Authors Posts by Abi Steer

Abi Steer

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Can we afford to be artists?

Arts Degrees. Let's all just cut to the chase and admit that they are, essentially, the laughing stock of the degree world. And honestly,...

Making art out of the general election

First taken by Jonathan Yeo in 2001, the role of Election Artist is a relatively new position, where artists are commissioned to create artworks...
Louise Doughty: Flickr.com, ActuaLitte

UEA Literary Festival: Louise Doughty

With her seventh book, Apple Tree Yard, recently having been adapted as a drama by the BBC and her most recent book being nominated...
The Antony Gormley statue, on UEA's library roof. Photo: Johnnie Wright

Library statue should be moved after student feedback

Many have congratulated the thought-provoking nature of this exhibition which claims to focus on the relationship between the human body and the space it...
Art Therapy, Flickr, John Morgan

Art therapy: what is it and how does it work?

Creative Arts Therapy focuses on the use of creative forms such as drama, music and visual arts to portray emotions that an individual may...
Chimamanda Negozi Adichie, Commonwealth Foundation, Flickr

The Book Review: We should all be feminists, Chimamanda Adichie

This isn’t really a book, it’s more like an essay, which Adichie based on her earlier TEDtalk of the same name. But, regardless of...