Mireia Molina

Arts

Lets talk about sex (and art)

Sexuality has been a recurrent theme in visual arts since ancient times; paintings and ceramics involved erotic and sexually explicit scenes. In Ancient Greece, though both masculine and female nudity was portrayed as idealised and mathematically proportioned, explicit sex scenes were still present in artistic works. Expression of sexuality in European and Western after the…

Global

Stop the War on Women’s Bodies

Tony Allen, Beverly Devakishen, Angel Loera, Gavin O’Donnell, Mireia Molina, Griffin Shiel and Sacha Silverstone explore reproductive rights around the world Poland Last year,  in response to widespread protests and strikes, a large parliamentary majority rejected plans to outlaw all abortions unless the woman’s life was in danger. The BBC estimated that in October, 100,000…

Global

Chelsea Manning to be released early

Chelsea Manning, who leaked classified documents to WikiLeaks, had her prison sentence commuted by President Barack Obama in his final days before leaving office. After being sentenced to 35 years in prison for disclosing secret military and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks, former Army soldier Chelsea Manning is to be released from prison in May 2017…

Music

Live Review: The Japanese House @ Norwich Arts Centre

Norwich Arts Centre’s version of Bonfire Night was a calm and enchanting way of spending the evening. Being an intimate and, as the artists who performed that night pointed out, a highly beautiful venue, it played host to the delicate but powerful harmonies of The Japanese House. Amber Bain’s project started in 2015, her gig…

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