“Revolutions would be a lot more successful if we could make them with the people of the future, not the flawed, self-centred specimens we have now,” says Bolshevik soldier Pavel in Alan Gibbons’s fictional account of the Russian Revolution.
The term “magical realism” is today generally used to describe a form of literature and is strongly associated with writers in South America.
The London Korean Film Festival 2018 presents a series of screenings and events showcasing independent documentary filmmaking from Korea
Frostpunk mixes beautifully designed steampunk visuals with a narrative that puts the player in charge of the last humans on Earth
Heartbreak, tragedy and fantasy tell a story from the side of the silent victims and the people left behind in the wake of violence
Theatre critic Mark Brown offers a guide to the forthcoming Edinburgh Festival—including spectacle, solo performances, Shakespeare and comedy
If you are in London this summer it is worth dropping in to Somerset House to an exhibition paying homage to magazines—Print! Tearing it up.
This new exhibition places Rembrandt’s work alongside pieces by the British artists he inspired.
The mainstream media likes to portray Al Qaeda fighters simply as fanatical terrorists, but a new documentary shows how they live, says Harjeevan Gill
The Lehman Trilogy is a three-hour, three-person play that tells the story of the rise and fall of US banking giant Lehman Brothers.
The List on display at the Chisenhale Gallery documents the refugees who have died at the hands of the European Union’s “Fortress Europe” immigration policy
Graffiti writer A Dee spoke to Socialist Worker about the recent deaths of artists Trip, Lover, and KBag and what they show about the state’s policy
Anyone who went on convoys to the “jungle” refugee camp in Calais will recognise the Afghan restaurant.
Dorothea Lange’s images are about more than just the 1930s in the US, and another exhibition looks at how photos are used
In the Fade is a film filled with raw emotion. It gives a sensitive and realistic portrayal of Islamophobia and its consequences for the main character, Katja.
A new release about the life of Oscar Wilde is testament to his wit and an attack on the callousness of the British ruling class, writes?Alistair Farrow
Frida Kahlo’s carefully constructed private, public and professional identity is thoroughly unpicked in a new exhibition, Making Her Self Up.
Brian Friel’s play Translations is set in Ireland in 1833 as a new phase of intensified British rule is beginning.
Yorkshire Sculpture Park’s latest offerings are a poignant reminder of how we’re alienated from the natural world, says?Esther Neslen
Until now this brilliant New York band’s most well-known song was called, “Stoned and starving”.