Views from the margins

Dmitry Sokolenko

Dmitry Sokolenko

Politician I highly respect, one active between the two world wars. I'm talking about Baron Carl Gustaf Mannerheim. I don't understand politics very well, but it seems to me that nice people are not involved, with the exception of Caligula. But all I know about him...

EaVA Zine

EaVA Zine

Just What Is It That Makes Today's Zine’s So Different?  What makes zines different today could be the regionalistic aspect: in the last few years there seems to be a growing trend towards localised, tradition and folk oriented zines, which could be a way for people...

Notes From A Gallery 2/3/4

Notes From A Gallery 2/3/4

NOTES FROM A GALLERY 2 WALLS & MASKS   After the first night of Band of Holy Joy’s action at Gallery 46 I was really looking forward to whatever came next. I’m glad to say I wasn’t disappointed. Yesterday I’d been pretty near overwhelmed by the intense...

Notes From A Gallery

Notes From A Gallery

NOISE BEAUTY PASSION HOLY JOY/NOTES FROM A GALLERY, pts 1-2 How do we respond to the madness of the last year – embrace the craziness? Hang on to the remaining threads of normality? None of the above? Lockdown restrictions have made life especially difficult for...

Free Your Mind – Wear a Mask

Free Your Mind – Wear a Mask

Its early in the morning and I am waking up to a fog of thoughts, trying to assemble them into some kind of structure for another day in Lockdown UK. I know the current restrictions are for the good of  us all, that's  a no brainer as far as I'm concerned, but It’s a...

Ren Aldridge – Punk Matters

Ren Aldridge – Punk Matters

Punk Matters By Ren Aldridge   Punk is my politics, identity, community and the centre of my life right now, as the front woman of a touring band. I was drawn to its volume, passion and anti-authority politics as a teenager, and it has guided my choices...