Category: Art

Sarah Corbett of the Craftivist Collective

I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. Maya Angelou Mark Eris talks to Sarah Corbett of the Craftivist Collective about changing the world one stitch atatime. Mark Eris Hi Sarah. Could you give us a brief overview […]

SIDNEY’S STAR

Aged 94, a powerful totem topples; actor, director, activist, And exemplar of the Black is beautiful creed in and out; The great Sidney Poitier dies, taking that elegant name  Across borders that we are yet to understand, while his charting  Of the terrain we should know saw truth shout.    As a Civil Rights crusader, […]

Penny Rimbaud talks to Youth

Y: Have you enjoyed lockdown? P: Yeah, I enjoy solitude. All the people I know who are creatively involved really loved lockdown. All the people who need to go out – “need this”, “need that” – it really sort of shows the needy from the unneedy. We just need our own space. And that is […]

 Punx of colour: decolonising the past to decolonise the future

“What about Elvis? He give you anything for ‘Hound Dog’?” “I never got a dime.” “Did he tip his hat, or something?” “Well, he refused to play with me when he first come out and got famous. They wanted a big thing for Big Mama Thornton and Elvis Presley. He refused. And I’m so glad […]

Jennifer Finch: Inspiring the revolution

It’s 1992 and it’s the Reading Festival. The now legendary Reading festival, I should say. Nirvana, Public Enemy, The Wonderstuff, Nick Cave, Rollins Band, Teenage Fanclub, L7, PJ Harvey, PIL, Beastie Boys, The Charlatans, Manic Street Preachers, Ride, Pavement, Melvins, Mudhoney, Smashing Pumpkins, The Farm… Anything stand out…?  L7 seemed to be bulletproof in the […]