Following a banner year in 2020, the London-via-Doncaster DJ has shared their exhilarating new EP, Watch Out.
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Growing from 60 to 600 members in a matter of weeks, this WhatsApp group turned activism platform is providing a safe space in the wake of increased anti-Asian racism.
For her latest exhibition, which opens today at HFKD in Denmark, the artist and political dominatrix investigates what it’s like for a man to feel used and objectified.
The rising artist and label head channels the frustrations of his city’s creative scene on his debut album, Town’s Dead.
Side Hustles: Art director Sophia Tassew has harnessed her creative power this lockdown, unleashing a bold accessories brand that’s already bowled over the fashion industry and beyond.
From school to stardom, the 19-year-old actress and Rocks breakout is rising – fast – to the top.
In her new book What White People Can Do Next, the writer, academic and broadcaster pours her intellect and years of PhD research into a nuanced examination of race, capitalism and class. Get reading, get learning.
Side Hustles: Nic Akinnibosun and Rico Oyejobi were new to the drinks industry, but that didn’t stop them from developing a cracking new rum. Now SAINT OGUN is set to quench your thirst this summer.
Despite launching less than seven months ago, the secretive East London accessories label is making a stamp on the fashion industry, one plush bag and sandal at a time.
In the first of a week-long series, figures from music, art, food, sex work and education look back on a year that shook their fields. Here, Cafe East’s Mustafa Has reflects on Covid-19 a year on.
The lawyer turned #Merky Books author put colourism on trial in her debut book, We Are All Birds of Uganda. Here, the 29-year-old shares her most loved fiction and the novels that molded her.
Side Hustles: In November, Canadian creative Tamara Grunberg closed up her modelling agency. Now, she's making a career out of fashion and her statement accessory, The Challah Bag.
The Cheshire artist uses painting as therapy to tackle existential dread, religion and fear of death. Honest, it’s way more fun than that sounds.
Side Hustles: Disco-in-furlough – from underground raves to the fabric factory, Keep Hush are the late-night events business now creating premium merch for artists sidelined by the pandemic.
Having gone public about her experience of domestic abuse, FKA twigs has returned with creative confidence. Here, the artist and activist speaks to her friend and I May Destroy You creator, Michaela Coel, about a new batch of music inspired by a wave of freedom.
Journalist Jason Okundaye and HIV prevention activist Marc Thompson have launched a new digital photographic archive honouring, remembering and celebrating the Black British LGBTQ+ community over a fifty-year span.
Side Hustles: Model duo Breanna Box and Peter Dupont are raising the stakes in the homeware game, designing horny carafes and functional glassware – a creative pursuit found in the middle of lockdown.
Thanks to an excessive amount of screen time, lockdown has not only changed the way we socialise, but also the way we look. Or want to look. From TikTok dermatologists to secret facial work-outs, we investigate how Zoom is affecting our relationship with skincare and our sense of self, 12 months in.
Side Hustles: In lockdown last year, best friend duo Niamh Ferrier and Saskia Puxley lost their hospitality jobs. Fresh from uni and without income, they decided to set up their own tooth gem and nail art business-from home, rising to success one cuticle, and molar, at a time.
Following the phenomenal success of Beyoncé’s Black Is King last July, the Dutch director has joined forces with twigs, Headie One and Fred Again.. creating a poignant short for their latest track.
Side Hustles: When three East London coffee shop-owners faced closure last March, panic struck. But quick off the mark, they transformed a “horrible hovel into a really decent kitchen”, turning pandemic pandemonium into an overnight success, one sandwich at a time.