In Conversation with Chase Tha Worst: London’s Emerging Hip Hop Artist
Fast-rising rapper and producer Chase Tha Worst speaks to Neighbourhood’s Clarabelle Tan on bringing new energy to London’s hip hop scene and the release of his debut single ‘Bimbo’.
Within The Walls
Within The Walls, an online editorial by Rossella Damiani.
Maltese Folklore, Sansuna The Giantess and the Battle Against Censorship: The Artistic Inspirations of Eden Chapman-Maurice
Liv Collins speaks to Eden Maurice-Chapman, an interdisciplinary artist who’s ceramics, paintings and installations playfully disrupt the boundaries separating craft, fine art and mythology.
Get To Know Oramics – The Platform Fighting Against The Underrepresentation of Queer, Female and Eastern European Artists
Julia Czub speaks to Polish collective Oramics about their mission to raise the status of queer and female artists across the globe.
Independent Colombian Brand, Lakras, Just Dropped Their New Collection
Lakras, the independent Colombian fashion brand based between NYC and the UK, is breaking barriers and captivating global audiences with its latest collection.
Reclaiming Pre-Colonial Queer Narratives in Contemporary Filipinx Art Practice: Observations from the Diaspora
Written by Rocio Naval Stephanie Comilang — screen name @ilocos.bitch on Instagram — installed “Piña, Why Is The Sky Blue?” with her partner Simon Speiser at the Julia Stoschek Collection in Berlin, which was on view from the last days of April unti …
Joe Pease: Breathing Life Into The Mundane
An overview of digital artist Joe Pease and how his ability to breathe life into the mundane allows viewers to find beauty in routine. Written by Emma Quin.
Meet 4 Ukrainian DJs Revolutionising the European Underground Scene
Julia Czub speaks to four upcoming DJs about community, the Ukrainian music scene and the best way to help Ukrainian creatives during the war.
The Perspective Wall
An editorial collaboration between designer Maxim O’Sullivan and Radhika Muthanna.
Upcoming Artist BODUR Talks All Things Identity, Falling in Love with Music and the Release of Her New EP
Rising star Chloe Bodur, alias BODUR, speaks to Erin Waks about her new EP, ÖZ, and how her Turkish identity has shaped her art.
Exploring the Futuristic World of Gabrielle Rosenstein: A Blend of Sci-Femme Fantasy and Queer Artistry
An overview of the rise of Gabrielle Rosenstein, the digital artist who’s futuristic work transcends boundaries and creates inclusive spaces for self-expression.
BOYZ N DA CLUB: An Interview with Photographer QueerGarden
An interview with QueerGarden, the photographer set on showcasing the joy in queer clubbing. Written by Megan Stevenson.
Fashion and the Disabled Community: Is the Industry Becoming Truly Inclusive?
An overview of fashion’s relationship with the disabled community and why recent progress is not quite enough. Written by Rita Nicotra.
The Music That Made Me [Trans]
A deep dive into the correlation between music and gender identity, written by Mizy Clifton.
First Encounter, an online editorial by Sacha Luisada.
The Distinctive Difference between Selfishness and Self-Preservation
An insight into the differences between selfishness and self-preservation and why being self-preserving can positively impact yourself and those around you. Written by Lauren Bulla.
Hyperrealism in Fashion: Blurring the Lines between Reality and Simulation
An article focusing on the gradual digitisation of fashion and the impact it may have on culture and the arts. Written by Emily Music.
The Art of Being Modest: How do Muslim Artists Balance Art and Faith?
A discussion of how some Muslim artists tackle balancing their faith and artistic expression. Written by Mohsina Alam.
An editorial collaboration between designer sssilk666 and photographer Saskia Kovandzich, connected via Neighbourhood’s Creative Database.
Sophie and Perla
Sophie and Perla, an online editorial by Valdemar Bolding
The Met Is Broken, Can Public Trust Be Regained?
An overview of Baroness Casey’s report on the Met, released early last week, and the consequences it may have on British policing. Written by Michael Quinn.
The Next Generation of Asian Artists Making Their Mark on London’s Music Scene
A piece on upcoming artists, CHIYU, ERES and Kuma Overdose, where they discuss elevating Asian musicians and the importance of community. Written by Clarabelle Tan. Opening Image by De Wei Song.
Beyond the Veil: a Hijabi and Non-Hijabi Weigh in on Female Muslim Representation in Media
Maha Amer and Maïs Bouteldja weigh in on how the representation of female Muslims in the media needs to change.
Priorities Aligned: Exploring Political and Social Activism in Art
An overview of some upcoming artists who are using their creativity as a vehicle for their political and social activism. Written by Isabelle Enquist. Opening Image: Olgaç Bozalp “Home: Leaving One for Another”, 2019.
Rock, an editorial collaboration shot by Chiara Toki.
Russian Queerasing: How the Russian LGBTQ+ Community is Becoming Invisible
An overview of new Russian legislation which threatens to make it’s LGBTQ+ community invisible. Written by Vava Lotareva. Image: 1994, Russian-born artist and activist Slava Mogutin with boyfriend Robert Filippini.
How Nigerian Artists are Driving African Culture Through Music
An exploration into how Nigerian music, both new and old, has contributed to educating others on African culture. By Kimia Afzal. Image: Fela Kuti.
Juno, an online editorial by Sophie Holden.
Heartbroken, an editorial collaboration between designer Helikon XX and photographer Rossella Damiani.
Columns, an editorial collaboration between photographer Freya Wakelin and designer Zosia Davis.
Dame Vivienne Westwood: Fetish Fashion to Red Carpet Rival
A piece covering the many highs of the career of Dame Vivienne Westwood, to mark the two-week anniversary of her death. Written by Abigail Quigley.
Blue Hues, an online editorial by Simran Dhanu.
Post-Modern Man, an online editorial by Charlie Maddocks.
Is Overconsumption Killing Fashion?
A piece written by Meriel Philips, discussing how mass-production harms fashion’s ability to be a means of artistic expression.
Blue Monday, an online editorial by Harrison Grant.
DON’T TAKE IT HOME: How artist Alice Rea aims to tackle domestic violence during the 2022 World Cup
A piece about artist Alice Rea and how she is using flags and football scarves to raise awareness about the connection between football matches and the increase in incidents of domestic abuse. Written by Ollie Cox.
Female, Feline, Fetish: Are Cat Videos the Antithesis to Feminist Body Politics?
An academically informed long read written by Carolin Hartter, discussing the historical relationship between women, cats and sexual politics.
Are We Infatuated with the Idea of Eternal Youth?
An article highlighting how society is obsessed with the idea of ‘eternal youth’, exploring avenues from the skincare industry to our everlasting interest in Marilyn Monroe. Written by Liv Valencia. Cover Image: Jack Pierson, “Angel Youth”, 1990. Edi …
The Weird World of Crochet: An Interview with Looping Faces
An interview with crochet brand, Looping Faces, who specialise in ‘the little splash of ridiculousness that you can wear on your head’. Interview by Bella Koopman.
An Interview with Dee Miller at The Big House: Helping Young People in Care Learn More About Their Past
A brief overview of the theatre company, The Big House, and their new project which aims to educate young people on their heritage. Accompanied by an interview with author Dee Miller about the importance of educating about the past. Written by Marnie …
A Brief History of MF D00M
After the anniversary of his death last month, Archie Weir writes a brief summary of the career of hip-hop legend, MF D00M.
Photography and Revolution: LGBTQ+ Activism Through The Lens of Delovie Kwagala’s Photographs
A deep dive into the work of Ugandan born photographer Delovie Kwagala, who is making it their mission to showcase African queer existence and diversity through their photos. Written by Phoebe Eleanor Sheppard. Cover Image: DeLovie Kwagala – The Quin …
An Interview With Young Photographer Olive Gilson
Up and coming photographer Olive Gilson discusses how she got into photography and how it helps her learn about different perspectives and experiences.
Neighbourhood Magazine Presents: An Exhibition on Coming of Age
Details on our upcoming exhibition on November 15th at Belgrave Music Hall in Leeds, featuring the work of young photographers and artists from around the UK.
The Sex Act: Are Our Sexual Habits Performative?
A piece written by Floss Loder, discussing whether our sexual habits are truly for ourselves or whether we are performing them for the satisfaction of others.
A Conversation with ArtHerd: Creating a Community Through Creativity
An interview with ArtHerd, an art director and photographer who uses collaboration at the heart of all their work. Interview by Bella Koopman. Cover Image: Life in Plastic, model @jolenejademosaic
Milan Fashion Week: Diesel SS23
A review of Diesel’s SS23 show in Milan, written by Sylvia Shoshan. Cover Image: Vogue Runway
Fashion in the City: Can Fashion Ever be Decentralised from Major City Capitals?
A piece written by Sarah Micho on how fashion needs to move on from the confines of the 4 major capitals: London, Paris, Milan and New York
‘School’s Out’: Nessie Appleton-Smith on Documenting LGBTQA+ Students
An interview with photographer Nessie Appleton-Smith on her project documenting the LGBTQA+ school experience. Interview by Bella Koopman.
Trending and Toxic: The Dark Side of Balletcore
A piece on the toxic nature of the ‘Balletcore’ trend currently sweeping TikTok and Instagram. Written by Eleanor Antoniou.
Beats Per Minute: Photography, Music and the Post-Covid Rave Scene
An interview with young photographer Maddie Corleone about her project ‘Beats Per Minute’, where she interviews those at the heart of rave culture about the way it has shifted since the outbreak of Coronavirus. Interview by Bella Koopman.
From Italy and Denmark with Love: Two Poems by Niamh Fuller
Two poems written by young poet Niamh Fuller, inspired by her time in Bologna and Copenhagen.
Is it possible to be a Sneakerhead as an Environmental Vegan?
A piece exploring the contradictions found between vegan ethics and contributing to the ever-growing mania over rare trainers. Written by Alice Henderson. Cover Image: Strapped Archives
The Obliteration Room: Yayoi Kusama – UNIQLO Tate Play at the Tate Modern
A review of Yayoi Kusama’s Obliteration Room Exhibition, currently showing at the Tate Modern. Written by Jacquetta Clark. Cover Image: Sitting in Narcissus Garden. Yayoi Kusama Studio/Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery
Humans of Jharkhand: A Conversation with Shalini of Adhivasi
An interview with Shalini, a resident of Jharkhand in India, who documents the people and traditions through her Instagram account @adhi_vasi. Interview by Bella Koopman.
Agitate Britain: Noki, his Latest Exhibition and the Importance of Legacy and Sustainability
An interview with infamous custom-builder Noki about his latest Agitate Britain exhibition at NoHawkers Gallery in Brighton. Interview by Bella Koopman.
Fashioning Identity: Are We Simply Shopping for Validation?
A piece on why we shop the way we do and whether our style is a symptom of our identity, or whether we fashion it to prove ourselves. Written by Sylvia Shoshan.
Gender and Artistic Development: An Interview with Alina Gross
An interview with photographer Alina Gross on how her gender has influenced her art. Written by Blue.
‘STYLE: Photography of Life and Fashion’ at the Atlas Gallery London
A detailed and impassioned overview of the Style: Photography of Life and Fashion Exhibition at the Atlas Gallery in London, written by Jacquetta Clark.
Roots of Love: Documenting the Caribbean Community in The UK
An interview with photographer Hasna Tayyar, who has been documenting the Caribbean community in the UK. Interview by Bella Koopman.
Is Paying 50/50 Doing What We Think it is for Feminism? An Opinion Piece
An investigation into the benefits and pitfalls of paying 50/50 when it comes to furthering gender equality. Written by Tesni Jones Edwards
The Hypocrisy Behind Pro-Life Arguments: An Opinion Piece
An opinion piece, written by Julie Ngalle, exploring the contradictions in a pro-life approach to abortion, written in light of recent developments regarding the overturning of Roe v Wade in the US.