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Goldsmiths' Official Student Magazine

In a mesmerizing mix of creative writing, illuminating essay work and urgent call to action, Katrina Nzegwu's piece touches on many vital yet nuanced of the current moment, including the relation of collectivism and individuality to race, colonialism, and class.
Arts and Culture editor Joseph Hewlett-Hall discusses the symbolic and political implications of removing colonial statues, touching on the laziness and cowardice of conservative response to such removals, as well as responses within the Goldsmiths student community towards colonial iconography on our own campus.
What agency do we have over our electronic appliances? Politics editor Aarushi Matiyani evaluates the kitchen through a postcolonial and gendered lens, revealing the semiotic aspects of our everyday appliances that inspired a project of her own.
"This is not a period drama, and Hasidic Judaism is not some ancient religion; these are real people in the here-and-now...Unorthodox showcases a new way of looking at and talking about religion, neither damning its devout followers nor objectifying its brave defectors." -Arts and Culture editor Joseph Hewlett-Hall reviews Netflix’s latest inhouse drama, 'Unorthodox'.
"The film’s patent loyalty to the female gaze signifies a new beginning for film...Sciamma helps set an example for female representation and leaves room for further discussion." - Arts & Culture editor Gabriella Persia discusses some of the the cinematic tropes challenged and transformed by writer and director Céline Sciamma in her film ‘Portrait with a Lady on Fire’.