Netflix round-up: SPOOKY SZN!

Looking for something to binge on as the days get darker and before deadlines hit? Look no further! We’ve taken it upon ourselves to do the hard work for you. Here is our list of the best shows and movies to keep you busy this month. Happy watching, and Happy Spooky Season!   OUR TOP […]

TV Review: BBC’s Bodyguard Continues to Trope Islamophobia

Bodyguard. The BBC drama that was filmed just outside SOAS and the show that got the nation talking, including myself. So much so, that after episode five, I was inclined to write a review, praising the show for its clever twist on topics of terrorism and white-collar crime. I’m extremely glad I didn’t. Scene One. […]

Exhibition Review: Athi-Patra Ruga: Of Gods, Rainbows and Omissions

When asked during an interview, “Why the name ‘Of Gods, Rainbows and Omissions’”, Athi Patra Ruga answered: “I wanted to introduce to London a definitive body that speaks about men and the ideologies we put in power. My life’s work is then to create safe spaces (I’m getting bored of the word utopia), where me […]

Book Review: Ministry of Utmost Happiness

Twenty years after the release of her Man-Booker Prize winning novel “The God of Small Things”, Arundhati Roy makes her fictional return with the much-anticipated “Ministry of Utmost Happiness”– and it does not disappoint. A novel with a non- sequential plot, multifarious characters and prose that is both breathtakingly powerful and absurdly funny. Roy weaves […]

Book Review: The Underground Railroad

American author Colson Whitehead’s “The Underground Railroad” easily puts all other antebellum novels to shame. Published in 2016, it has since received the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for fiction and The National Book Award. The story is centred around Cora, beginning in a horrific plantation where no slave is immune to all forms of violence. A […]