Heaven Is Not Closed

For centuries, museums and art galleries have been regarded as the hallmark of culture. But even though museums have been hotspot for representing cultures and experiences all over the world, they have always underrepresented black women. This is despite the contributions which black women have made and continued to make to Western society.   ‘Heaven is […]

7 People To Watch In 2020

We have now entered a new decade and it wouldn’t be right without acknowledging talented members of the QTIPOC community who are set to be game changers this year and beyond.  Liyah Mai Leoni  This girl is making waves! Liyah self published her first book entitled, ‘Sincerely yours…’ last year and the reviews have been […]

Review: Funeral Flowers by Emma Edwards

Funeral Flowers highlights many themes throughout this self-empowering play. It intertwined the magic of song, poetry, beautiful set designs and promenade to tell the story of 17 year old Angelique, who dreams of being a florist. The 2018 Fringe First award winning play took its audience on a journey of a young girl navigating her […]

Amesh Wijesekera brings designs inspired by dreams, the unexpected, and surrealistic magic to Somerset House

Born in London, Sri Lankan designer Amesh Wijesekera, studied BA Honours in Fashion and Textiles at the academy of design in Colombo, Sri Lanka. After bringing Sri Lanka to the forefront of the fashion world at Graduate Fashion week in London, Amesh was chosen to represent Sri Lanka at the International Fashion Showcase 2019. Working […]

Mercedes Iman Diamond Talks Drag Race, Opulence & Representation

“OPPALANNNNNCE, YOU OWN EVERYTHINGGGGG” Every season on RuPaul’s Drag Race, there’s that one queen that wows us with an iconic catchphrase and this season, it came courtesy from the queen of opulence herself…Miss Mercedes Iman Diamond. Truly one of a kind, this East African beauty is the FIRST Muslim queen on RuPaul’s Drag Race hailing all the […]

Review- Four Women by Dylema

Embodiment of strength and black power, Dylema is a force to be reckoned with! Bold, fierce and memorising is how I would describe her work. I remember the first time I heard, ‘What if a black girl knew’ I felt empowered and inspired. It gave me a breath of fresh air and reminded me of […]