platform, TikTok, by storm and regularly recommending their favourite reads. Victoria Mileson delves deeper into the trend. Some accounts focus on more niche recommendations but there are some clear blogger...
  • The ‘Mona Lisa’: The Heist That Made The Masterpiece

    Victoria Mileson The ‘Mona Lisa’ by Leonardo da Vinci is one of the world’s most treasured artworks. However, the ‘Mona Lisa’ wasn’t always seen as the great masterpiece that it’s known as today. In fact, it was only following a heist in 1911 that the painting achieved its high...
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    Spaces and Places: Lace Market Graffiti

    Fatima Bobboyi   Lace Market (art) always moves me in so many indescribable ways 4/10/2021 (1:34pm) I have always found art to be effortlessly intriguing and captivating. But that of Lace Market always moves me in so many indescribable ways. It has a way of stealing me, even if...