Mettamodernist Debuts New Afrofuturist Book
SHOWstudio contributor, visual poet, artist, creative director and writer Mettamodernist can now add the accolade' author' to his resume, thanks to him publishing his latest work.
Between The Lines: The Refugee Council
10 videos break down the problems with the current UK asylum system, and how the public can help.
Between The Lines
A counterpoint to the mainstream news media's coverage of politics and crises, this video series engages with pressing world issues.
Afua Hirsch Announces New Book 'Decolonising My Body'
The writer and broadcaster's new book, published by Square Peg Books, will be released in October 2023.
Fashion in a Time of Crisis
Amy de la Haye explores how fashion and dress have responded to political, social and economic trouble.
Grada Kilomba Is Using Art To Fight Back Against The UK Government's Treatment of Migrants
Berlin-based Portuguese artist Grada Kilomba's latest work One Soul, One Memory was unveiled at Goodman Gallery last week. Acting as more than a piece of commentary towards the migrant crisis, Kilomba remains as on trend as ever.
Ways to Help Turkey and Syria
Following the news of the devastating earthquake that's hit Turkey and Syria, find below a list of resources that will help those most affected.
British Fashion Royalty Dame Vivienne Westwood Has Died
A rebel never without a cause, it was announced yesterday that Punk's fairy godmother Dame Vivienne Westwood has died, aged 81.
Paria Farzaneh Stands With the Women of Iran
English-born Iranian fashion designer Paria Farzaneh has released a limited edition t-shirt, with all sales proceeds going towards the Abdorrahman Boroumand Centre for Human Rights in Iran.
March Planned In Memory of Chris Kaba
Chris Kaba was unarmed when he was shot and killed by the Metropolitan police force. On Saturday 10 September, there will be an organised March from Parliament Square to Scotland Yard in memory of him.
Thighs: Willy Ndatira & Xavier Scott Marshall
The art director and image-maker collaborated on a series of photographs of black trans women, analysed by Ndatira, to implore viewers to rethink their relationships to white supremacist capitalistic patriarchal artworks, traditions and institutions.
Pleasure: Aaron Rose Philip
The model conveys the subjective nature of emotion, specifically pleasure, in a film by John Novotny.
Heart: Cedric Mizero
Artist Cedric Mizero interprets the heart through a film born out of a craving to share stories from home.
Vagina: Celine Pierron
The photographer, filmmaker and researcher responds to the vagina in a film which articulates their take on Black feminine power.
Fear: Clay Grandison
The fashion designer addresses their concerns for past and future identities of Black Womxn.
Neck: Dieter Grams
'Defying all the limitations place on me and people that look like me place on us by people who fear the potential of our enlightenment, I wanted to plant the seed for a story that I could continue to tell', the artist Dieter Grams explains of their film.
Poet and artist Julianknxx interprets the brain through a film which asks: how do you imagine your own future, and your own beauty within this existence?
The Circularity of Time: Kader Diaby
The image-maker explores the phenomenon of Koh Koro Yé through the medium of film, which literally means 'to see old things'.
Yet to be Born: Mettamodernist
Crafting stories that tell the diaspora of the black experience through absurd and surreal lenses, creative Mettamodernist created an AfroAbsurdist film.
Community: Naiara Tamminga
Naiara Tamminga, a 14-year-old poet, conveys the message that all voices should be heard regardless of age, social class, race, gender, religion or sexual orientation.
Breasts: Rian Phin
Fashion designer and writer Rian Phin created a two-piece corseted garment based on maternity and cradle-boarding to explore the breast in a short film.
Endurance: Rukayah Sarumi
The women's rights advocate narrates her essay 'To Be Human Is To Endure And To Create Is To Express The Human Experience – An Ode to Black Women’s Art'.