The General Election 2015- Politics and the Patriarchy

The political world is in need of a makeover. The bleak coalition conclusion of the last general election resulted in four years of false promises, rising house prices and destruction around the world. On the eve of 2015’s general election, the young female vote has never been so important.

Banksia Park

  Two girls keep it cool on a hot day down under. ‘Banksia Park’, a short film by Amy Dellar:  

❤ Gyrl Gaze- Tabita Rezaire ❤

The internet is a space that is moved and navigated by the other; marginalized people, women, queer kids, immigrants, etc. At least, this is what I’ve always believed. With the flow of discourse and art that exists on the internet amongst people of colour, women, and queer folk,

Invader Girl

Back in 2012 a Danish born London based singer going by the name Cinnamon Girl released a stand out track ‘Friends’. Fast-forward to 2014 and Camilla Roholm returned, this time under the guise of Invader Girl. The phenomenal unicorn filled video for ‘Starting Fires’, remixed by MS MR, left us wanting more. Her sound is...

“Biogirl” in a Drag World

The first time I saw a House of Gunt show, I fell in love. At the time, I wasn’t really sure WHAT I was falling for, but it was alluring enough that I showed up at the next event in a floor length mumu and coordinated green lipstick, eyeshadow, and eyebrows, only wishing I could...

Collective Practises: Milah Libin of Smart Girl Club

For this instalment of Collective Practices we talk to Milah Libin, a New York based artist and writer. With her close friend Destiny Frasqueri, (Princess Nokia), Milah started Smart Girl Club collective, focusing on creating a safe space for female creativity.

Collective Practises: Sofia Niazi

Our Collective Practices: Creating Space For Female Creativity, series continues with Sofia Niazi, illustrator and Co-founder of OOMK, (One Of My Kind), zine. Sofia’s illustrations are poignant and insightful, her series WOT, (Women Of Terror), highlights how injustices brought on by the war on terror affect women and families. Another series, for the Museum of...

Collective Practises: Lucy K Shaw

Virginia Woolf once wrote ‘a woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction’, but surely its even better if that room is filled with other like minded individuals, who will support you every step of the way? In a society such as ours, where the individual gain...

Gyrl Gaze: Sanaa Hamid

The topic of cultural appropriation and how it correlates with the digital age has been a prominent one on the Internet, but it’s hard to see anyone try to relay this conversation beyond a text post on tumblr. Sanaa Hamid is the brilliant mastermind behind “Cultural Appropriation: A Conversation,” a photography project that broke down...

Lil’ Alien – Ida Ekblad’s show at Herald Street’s Soho space.

An out of space body beams down to meet us! This character jumps out of Ida Ekblad’s show, ‘A gentle looking little alien of sorts’, which is one half of two shows she has at the Herald St gallery in London, (the other more abstract series is on display in Bethnal Green, both open until...

The A-Z of Trash Fashion: A is for the Ashleys

“Ashley, a name that stands for beauty and specialness” – Ashley A The Ashleys were the original mean girls. Before pink Wednesdays there was purple day, where the same rule applied for the pre-pubescent girl gang as it did for the Plastics – break the rules and you can’t sit with us! In Clueless-esque outfits:...

‘Whaaaat’s a cammmmerraaaa?!’ – A Look at Ryan Trecartin and Lizzie Fitch’s crazy show Priority Innfield.

Priority Innfield sees the old chapel at Chalk Farm over-run by constructed sets, housing the creative duo Ryan Trecartin and Lizzie Fitch’s latest video works. Viewed in what seems to be a series of dark american patio areas, the whole place feels perfect for any high school party, a gentle introduction when compared with the...