Part B

Arts and Culture reviews, previews, and comment pieces.

Giramondo

Un’isola come un mondo condensato canta il suo mistero le sue incertezze Nella Serenissima balla il flusso di gente venuto da non si sa dove L’isola diventa un luogo giramondo in cui i cuori si intrecciano in silenzio mentre la…

The World of Keith Haring review

Keith Haring, like so many others, died from AIDS in 1990. His work as a visual artist throughout the 1980s remains instantly recognisable, and has influenced everything from fine art to classroom doodles.  Haring’s presence in the New York creative…

Crache Cœur

Crache Coeur is a niche, must-see movie. Literally meaning Spit, Heart, the film’s title recalls ‘cache coeur’, a type of jacket that protects the breast- ultimately, our beating heart. The nucleus of this story is the emotional rebirth of a…

Colette, a modern soul in an old-fashioned world

The married life of Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette is the story of a modern soul in an old fashioned world. She was engaged to Willy, an established writer, who overshadowed her. Set in Paris in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century,…

Mary Sibande: I Came Apart at the Seams

Just off the main entrance of Somerset House, you enter a room where time moves more slowly than the place from which you came. Two silhouettes in the distance metamorphose into distinct figures, chaotically draped in full-skirted gowns – one…

Jeux de maux

Une génération qui inspire, une inspiration qui génère. Image: Marica Zottino

Feminism, as watered down as your common house plant

In today’s West, there’s no debate that feminism is more readily accepted than ever. Since my first waking moment of self awareness, I can distinctly recall the feelings of gender injustice and prejudice I faced. Hopelessness was cultivated through the…

Cosmic Labyrinths

                                         Each passion has a backdoor                              …

3 Trans artists changing the game

Quay Dash ‘I’m black, I’m trans, and I can actually rap. Plus, I’m pretty… When you have beauty, brains, and talent, that’s some shit they can’t take’- Dazed Digital Quay Dash emerged from the embers of SoundCloud rap to create…

Peter Handke is problematic

A response to Vol. 22’s ‘The Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature’ Since the announcement of Peter Handke as the winner of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature, an old controversy about his comments regarding the Bosnian War has…

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