Izzy Conway

Children’s art: what is its value and what should we do with it?

At school the Arts can often be side-lined for more “important” subjects, like maths or the sciences. I distinctly remember my junior school timetable consisting of maths lessons everyday, compared to one art lesson every other Wednesday afternoon. Now, I do understand why art takes a backseat to other lessons...
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Posted Oct. 31, 2019

Trigger warnings are ultimately a force for good

Trigger warnings seem to be inescapable nowadays – frequently cropping up before social media posts, films, articles and, frequently, plays. It’s normal to find a paragraph on the website of a theatre company, describing the ‘emotive content’ featured in specific plays. To many people, this isn’t a cause for annoyance....
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Posted Mar. 8, 2019