All posts tagged whitechapel

Board of the same old haunts? Try Draughts in Haggerston!

As Christmas approaches, one tends to feel a strange sense of impending doom. Dragging yourself through Westfield to find an disproportionately thoughtful gift for an uncle who thinks you are […]

How the Babadook is a feminist icon

As part of Genesis’ Directed By Women series, myself and a less than eager friend went to see The Babadook. ‘It’s not that scary, I promise,’ quickly turned into ‘I’m […]

Five East End Eats for a Fiver.

Two of my favourite things are food and saving money. As a stingy northern student, the latter is of greater importance to me. I assume that as you are reading […]

Review/Interview: MJ Colegate’s ‘Repeat After Me’

MJ Colegate’s installation ‘Repeat After Me’ is displayed in a temporary window directly facing the Whitechapel Gallery. The project seeks to address audiences directly, singling people out of the dense […]

The Appropriation of East London’s Working Class: The Capital’s Young Elites as Cause, Victim and Solution

Cultural appropriation makes victims of the vulnerable. It is the middle class that benefit, particularly in the case of gentrification. The wealthy and educated elite of London wishes to select […]

Fast Fashion

We live in a world where current trends evolve so quickly that we barely have any time to enjoy one before moving onto the next. In a time when everyone […]

East London Delights

It’s here! It’s finally here. After the exam period consisted of cloudy skies and minds, it’s time for the hoodies to be put away (far away) and the scent of […]