For nearly a decade I've been contributing reviews, interviews and essays to arts and cultural publications. I write about contemporary art, books, films and digital culture. 

Here are some of my favourites.

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Shahrokh Na'el

I have written a number of essays and bios for the Iranian-born, Manchester-based artist Shahrokh Na'el.

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Shipping Containers are not Housing

I wrote for Tribune about manchester, homelessness, and the sinister aesthetics of shipping container 'luxury'.

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Bodies in spaces: On Chantal Akerman's My Mother Laughs

 

"Periphery figures move in and out of the text’s field of vision. We glimpse them out of the corner of our eye as they perform the duties of care."

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Radical Attention Glitch Feminism

 

For The Cleveland Review of Books I wrote about two texts working with the essay form, exploring attention and refusal in the digital landscape.

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The Observer/Burgess Prize

 

I wrote for The Observer on TV programme Waterloo Road, the pervasiveness of playground myths and class in the classroom.

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Through Lines: On Wanye Koestenbaum's Figure It Out

 

 For The Cleveland Review of Books I wrote about argument, deviation and the flirtatious essay in Wayne Koestenbaum's latest collection.

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The Double Negative

 

I interviewed novelist and essayist Olivia Sudjic. We discussed digital spaces, 'talismanic' female writers and the compelling 'pocket magic' of the smartphone.

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thisistomorrow

 

My exhibition reviews for contemporary art publication thisistomorrow cover emerging and established artists such as Dean Kenning at Matt's Gallery, Sung Tieu at Nottingham Contemporary, Pavel Pepperstein in Moscow and David Lynch at Manchester International Festival. 

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Corridor8

 

My features and reviews for Corridor8, which takes a critical look at contemporary art in the North of England. Including: Ben Jeans Houghton, Rachel Goodyear, Yorkshire Art Space, Daria Martin and more.

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The Observer 

Here's The Observer's lead pop review - The Lathums at Victoria Warehouse.

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