DIY Cultures is a catalyst for change in the zine and arts world

Interview with curator Hamja Ahsan by Sultanah Parvin DIY Cultures has established itself as the leading annual POC-led Zine and activist fair in the UK, taking over all four floors of London’s Rich Mix this year on 29th May from 12pm – 7pm.  This year’s DIY Cultures features Media Diversified writer Guilaine Kinouani speaking on Radical… Read More

The Straw Man Cometh

by Sultanah Parvin For the ex radical silver foxes out there that champion post feminist critique and demonise extremism, there is a narrative. This narrative takes its form in a perverse courtship between elements of the press that court folk like parasitic stalkers, and they in turn, who love the blaze and heat of skittish… Read More

VIDEO: Chapel Hill. Three. Shot. Dead. Muslim.

by Sultanah Parvin  and Shezana Hafiz. Tuesday 10th February 2015. Chapel Hill. Three. Shot. Dead. Muslim. And the news told us there is no terrorist, no radical, no community was responsible. What would that news report look like? Lets frame this crime differently. Lets frame this crime as Muslims are framed. #SpokenWord ‘The deaths of… Read More