Macbeth OST – Jed Kurzel

Macbeth is Shakespeare’s shortest play, yet one of his bloodiest. It tells the story of a Scottish warrior turned traitor, and his wife who after hearing a supernatural prophecy decide to kill the King and take his place on the throne. “Blood begets blood” and soon Macbeth and Lady Macbeth are both caught in a…

The Reality of Privilege

I am writing this as a privileged, straight, white woman living in a Western country. I have two degrees. I live in a nice neighborhood and was brought up in a single parent home. I have chosen to address the issue of privilege, because I am sick of us, and our government representatives,’ skirting around…

‘The Sound and the Fury’ – Nerina Pallot

In the documentary ‘To Be Free’, commenting on the relationship between artistry and activism, Nina Simone says, “You can’t help it. An artist’s duty, as far as I’m concerned, is to reflect the times. I think that is true for painters, sculptors, poets, musicians. As far as I’m concerned it’s their choice. But I choose…