On world mental health day – Vanhessa Longley

To honour World Mental Health Day, we'd like to extend a special hand of strength, love and solidarity to anybody affected by mental health issues. It's been 3 years since i was properly diagnosed. 16 months since my last hospital trip. 5 months since my last "incident" Mental Health is a tense relationship to have, … Continue reading On world mental health day – Vanhessa Longley

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Feeling Myself: reclaiming the flesh – Anonymous

Content warning: contains references to sexual assault and the emotional impact of sexual assault. Throughout my life I have always been conscious of my body and its proportions, its changing shape and dimensions, but I have never been obsessively, acutely preoccupied with my flesh. That is, until I was raped. My once (mostly) positive relationship … Continue reading Feeling Myself: reclaiming the flesh – Anonymous

Who’s pulling the trigger? An interview with Louise Orwin – Jessie Beaumont

Who’s pulling the trigger? Louise Orwin on the allure of girls and guns   Louise Orwin is a London based performance artist, writer and researcher, making video, sound and performance work. One of her main preoccupations has been looking at how femininity and the ‘feminine’ is created and dealt with in society - particularly the … Continue reading Who’s pulling the trigger? An interview with Louise Orwin – Jessie Beaumont