Many of Russia’s creative class are speaking out against the war in Ukraine and experiencing financial repercussions. As a result, many are leaving the country.
Yoko Ono’s Prophetic Vision of Self-care
Ono’s commitment to regenerative rituals is instructive in an era of turmoil and instability.
LGBTQIA+ History: The Story of Camp, From Little Richard to Lil Nas X
Camp defies easy categorisation and has come to mean many things over the span of queer history.
‘As We See It’: An Imperfect Step Forward for Representing Autism on Screen
While the main cast is autistic, the Amazon Prime show still relies on dangerous tropes.
It’s Been 30 Years Since Freddie Mercury Died. His Music Is Still the Soundtrack of Our Lives
He fearlessly pushed artistic boundaries, and believed in the spontaneity of live performance. Freddie Mercury’s legend continues on.
The Golden Ratio: An Ancient Greek Formula Could Be Responsible For Most Hit Musicals
A formula found often in nature, many artists believe that following the golden ratio leads to the most aesthetically pleasing work. It can also accidentally turn up in musicals.
Lil Nas X’s Dance With the Devil Evokes Tradition of Resisting, Mocking Religious Demonisation
The video for Lil Nas X's latest track is provocative and erotic. It also fits into a tradition of turning the tables on those seeking to oppress marginalised groups …
How Bunny Wailer Brought Innovation and Rastology to the Jamaican Music Renaissance
The last original Wailer may have died, but the musician's lasting influence on music is clear.
A Summer Night in Delhi
A poem on the magic of listening to sufi music on a humid summer's night at 4 am.