Category Archives: Writing

My favourite books and films of 2016

List season is upon is. I took part in the Sight & Sound best films of 2016 poll and chose my favourite book of the year for Review 31. Advertisements

My favourite books and films of 2016

List season is upon is. I took part in the Sight & Sound best films of 2016 poll and chose my favourite book of the year for Review 31.

Monsters, music and emojies: an interview with Rachel Maclean for RA Magazine

I interviewed the video artist Rachel Maclean ahead of her solo shows at HOME, Manchester, and Tate Britain in London. This article was originally published in the Winter 2016 issue of RA Magazine, and you can also read it online here.

Monsters, music and emojies: an interview with Rachel Maclean for RA Magazine

I interviewed the video artist Rachel Maclean ahead of her solo shows at HOME, Manchester, and Tate Britain in London. This article was originally published in the Winter 2016 issue of RA Magazine, and you can also read it online here.

New horizons: an interview with Elizabeth Price for RA Magazine

I interviewed the video artist Elizabeth Price about the exhibition she’s curated at The Whitworth in Manchester. This article was originally published in the Autumn 2016 issue of RA Magazine, and you can also read it online here. 

New horizons: an interview with Elizabeth Price for RA Magazine

I interviewed the video artist Elizabeth Price about the exhibition she’s curated at The Whitworth in Manchester. This article was originally published in the Autumn 2016 issue of RA Magazine, and you can also read it online here. 

Review of Poor Cow for Sight & Sound

This year Ken Loach released his 50th feature film and the ICO re-released his first, Poor Cow (1967). Adapted from the novel by the excellent, underrated Nell Dunn, Loach’s debut feels as fresh, urgent, sad and hopeful as ever.

Review of Poor Cow for Sight & Sound

This year Ken Loach released his 50th feature film and the ICO re-released his first, Poor Cow (1967). Adapted from the novel by the excellent, underrated Nell Dunn, Loach’s debut feels as fresh, urgent, sad and hopeful as ever.

IN A DREAM YOU SAW A WAY TO SURVIVE AND YOU WERE FULL OF JOY: review for frieze magazine

I reviewed the Elizabeth Price-curated show, IN A DREAM YOU SAW A WAY TO SURVIVE AND WERE FULL OF JOY, for frieze. The review is published online at frieze.com and in the September/October/November 2016 print issue.

IN A DREAM YOU SAW A WAY TO SURVIVE AND YOU WERE FULL OF JOY: review for frieze magazine

I reviewed the Elizabeth Price-curated show, IN A DREAM YOU SAW A WAY TO SURVIVE AND WERE FULL OF JOY, for frieze. The review is published online at frieze.com and in the September/October/November 2016 print issue.

The poetry of paint: an interview with Etel Adnan for RA Magazine

For Etel Adnan, art world success came late – in her eighties. I met the writer and painter in Paris ahead of her solo show at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery in London. 

The poetry of paint: an interview with Etel Adnan for RA Magazine

For Etel Adnan, art world success came late – in her eighties. I met the writer and painter in Paris ahead of her solo show at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery in London. 

Interview with Mary Ramsden for RA Magazine

‘There is a playful space between the traditional medium of painting and the slick light of the LCD screen’ I interviewed the contemporary painter Mary Ramsden for the spring 2016 issue of RA Magazine. You can see her work in

Interview with Mary Ramsden for RA Magazine

‘There is a playful space between the traditional medium of painting and the slick light of the LCD screen’ I interviewed the contemporary painter Mary Ramsden for the spring 2016 issue of RA Magazine. You can see her work in