MAKE ROOM FOR MY NAME

by Candice Nembhard “It’s difficult to talk about double messages without having a twin tongue.” Audre Lorde, Zami: A New Spelling of My Name I think of this quote from Audre Lorde and wonder why there is very little space for a Black British woman to write herself, moreover, write herself freely without contention.  (via— TheContinue reading “MAKE ROOM FOR MY NAME”

24 | keep it p.o.c.

I graduated from university almost a year ago now (yikes), and in this time frame between then and now, I have been slowly pushing myself to become re-acquainted with the act of reading for pleasure. After studying a literature degree, three years worth of photocopies, highlighters and neck cramp kinda’ took its toll; but taughtContinue reading “24 | keep it p.o.c.”

LIVING WITH LESS

by Candice Nembhard I have always been fascinated by the dynamics of space; how we utilise it, what we decide to fill it with and what our own space says about us. If we think globally about ‘space’, its conception works in tandem with a few other fundamental principles of our existence; time, energy andContinue reading “LIVING WITH LESS”

21 | look for it.

My last post which took great inspiration from the late John Berger was the first stepping stone into looking at observational work. Be it the selfie, portraiture, or even truisms, there is something to be said how a view on a object can render it completely vulnerable. It can be done with a smile, aContinue reading “21 | look for it.”