writing all on one page

recent

‘A political critique of desire’, The Tablet
Review of The Right to Sex by Amia Srinivasan

‘Barbara Pym’s Obscurity’, Cambridge Humanities Review
Essay on privacy, other minds and the Church of England

art, architecture, art history

Bill Viola/Michelangelo
Review of the Royal Academy exhibition

Jesse Darling and The Ballad of St JeromeBurlington Contemporary
Review of Darling’s show for Art Now at the Tate Britain

Becoming Plant, Oxonian Review
Review of an exhibition curated by Borbála Soós at Tenderpixel, with work by Victoria Adam, Julia Crabtree & William Evans, Ingela Ihrman, Paloma Proudfoot, André Romão

Mark Dion: Theatre of the Natural World, Oxonian Review
Review of the retrospective at the Whitechapel Gallery – shortlisted in Burlington Contemporary Art Writing Prize

‘slipping sideways into god’, Oxonian Review
Review of dom Sylvester Houédard: Typestracts at Richard Saltoun Gallery

‘At once intimate and immense’, Oxonian Review
Review of The Space Within: Interior Experience as the Origin of Architecture by Robert McCarter

‘The way lint collects’, Oxonian Review
Review of recent books on colour (On Being Blue, by William H. Gass,  Blue Mythologies by Carol Mavor, Green: The History of a Color by Michel Pastoureau, and The Culture of Yellow by Sabine Doran)

animals

‘The Human’s-Eye View‘, Oxonian Review
Review of Vesper Flights by Helen Macdonald

Coming Home’, Oxonian Review
Review of The Explorer by Katharine Rundell

‘”He has what people call charm”: Gavin Maxwell’s otters’ , Cambridge Humanities Review
Essay on love and relating in Maxwell’s Ring of Bright Water trilogy

sexuality

Queer British Art, Oxonian Review
Review of the exhibition at Tate Britain

I just take everything and I don’t know anything’, Oxonian Review
On queer knowledge in Carol (dir. Todd Haynes)

place

‘Awake awake’, Oxonian Review
Review-essay on folk music and Englishness (All in the Downs by Shirley Collins and Folk Song in England by Steve Roud)

‘A Sense of Place’, Oxonian Review
On Oxford, a review of the magazine IRIS

poetry

Review of Out of Everywhere 2: Linguistically innovative poetry by women in North America & the UK ed. by Emily Critchley, Oxonian Review