When is Change Gonna Come? Cerys Matthews on music for good

Cerys Matthews explains the song-writing project Occupation: Five songs that shook the world, and what inspired her contribution to it I watched with dismay as two stories unfolded in the news in Missouri and Ohio, the shootings by police officers of two young American boys, aged just 12 and 18 years old. The two youngsters … Continue reading When is Change Gonna Come? Cerys Matthews on music for good

Bahia Shehab: A Thousand Times No

The artist explains the people of Egypt’s struggles from 2010–11, illustrated through street art Bahia Shehab was living in Cairo during the Arab Spring, a wave of protests in 2010 and 2011 that led to the overthrowing of many rulers in North Africa and the Middle East. Some people turned to graffiti to express resistance to … Continue reading Bahia Shehab: A Thousand Times No