Pieter Hugo is a photographer who became famous after the publication of his 2007 collection, “The hyena & other men”, depicting the gadawan kura (hyena handlers) of Nigeria who earned a living on the margins of society by entertaining crowds with their chained animals. His latest collection is a very […]
If you have read and enjoyed any of China Miéville’s fiction then you’re in for another treat, and if new to his work expect to be astonished at his prodigious imagination and awed by his literary talent. Sean Sheehan There are two timescales at work in this 200-page […]
For the seventh consecutive year, the Woman Scream Festival will deliver art, music and poetry to more than 100 cities across the world. Early pregnancies, child abuse or forced labour, among many others, are problems afflicting millions of girls across the world every day. Undeniable realities that are even more […]
“You have to relate the graffiti to the world of art and remove anything crude…” The same could have been said about graffiti during the eighties. Armando Orozco Tovar It was the time when “street artists” made an appearance, their closest predecessors being the “jucos”, communist activists, or members of […]
The target wasn’t difficult to find. It moved as it always did, as if responding to song. The target was called Jane. I’m Jane, she said. “Jane”, I repeated without realising. Yes, it’s a very common name she continued. Paris sent me I said. I gave her the letter from Hubert. It explained that I would accompany her to Paris to meet him.