Shahmima Akhtar explores a postcard from the Irish village of ‘Ballymaclinton’, a display at the 1908 Franco-British Exhibition in London created to promote an Irish soap brand and a politically white Irish unionism.
Why do we play? What does it mean to “play well”? And how have visions of play been harnessed to radical politics? Katie Joice examines how those questions shape the new exhibition at London’s Wellcome Collection.
‘The lifejacket is a symbol and a provocation’, Christopher Whitehead responds to Manchester Museum’s acquisition.
David Monger reviews the ‘Propaganda: Power and Persuasion’ exhibition at the British Library