• Film VS The Novel: What Is The Ultimate Form Of Storytelling?

    Orla Newstead As a species, we have told stories for as long as we have been able to communicate. From cave drawings right up until the silver screen, storytelling is as old as language itself. Be it in a novel or in a film, stories can transport us into...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The Artistic Mind: Interview With ARTSOC

    Fatima Bobboyi and Gemma Cockrell The first thing that intrigued me about Gemma Cockrell was that she’s a Psychology student and, between being the Music Editor at Impact Magazine and the Publicity Secretary of ARTSOC, I found that really fascinating. In this interview, Fatima encourages Gemma to explore her...
  • Bears In Children’s Books: A Generational Favourite

      Victoria Mileson Bears are a classic and favourite character among children’s books. It seems bizarre considering that bears are one of the animals that humans fear most. However, bear-related stories have withstood the test of time and have remained both a child’s and adult’s favourite for generations. Victoria...