Why was Aylan Kurdi’s life worth kindness from the press in death, but not in life?

by Chimene Suleyman His name is Aylan Kurdi. Say it. He was three years old when he began his journey from the Syrian town, Kobani which has only known violence throughout Aylan’s short life. Amidst a Syrian civil war and a town besieged by Isis, Aylan’s family travelled thousands of miles through Turkey where they took… Read More

When characters of colour become two-dimensional in service of a ‘white saviour’

by  Dena Kirpalani and Kimi Goffe Warehouse of Dreams is a beautiful title – a lyrical analogy for a refugee camp where thousands of lives are stowed whilst conflict rages around them. This refugee camp is the backdrop where the people connected with the running, reporting on and occupying of the camp interact. The theatre… Read More