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UK museums: beyond the history

Museums are time capsules that allows us to interact with the past, engage in the present and acknowledge the technological advances of the future. However, majority of these creative spaces…

Amritsar: 99 years later and still no apology

99 years ago on Friday, one British general marched his soldiers into an enclosed garden in the vicinity of the holy Golden Temple and sealed off the exit. A crowd…

Cecil Rhodes: Erase history or contextualise it?

Last week Oriel College at the University of Oxford released a statement asserting that the statue of politician, colonialist and benefactor Cecil Rhodes will remain on the building’s high street…

An expression of oppression: ‘Cloud Nine’ preview

Cloud Nine is an assault on hypocrisy. Caryl Churchill wanted to show ‘the parallel between colonial and sexual oppression’. By this, she meant that it is the same mentality of…