What is ‘gender’?

If you had asked me a week ago what I construed transgender as, I would have said “someone who didn’t feel like they were born into the body of the correct sex”. However, recently my perception on the definition of

What is ‘gender’?

If you had asked me a week ago what I construed transgender as, I would have said “someone who didn’t feel like they were born into the body of the correct sex”. However, recently my perception on the definition of

Syrcas

Maud Sulter’s exhibition ‘Syrcas’ questions the lack of representation of black women in the histories of art and photography. The work focuses heavily on the African diaspora in European history and sutler uses photomontages to revive the forgotten history of

Syrcas

Maud Sulter’s exhibition ‘Syrcas’ questions the lack of representation of black women in the histories of art and photography. The work focuses heavily on the African diaspora in European history and sutler uses photomontages to revive the forgotten history of

Intersectional Feminism and misconceptions

I have been a feminist for many years, or I have considered myself as one since I realised that a feminist is not some man hater but rather someone who believes in the equality between two sexes. But heres the

Intersectional Feminism and misconceptions

I have been a feminist for many years, or I have considered myself as one since I realised that a feminist is not some man hater but rather someone who believes in the equality between two sexes. But heres the

Hard out here: empowering or dismissive?

On ‘Sexism Reloaded, Or, it’s time to get angry again!’, Rosalind Gill speaks of Judith William’s exclamation that “sexism didn’t go away, we just stopped talking about it… ‘we’ (the assumed feminism audience) had allowed the word to be mocked

Hard out here: empowering or dismissive?

On ‘Sexism Reloaded, Or, it’s time to get angry again!’, Rosalind Gill speaks of Judith William’s exclamation that “sexism didn’t go away, we just stopped talking about it… ‘we’ (the assumed feminism audience) had allowed the word to be mocked

Counterculture to Cyberculture

The 1960’s counterculture was established to revolt against the US military interventions in the Vietnam war. From this, it progressed into a protest against social injustice and lead to the rise of the hippie culture and subcultures which celebrated experimentation. Counterculture

Counterculture to Cyberculture

The 1960’s counterculture was established to revolt against the US military interventions in the Vietnam war. From this, it progressed into a protest against social injustice and lead to the rise of the hippie culture and subcultures which celebrated experimentation. Counterculture

Are we all just a bunch of slactivists?

For me ‘utopia’ has always been about returning to an idyllic world. A world that the Romantics portrayed as being innocent; going back to the time of Adam and Eve and the garden of Eden. A world that is so idyllic that it

Are we all just a bunch of slactivists?

For me ‘utopia’ has always been about returning to an idyllic world. A world that the Romantics portrayed as being innocent; going back to the time of Adam and Eve and the garden of Eden. A world that is so idyllic that it

Performing the digital self

In ‘The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life’, Erving Goffman calls what we do in everyday life as the performance of reality. We act so as to intentionally or unintentionally express ourselves to an audience who will gain an impression.

Performing the digital self

In ‘The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life’, Erving Goffman calls what we do in everyday life as the performance of reality. We act so as to intentionally or unintentionally express ourselves to an audience who will gain an impression.