Way out west (Sight & Sound)

Trollywood, as the area has inevitably become known, is not a popular name with the industry’s pioneers. Moodysson, whose Show me Love, Together and Lilya 4-ever were all made here, hates the term and clearly sees Trollhättan as the antithesis of everything Hollywood represents.

2020-03-03T18:21:36+00:00August 12th, 2017|Culture, Foreign reportage|

Has Mugabe won? (Prospect)

The speech reworked familiar themes of a degenerate and imperialist west trying to force its values on Africa. "Perhaps a new kind of devil found in Britain is spreading… The devilish system in which a man marries another man makes them disregard nature…This is a rotten culture."

2020-03-03T17:19:08+00:00August 8th, 2017|Foreign reportage, Zimbabwe|

Heroes and Villains (Blueprint)

In this monument to the unknown soldier, three bronze warriors stand strong, indefatigable and proud in the cause of African nationalism... but they are not African at all. The North Koreans, unrivalled masters of political idolatry in their own land, inadvertently gave Oriental features to the soldiers' statues.

2020-03-03T18:38:34+00:00October 8th, 2016|Design, Foreign reportage, Zimbabwe|