Daily actions to survive in the hostile environment
JoinedDecember 14, 2018
Javie Huxley is a British-Chilean illustrator based in London, and the co-chair for the Save Latin Village campaign. Following Javie's MA in Children's Literature & Illustration, her main focus has been on socially engaged editorial illustration for magazines such as Shado and gal-dem. Javie strongly believes in the importance of art as advocacy, her work focuses on themes such as identity and current social issues. Javie also uses her art to celebrate and platform Latinx voices in the UK. See her instagram for more work or get in touch via firstname.lastname@example.org
Healing through writing and the unwavering support of women
Why one group of scholar-activists is dedicating itself to the study of precarious housing
Maria Patsalos on the hostile environment, the UK's culture of disbelief and the power of football for people seeking asylum
Journeys through Greece and the power of place and space
The British carceral state’s rotten food system and what needs to be done to change it
shado sits down with Alina la Histérica to find out more about how she is making Mariachi a feminist issue and reclaiming public space.
When I first entered filmmaking some 25 years ago there were almost no Iñupiaq or other First Nations filmmakers in Alaska and less Iñupiaq content on our screen. The only on-screen representation we saw of Iñupiaq people was through the biased, racist, western gaze of those filmmakers and media makers...
Last month, over 500 Argentinians participated in a public protest against the development of a brand new offshore oil exploration project. The project, developed in collaboration with Norwegian company Equinor, would be the first offshore exploration in Argentina. Environmentalists, alongside local fishermen and those in the tourism industry have come...
The cottage-core crime which fights land injustice, inequality, nature deprivation, environmental degradation and the mental health crisis: guerrilla gardening. I spoke with Ellen Miles AKA Octavia Chill, a TikTok sensation and founder of the Dream Green platform, bringing guerrilla gardening back in a big way. I first stumbled across “Octavia...
The international community seems to suffer from short-term memory loss. Few seem to remember that during the 70s and 80s, the United States put into motion a plan to politically control what they always considered their ‘backyard’: Latin America. A plan which involved multiple political coups, violence and the establishment...
Samara Almonte explains why she no longer dreams of the apocalypse and instead why her focus is on dreaming about our liberation.