Looking back on Notting Hill Carnival 2019, the event seems to resemble a distant other world. Using the current climate as a critical lens, Goldsmiths alumni Yuvan Kumar's photo essay is a vibrant, honest, and insightful look at the carnival's most recent incarnation.
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.
Fashion editor Will Ritchie misses the time when he could meet up with friends over coffee and have a good chat about nothing and everything. In hopes of curing his craving and ours, he reached out to some friends and got their opinions on topics important to them -including cowboy boots, astrology, Justin Timberlake and more.
"I know it’s tempting to complete work from home in your pyjamas - I’m doing it right now. But great style can bring joy even to the greyest of situations." - Fashion editor Will Ritchie shares with us his biggest fashion inspiration when spending time at home due to corona virus.
"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’.