All posts tagged selfies

Perplexing Times: Rising Xenophobia and Turbo-Capitalism

This is a poem that reflects on our present political climate, characterized by rising xenophobia and uncertainty, and considers how we can respond to this. I am not trying to […]

Are Selfies Really That Different From Traditional Painted Portraits?

For better or for worse, the selfie has rapidly become an inescapable feature of contemporary popular culture. Some hail it as an empowering tool through which individuals (particularly women, seeing […]

The City and the Northern Girl #14

#NoMakeUpSelfie For the past couple of days, both my Twitter and Facebook timelines have been flooded with ladies posing for the ultimate selfie. Not particularly unusual in an age where […]