SELF-PORTRAIT WITH COVID-19
Dealing with Disease Through Art
We can look back to the art of pandemics’ past, not only to recognise the similarities in our own experiences, but also as a way of understanding how this pandemic may become a part of our cultural zeitgeist once it has passed...
by Gabrielle Showalter
CONDITIONS OF ACCEPTANCE
Anti-Asian Hate Crimes in the Shadow of 'Blame China'
It is largely due to systemic invalidation that anti-Asian racism is often disregarded; since Asians have been granted privileges, racial attacks are seen as an impossibility...
by Zelda Solomon
A MARVEL-LOUS MILITARY
Hollywood's Love Affair with the Armed Forces
Calling a film like Captain Marvel 'military propaganda' should not be seen as being countercultural or contrarian. Art influences. Anybody who endeavours to make a career and life out of it should acknowledge this power...
by Sarah O'Malley-Graham
STILL TRACKABLE, STILL TRACEABLE
The Unreliable Foundations of the UK's COVID App
The UK government must be transparent with the public about exactly what role private corporations are going to play in the development of the contact-tracing app and wider responses to the COVID-19 pandemic....
by Alice Johnson
The Dangers of Influencer Culture
Whilst not all of an influencer’s audience will listen to their advice, some follower counts number in the millions - influencing even a fraction of their audience means thousands of young people may be taking on board useless or, worse, harmful advice...
by Luca Iovino
MODERN ART IN A CRISIS
Developing Themes under Covid-19
Today, lockdowns, economic collapse, and loss of life felt across the globe have already begun to influence and create a unique body of art...
by Eammon Gumley