Archive | Arts

Beginning The Journey

The history of the United States is riddled with violence and oppression. However, living under these conditions galvanized individuals to rise above the conventions of society and inspire others to join together to fight for their human rights. When thinking of this struggle, the US Civil Rights Movement is at the forefront, but social inequality […]

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Spread The Word Campaign

Human beings are a social species: sharing stories is how people forge relationships and take a break from the regular routine of their own lives. Whether during the Renaissance, the Great Depression, or a rainy Saturday afternoon, people rely on books to escape their own realities for a few hours. The Spread The Word campaign […]

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Spring Has Sprung

Recognising that Spring has arrived shouldn’t be difficult in London, but it can be easily missed. The sound of birds tweeting throughout the day are hidden by cars and buses hurrying down busy main roads. The new flowers, so bright and delicate, are overlooked, dwarfed by tall buildings, and ignored by people hurrying about their […]

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Another Light Up

#ANOTHERLIGHTUP by Design Indaba Trust, Faith47 and Thingking is a new initiative which incorporates public art with crowd-funding in order to build a streetlights system in South Africa’s poverty stricken Khayelitsha. The multi-storey artwork serves not only as an adornment to the area but is a visual indication: at night the wall illuminates each time […]

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Book Review: Afflicted Aphrodite

Afflicted Aphrodite is the heartbreaking story, written by Norma Molla who is just 15. It’s about a girl called Tiga, a teenager who is abandoned by her mother. The reason? Tiga is diagnosed with cancer for the second time in her short life. Afflicted Aphrodite is a brilliant read that draws you in and gives […]

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The Afro Comb

The afro comb represented physical pain and mental torment for me as I was growing up. When it appeared I knew that my mum had plans to wash my hair, and as a girl with afro hair this was the last thing I ever wanted to do. I dreaded it. It’s only as I grew […]

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Exhibition Review: What’s The Point Show

Are you an art aficionado or do you, when confronted with the medium, find yourself asking ‘What’s the point?’ Well, an exciting exhibition currently open in London, takes this question as its title. The Southbank Centre, one of the capital’s main creative hubs, is featuring an impressively varied array of work by Turner Prize winning […]

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Films

Exposure is proud to release its latest short film, Lonely Minds

Sexual health vox pop

A short vox pop video and improvised spoken word poem