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Lucy Writers is proud to announce its new Arts Council England funded mentoring project, What the Water Gave Us, for emerging women writers.
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In Jayna Brown’s Black Utopias, Emma Hanson discovers that the speculative practices and philosophies of Black creatives destabilise current understandings of the ‘human’, ‘knowledge’ and ‘existence’, instead redefining them and envisaging futures past from the privileged position of the periphery.
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Emma Hanson reviews Julian Henriques’ 1998 musical film, Babymother, and considers the reality of single Black motherhood against its often prejudiced on- and off-screen representation.
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Emma Hanson marks the sixteenth Postcard of the series with Tyler Mitchell’s Untitled – Two Girls Embrace, 2018, which she sees as a celebration of black womanhood, Black freedom and looks to the achievability of a Black utopia.
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