Is Black female representation as presented in film just a trend? Originally posted on The National Student.
This is more of a laid back July post. So right now we're sitting in my least favourite season, summer. Yes, you read me correctly- summer is my least favourite season as I've mentioned previously in other blogposts. Anyway, the last couple of months have been rather tumultuous for me to say the least. There [...]
A piece exploring the impact of Djuna Barnes in queer literature. Originally posted on The National Student.
Most of the blog posts I write are heavily influenced by events that have taken place in my personal life, I would love to say that everything I write about is thoroughly and thoughtfully planned out, but the majority of the time, it isn't. Why do I say that? Well, the other night (I would [...]
The closing of a year is often lead with great anticipation. Halloween, bonfire night, Thanksgiving (for my American readers), Hanukkah, Christmas celebrations and then finally...the New Years build up. Then creeps in January, dragging its oversized shoes on the floor. January is like the Maroon 5 performing at the Super Bowl of months, despite my [...]
On October 26th, the Nottingham Contemporary art gallery launched a new effervescent exhibition titled 'Still I Rise' which runs until 27th January, 2019. The name stems from Maya Angelou’s empowering poem from 1978 which tackles subjects of prejudice and injustice. Similarly to the poem, the exhibition showcases themes of resistance, gender, feminism and resilience as [...]
From struggling undergrad to YouTube mogul and up-and-coming pop sensation, Sarah Close has passed every checkpoint in record time and is flying towards the finish line.
A small list of some of the most talented women of colour directors within the film industry telling important stories.