(2 minute read) Nicole Law finds discomforting truths in the lyrics of Taylor Swift.
Art and Sciences not Art versus Sciences
(4 minute read) Samantha Seidu pleads for arts subjects not to be considered academic second class citizens.
From pop to poetry: singer-songwriters who should be taken seriously
(7 minute read) Kevin Murphy reflects on the poetic genius of songs that have become, for many of us, the soundtrack of our lives.
Beyond the headlines: refugees who enrich our countries
(6 minute read) Saher Ali is an atypical refugee. A student at Oxford University, she explores the rich field of refugee experiences and finds flowers that bloom in the mud.
Catching nature’s symphony
(6 minute read) Setting animal sounds to music is not just a lockdown hobby, says Alexander Liebermann. It can make us more aware of the marvels - and challenges - of the world around us.
Unlocking the arts after lockdown
(5 minute read) Tascha Von Uexkull argues that the arts and culture should be more valued and funded if we are to feed a world of starving spirits. This is her first prize-winning article in our Adamah Media Young Writers’ Competition.
The Leningrad Symphony – Shostakovich’s Seventh Symphony and how the Russians survived a siege
(4 minute read) The Russian composer Shostakovich began writing his symphony while the city was besieged by German forces. Kenson Li believes we can draw lessons for our current crisis.