Meet the model turned photographer expressing himself on the other side of the lens

We chat to Luke Forte, who's modelling career has seen him face campaigns for the likes of Goodhood and walking shows at Paris Fashion week. But since making the decision to take his camera along with him on his adventures Forte has been creating beautifully raw images of his own along the way.

Jonathan Williams on Photographing the Scene's Biggest Musicians

Meet the Birmingham based photographer shooting some of the U.K. and U.S's biggest stars. With festival season sadly drawing to a close, and summer coming to an end, photographs are our ways of holding on to some of the magic of the exuberance summer held. Whether you know who he is or not, you'll probably have seen the photographic work of Jonathan Williams doing the rounds covering the U.K.'s biggest festivals and gigs. 

Jinsun Park interview

In this exclusive interview Jinsun Park tells us about her inspirations, London's Korean community and her new book "Two Times Or Maybe More".

When is booty shaking right?

As women's rap grows in the mainstream, so does the criticism of their reclamation of sexuality through their lyrics. Predominantly from male rappers who have been using women's sexuality as a vehicle to promote their own careers since rap's inception.

Meet Amel Mukhtar, the British Vogue staffer bringing political activism to the forefront

Check out our shoot and interview with Amel Mukhtar who was appointed features assistant at British Vogue earlier this year. Since then she has penned unapologetically politically conscious articles on a range of issues from the media's response to the Christchurch massacre to the women at the forefront of the Sudanese revolution

Enthusiastic Consent is Coming! (Spoilers)

As the final series of Game of Thrones commences the surviving characters have treated audiences to a plethora of drama ranging from beheadings, incest, dragons and White Walkers. So what made a consensual sex scene in the last episode so shocking? 

Heavy on shoulder

Photographer Jinsun Park explores the stresses of the South Korean education system through her new photos series and think-piece exclusively for Sludge Mag

Adelaide and Red: The dichotomy between Diaspora and African Blackness (Spoilers)

Ever since Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ slashed its way into cinemas around the world, multiple theories and interpretations have abounded about the film’s themes and its characters. People have been theorising, in particular, about the twist regarding Adelaide and Red

What ‘The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ can teach us about manoeuvring for power in the Patriarchy

The latest episodes of ‘The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ have a lot to teach us about the ways in which we relate to love, family, friends and even organised religion through our gender. But perhaps the most poignant lesson that the second part of the show’s first season can offer us comes in the form of several cautionary tales about dealing with a patriarchal power structure when you are not an intended beneficiary of patriarchy. 

The Manifesto Built On Memes

As memes replace manifestos, and when ideas mean more than their subsequent implementation, Adam Smith explores the entertainment industry's role in modern politics

Responsibility in LBGT filmmaking: lesbians through the male gaze

Little by little we are seeing a greater variety of stories and romances being depicted on the silver screen. Portrayal of lesbian relationships still lag behind often reverting to homophobic tropes and overt sexualisation. Shannon Watson asks, where are the cinematic love stories for the ages that feature women who love women?

How to make it as a trap artist from the Midlands

We caught up with Jimi Da Killa and Wiz who along with producer Ted Loco are inseminating the UK rap scene with a much needed shake-up. From nods from publications like VIPER Mag to being covered by the BBC and modelling for Depop there's a lot to delve in to with this talented Derby outfit. 

 


 

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