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Articles by Subi Shah
Spotlight: Shekhar Kapur
speaks to the award-winning filmmaker about what shapes, reshapes and shatters his ideas of the world
Spotlight: Roger Ballen’s world of contrasts
talks humanity, power and expression with Johannesburg-based artist Roger Ballen.
The interview: Sofia Karim
The outspoken artist and architect speaks to
about art, architecture and activism.
Spotlight: Michael Rosen
discusses courage, grief and cultural struggle with British author
Spotlight: Kishon Khan
about the levelling ability of the arts.
Spotlight: The Critics
Starting from humble DIY beginnings, Nigerian special effects posse The Critics are making waves. By
Spotlight: Steve Chandra Savale of Asian Dub Foundation
Steve Chandra Savale
about music for spiritual change and social justice.
Spotlight: Yinka Shonibare
The acclaimed – and playful – sculptor
his love for cultural exchange.
Spotlight: DJ Switch
, a 13-year-old campaigner for children’s rights and all-round powerhouse, talks with
Spotlight: Saif Osmani
about urban culture, gentrification and Brexit.
‘My best jokes come from moments that have angered me’
about acting, politics, race and breaking out as a disabled performer.
Spotlight: Maaza Mengiste
about the women who fought Mussolini in Ethiopia.
Spotlight: Kyla Simone Bruce
Migration, identity, gender –
tackles the big issues with filmmaker
Kyla Simone Bruce
The interview: Shahidul Alam
that, despite his notorious arrest last year, he’s still not holding back his criticism of the government.
The filmmaker bringing survivor stories to light
Leesa Gazi speaks to Subi Shah about
— her film about the women sexually assaulted during the Bangladesh Liberation War.
The Pakistani lawyer putting his life on the line
Despite mass protests against his work and credible threats to his life, Saif ul-Malook keeps going. He speaks to
Spotlight: Anthony Joseph
about how important it is for his children to know about Windrush.
The dangerous rise of the right: an interview with Noam Chomsky
asks the acclaimed intellectual his view on the dangers of the rise of the right, Trump's election, and the future of left-wing movements in the social media age.
The brave and the blameless: women survivors of war-time rape
A global summit to end sexual violence in conflict takes place this week.
Darcus Howe: ‘All I want to do is mobilize the people to stand up for their rights’
The Black Panther-turned-broadcaster and writer talks to
about his past struggles and future dreams.