Florence tackles the torn identity she feels between her success as an artist, and a woman wanting to start a family in her new song King.
Following a recent article published by The Guardian, detailing Monica Ali’s depression caused by the reaction to her novel Untold Story, the conversation surrounding who is responsible for representation in literature resurfaced. Should the role fall solely on the same people who are under-represented? Or should society, as a whole, strive for equal representation for all writers and experiences?
Most of you have probably at least once in your life clicked on an article or video expounding the juicy secrets behind Finland’s success in global education rankings. They paint a picture that seems almost utopian, to say the least.
Content warning: sexual harassment, assault, rape Pupils of Highgate School staged a walkout last Thursday, March 22nd over allegations that the school upholds a ‘rape culture’. Credit: Reuters Earlier this month, a […]
Sophie Stamford Just ten days into what many expect to be another pretty gloomy year, the cast of (well, most of it…) Sex and the City made the prospect of 2021 a […]
Josh Hatton After Facebook was founded in 2004, users of the internet were gifted another way to make friends, bond over content, and engage in riveting conversation. It also allowed fans of […]
‘It’s a Sin’ has swept the nation, breaking the hearts of all who are able to finish it, transcending generations, sexuality and prejudices.
Last year, Parasite became the first South-Korean film to be nominated at the Oscars. It also became the first non-English language film to win Best Picture, taking home four Academy Awards in total. In contrast, this year the Golden Globes brought some controversy surrounding the exclusion of Korean-American film Minari. Undoubtedly, international cinema in predominantly English speaking countries has increased in popularity in recent years.
Hollywood’s perception of age has always been skewed. Actors over 60 are almost non-existent and teenagers are played by people who probably have a mortgage. This has inevitable affected our self-perception, and some young adults, fresh out of their adolescent years, feel they must fulfil their life dreams before they reach the ‘dreaded’ age of 30.
The power of art lies in its ability to make us feel things. Some say it is better to receive a negative reaction to your art than none at all, as at least it means you have made someone feel something. Yet currently, in the height of ‘cancel culture’ the freedom of art is being challenged, and it seems art is losing its right to offend.