Discover a City of Ideas

Non-Fiction Ian Macartney muses upon Melodius Phunk ‘s multi-media performance, which combines live vocals and piano with haunting sections of video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uaZzxtC0pEE&ab_channel=Re-Analogue&fbclid=IwAR3YeDzcYU4SOVerUX0mA1LQ9elg7D6PiNNfdi3ZV88cXicn_7jlVnFddqk Of all…
Non-Fiction In her reflection on ‘Tales of Silver City’, Imaginatively by Enxhi Mandija the boundaries of Aberdeen’s cultural sphere. A music-hall song and a…
Non-Fiction Et In Argot Ego is a genre-leaping essay which delivers a passionate defence, and celebration with relish, of the English language’s reflexivity. Ladies…
Non-Fiction Following Tracks explores beauty in the quotidian, extracting poetic pleasure from everyday scenes and objects encountered on a coastal walk. Featuring photography from…
Non-Fiction Try Reading essay reflects upon the mundanity of lockdown and considers an approach taken by Poet laureate Simon Armitage. “…from a creative point…

Non-Fiction In this exploratory essay, V2K gives his account of how Street Art helps to ground experience within local environment in a spiritual activity….
Non-Fiction Abi Underwood-Green blends genres in this creative and poetic essay exploring reasons to write evoking themes of trauma and the quotidian. There will…
Non-Fiction ‘The Nu Oil’ is a forensic assessment of the current balance of power in the Aberdeen art scene which, seen through the Nuart…
Daniel Conn’s A Quiet Earth documents the world of Aberdeen’s iconic medium-density housing during the bleakest moments of 2020’s Summer lockdown. The accompanying essay…