Category Archives: Writing

Style meets attitude: a review of Lorenza Mazzetti’s London Diaries for the TLS

I wrote about Lorenza Mazzetti’s memoir, London Diaries, for the TLS.

Style meets attitude: a review of Lorenza Mazzetti’s London Diaries for the TLS

I wrote about Lorenza Mazzetti’s memoir, London Diaries, for the TLS.

A radical vision in east London: an article about Four Corners & Camerawork for Sight & Sound

I wrote about the radical history of collaborative filmmaking and community photography at the Four Corners workshop and Camerawork in Bethnal Green for Sight & Sound.

A radical vision in east London: an article about Four Corners & Camerawork for Sight & Sound

I wrote about the radical history of collaborative filmmaking and community photography at the Four Corners workshop and Camerawork in Bethnal Green for Sight & Sound.

Primal Screen: a review of a book on Ingmar Bergman’s Face to Face for the TLS

I reviewed a new book on Ingmar Bergman’s overlooked film for the TLS.

Primal Screen: a review of a book on Ingmar Bergman’s Face to Face for the TLS

I reviewed a new book on Ingmar Bergman’s overlooked film for the TLS.

Political Capital from Embittered Youth: a review of Tish Murtha at the Photographer’s Gallery for frieze

What do pictures of 1970s Tyneside tells us about Britain now? A survey of Tish Murtha’s work at The Photographers’ Gallery, London, shows the compassion and conviction of the late documentary photographer.

Political Capital from Embittered Youth: a review of Tish Murtha at the Photographer’s Gallery for frieze

What do pictures of 1970s Tyneside tells us about Britain now? A survey of Tish Murtha’s work at The Photographers’ Gallery, London, shows the compassion and conviction of the late documentary photographer.

A Holiday From Reality: an essay on women and social realism for Sight & Sound

The kitchen sink films of the 1950s and the social realist tradition of Ken Loach have come to define British working-class cinema, but since the 90s women have been key to reimagining its range. 

A Holiday From Reality: an essay on women and social realism for Sight & Sound

The kitchen sink films of the 1950s and the social realist tradition of Ken Loach have come to define British working-class cinema, but since the 90s women have been key to reimagining its range. 

Dire Straights: an interview with Desiree Akhavan for Sight & Sound

The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Desiree Akhavan’s 1990s-set tale of a young woman sent to a rural gay conversion therapy centre run by Christians, combines the drama of Carrie with the ease and fun of a John Hughes film.

Dire Straights: an interview with Desiree Akhavan for Sight & Sound

The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Desiree Akhavan’s 1990s-set tale of a young woman sent to a rural gay conversion therapy centre run by Christians, combines the drama of Carrie with the ease and fun of a John Hughes film.

Ways of Listening: an interview with Nell Dunn for Boundless

Why did Nell Dunn, the daughter of an earl, choose to write about working-class lives? In this interview she reflects back on her seminal book, Talking to Women (1964), and the unheard voices she recorded in it.

Ways of Listening: an interview with Nell Dunn for Boundless

Why did Nell Dunn, the daughter of an earl, choose to write about working-class lives? In this interview she reflects back on her seminal book, Talking to Women (1964), and the unheard voices she recorded in it.

Kicking Against The Pricks: an article on Revolt, She Said for Sight & Sound

Commemoration of the events of May ’68 has masked a wider context of political agitation – in particular, the radicalism of women.

Kicking Against The Pricks: an article on Revolt, She Said for Sight & Sound

Commemoration of the events of May ’68 has masked a wider context of political agitation – in particular, the radicalism of women.

The rewriting of Andrea Dunbar’s story: an essay for Another Gaze journal

I’m really excited to have an essay on Andrea Dunbar published in the beautiful feminist film journal, Another Gaze.  

The rewriting of Andrea Dunbar’s story: an essay for Another Gaze journal

I’m really excited to have an essay on Andrea Dunbar published in the beautiful feminist film journal, Another Gaze.  

Typhoon coming on: an interview with Sondra Perry for RA Magazine

I interviewed the artist Sondra Perry ahead of her solo show at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery in London. This piece was originally published in the Spring 2018 issue of RA Magazine and online. 

Typhoon coming on: an interview with Sondra Perry for RA Magazine

I interviewed the artist Sondra Perry ahead of her solo show at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery in London. This piece was originally published in the Spring 2018 issue of RA Magazine and online.