issue no. 2
G E N E R A T I O N
F O R E W A R D
I N T E R V I E W S
We spoke to the founder of
Books Fight Back to talk about
her social media platform
dedicated to education
surrounding social justice
issues we face today.
We spoke to the emerging young photographer Luella Dawson on gender, boundaries and her practice as a photographer.
In this interview we spoke with Saoirse Johnston Gaffey an emerging spoken word poet on her influences and how poetry plays a part in the conversations of this generation.
In this interview, we spoke with Núria Martin Fandos professional dancer and member of the New York based dance company MICHIYAYA dance. We spoke about her upbringing and her connection to dance today.
We stopped into PLEASURE, a
new space for those dedicated
to music and club culture. We
asked them about the relationship between the old and the new and the force behind this new space.
V I S U A L A R T
P O E T R Y + P R O S E
Shore a poem by Aoife Burke
'No inch of our bodies strangers, / No verse left unread…’
Katie Simpson shares a collection of three poems with us for this issue.
‘…in your name / the same contradiction / smooth sounds / hiding consonants.’
Sharmila Rahman shares three
poems with us in this issue. Feed me, Drink Me, Rain Songs, Wind Pipes and Epitaphs and Flightless Bird in Stormy Weather
'I often think about how much
I love you / and that odour that lingers / once heavy doors shut…’