Hannah is the founding editor-in-chief of Lucy Writers and edits their Art & Design, Books, Dance and Theatre sections. She completed her BA in English Literature at Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge, and has an MA in Eighteenth-Century Studies from King’s College, London. She is currently studying for a PhD in English Literature at UCL and teaches undergraduate students in the department. Her doctoral thesis explores the use and representation of the human body in the work of Mary Wollstonecraft and her circle. Hannah was Dance, Art and Books editor for London Student from 2017-2018. She regularly writes for online magazines, journals and blogs, such as Club des Femmes, London Student, The Cusp, The Modernist Review, Women: A Cultural Review, The London Journal, BSECS Criticks, and the Journal of Eighteenth-Century Studies. She was shortlisted and came second in the BBC Radio 4 Today Programme Student Journalist of the Year Award 2018 (for criticism). She is passionate about using art and literature to encourage young women and marginalized groups to find their creative voice. Hannah has co-run a creative writing workshop for women for several years, as well as a feminist reading group. She writes about contemporary art & culture, in particular visual art, dance and fiction. For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet to @hhgsparkles
In this creative ‘Christmas’ essay, Hannah Hutchings-Georgiou reflects on the power and therapeutic potential of drawing in her own life, the artistic practise of Louise Bourgeois, and Jean Frémon’s new text Nativity (Les Fugitives).
Millais’ painting, Ophelia, continues to inspire viewers and critics alike, but what if the heroine came back from the watery grave she was condemned to? Here, Hannah Hutchings-Georgiou considers the return of Ophelia in the artwork of Jada Bruney and Rolake Osabia, and the music visuals of Christine and the Queens.
Award-winning author, Yvonne Battle-Felton, talks to Hannah Hutchings-Georgiou about her exceptional debut, Remembered, her journey into academia and writing, her courageous women characters, and the inspiring maternal figures in her life.
Faith Ringgold’s striking painting, #19 US Postage Stamp, 1967, captures the complexities of the Black Power movement in 60s America and the white supremacist structures African Americans were subject to. But it serves as a metaphor for our times too, writes Hannah Hutchings-Georgiou.
Serendipity’s BHM Live showcases work by some of the best choreographers from the dance world to date. But these breathtaking performances should be seen every day, all year round, not just during Black History Month, writes Hannah Hutchings-Georgiou.
MADHEAD is the latest phenomenal dance production to come from Olivier Award-winning choreographer, Botis Seva, in collaboration with dancers from the National Youth Dance Company. Here, Hannah Hutchings-Georgiou discusses its themes of generational (dis-)connection, inner conflict and the power of young people.
Breakin’ Convention 2019, a specially curated international festival of hip hop dance theatre, brings together performers, artists, choreographers, DJs and educators from all over the world for four days of exceptional dance and music.
Enduring misogyny in the Senate Chamber, Elizabeth Warren was then championed by feminist allies around the world with the ubiquitous tag #ShePersisted. Here, Hannah Hutchings-Georgiou looks at the dance works inspired by this phrase and the women who, through their art, persevered.
Memory, loss and migration are all explored in Tara Fatehi Irani’s beautifully evocative work, Mishandled Archive. Here, Hannah Hutchings-Georgiou reflects on Fatehi Irani’s ongoing project and her “mishandling” of ancestral archives.