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London’s Art

London is renowned for being one of the world’s best cities when it comes to the arts and culture. London’s contemporary art scene is forever thriving with new artists and […]

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Sexist adverts: has anything changed?

Hopefully the majority of us today would be appalled by vintage ads that are not so subtly sexist. With titles such as, “Gray hair cost her her job!” and “No […]

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The Handmaiden Review – Park Chan-wook’s Erotic Thriller is Scintillating, Subversive and Superlative

If there is one thing for certain with contemporary cinema, it’s that international cinema goes disappointingly unrecognised in the wider community. Diving into any one of these more obscure films, […]

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The Fantasia Show

In the midst of all the politicised and highly opinionated shows on the catwalk, there was one that stood out to me. Mary Katrantzou’s show simply took me to a […]

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Questioning Beauty Standards: The Politics of Afro Hair

The culture of beauty standards within the black community are heavily charged, and therefore require a nuanced approach when looking within the cultural dynamics. Recently, I have noticed a positive […]

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A Jolly Old Sodding Christmas

Christmas is a story of blissful perfection that the entire world has been conditioned to buy into. It has become more of a secular holiday; the whole Jesus-born-in-Bethlehem scene seems […]

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The Power of Makeup: To Wear or Not To Wear ?

Makeup, makeup, makeup. Where to begin? I could go rambling on for ages about makeup but I’ll do my best to sum up my thoughts on the matter. Who remembers […]

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Spoiler-Free Review) – A Magically Original Trip Back to a Beloved World.

You are dripping with sweat, lying in bed, and although these people are nice they ain’t half weird; floating plates; levitating food; this blonde beauty that is inside your head; […]

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MABEL NORMAND: The Unapproachable Comedienne

This is the second article in a five-part series – MATRIARCHS – in which Arts Editor Connor Gotto explores some of the forgotten women from across the arts; pioneers of […]