Syria: The Physio

Graphic reportage from the Syrian border, by Jon Sack

August 8, 2013 · 1 min read

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A section of the exhibition showing an arrangement of monochrome portraits

Review – War Inna Babylon at the ICA

Tara Okeke explores a timely exhibition which offers a compelling history of Black life in Britain through the lens of people, place and struggle

Review – You’re History: The Twelve Strangest Women in Music

Lesley Chow argues for a new kind of music criticism that re-evaluates women musicians and "meaningless" music, writes Rhian E Jones

Prevent strategy funding Birmingham theatre

The government’s Prevent strategy is funding productions that will damage community relations, argues Keith McKenna


"Books of Knowledge Picton Library Liverpool" by Terry Kearney is marked with CC0 1.0

The working-class voices publishing against the grain

Luke Charnley reports on the new publishing houses getting working-class writers onto the printed page.

Review – Angela Carter’s ‘Provincial Bohemia’

Despite some omissions, Stephen E Hunt's examination of radical novelist Angela Carter's time in Bristol and Bath provides a useful lens to analyse the countercultural history of the two cities, argues Sue Tate.

Screenshot from Cyberpunk 2077 showing a character from the game sitting in front of a futuristic cityscape and the word 'broken' graffitied onto a wall

Video games and anti-capitalist aesthetics

As more and more video games infuse their narratives with explicitly political themes, B.G.M. Muggeridge asks why so many fall short in actually challenging capitalism

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