5 Things Brexit will ruin

5 Things Brexit will ruin

Words by: Anisa Tasmin On the 23rd of June 2016, a UK referendum demonstrated the public’s decision to exit the European Union. Following voting day, PM Theresa May triggered Article 50 on the 29th of March 2017 and signed a letter to the EU to officially begin the two-year long negotiation process. The benefits, discussed [...]

TAKING THE WORLD BY STORM: ABDALLA OMARI’s exhibition ‘The Vulnerabiltiy Series’ Goes Viral

TAKING THE WORLD BY STORM: ABDALLA OMARI’s exhibition ‘The Vulnerabiltiy Series’ Goes Viral

Words by Alison Fletcher. Syrian painter, filmmaker, and performing artist Abdalla Omari has caused the latest big splash on the social media scene with his collection: ‘The Vulnerability Series’. His paintings have taken the world by storm, featuring in countries all over the world such as the USA, the UK, France, Germany, Lebanon, Syria, Georgia, [...]

Review-Jhene Aiko, “Trip”

Review-Jhene Aiko, “Trip”

Words by Jordan Paragioudakis. With her fourth studio album. “Trip” the remarkable Jhene Aiko take us a on a beautifully constructed journey into experiences way beyond the norm of mainstream R&B. It appears that our young Californian songstress has come a very long way from back-up vocals for B2K,  luring an extraordinary essence from her [...]

Perseverance and perfectionism — Cristian Mihai is ReBlog of the Week!

Cristian's piece is a really thoughtful reminder for all of us to nurture our creativity.  I saw straight-away the response it got from various creatives and thought it would be a great piece to share with HM readers.  For this reason Christian, congratulations, you are the recipient of HM's very first ReBlog of the week!  [...]

What This Golden Toilet Says about Trump’s America

What This Golden Toilet Says about Trump’s America

Words by Alison Fletcher. 'America' by artist Maurizio Cattelan. Piece is a fully-functioning toilet made from 18-karat gold. Displayed at Guggenheim Museum and open to the public as if it were any other usable facility. When I first heard about Cattelan’s ‘America’ piece, I was reminded, inevitably, of Marcel Duchamp’s ‘Urinal’. This is a comparison [...]

Everything Everything – A Fever Dream Album Review

Everything Everything – A Fever Dream Album Review

Words by Robin Ward. Since their formation in 2007, Everything Everything have established themselves as one of the most individual, darkly witty and consistent bands to date. Spanning plucky rhythms and soaring synths, they have carved a niche space for themselves in the saturated genre of indie-pop-rock, delivering poetic, political commentary alongside distinctive melodies and [...]

Hillingdon Literary Festival – An Interview with Seb Jenner

Hillingdon Literary Festival – An Interview with Seb Jenner

Words by Stephen Powdril The Hillingdon Literary Festival (HiLF), held at Brunel University, has been championing the voices of both established and emerging writers since 2015 and this year is looking to be the best yet. I took some time to speak to Seb Jenner, Festival Producer, events extraordinaire and keeper of the keys on [...]