Edward Siddons

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activism

how the 2010 student protests in the uk shaped the rise of jeremy corbyn

For a generation of young activists, politics began in 2010.
Edward Siddons
11.17.17
Film

the new documentary exposing the housing crisis

1.6 million people are waiting for council homes; the rental market is precarious – but a new documentary, Dispossession, aims to dispel the notoriety surrounding estates, and start a conversation about the culture of social housing.
Edward Siddons
7.11.17
Culture

resistance and riots on the streets of hamburg

i-D spent the weekend in Hamburg, as 100,000 people took to the streets to resist the G20 summit.
Edward Siddons
7.10.17
politics

so, what *is* going on with british politics?

It’s a mad, bad confusing time – so we took a second to try and understand what’s happening and what we should be doing to keep the momentum going
Edward Siddons
6.15.17
Culture

photographing life on the margins in LA’s housing projects

Recently nominated for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize, we take a look at Dana Lixenberg’s photo-epic Imperial Courts, a 20-year-long documentation of a South Central estate.
Edward Siddons
1.13.17
Culture

students shut down central london in protest of education cuts

Facing rising tuition fees, extortionate rents, and zero-hours contracts for academics, protesters marched on Parliament demanding an end to the marketisation of higher education
Edward Siddons
11.21.16
Art

​in defence of art history

The Conservative government has axed the Art History A-Level, just another defeat in the battle to prove that art matters, not just to our culture, but to our economy.
Edward Siddons
10.17.16
feminism

when feminism becomes a crime

From interrogation for Instagramming to arrests for activism, the Iranian women’s rights movement is under threat.
Edward Siddons
8.23.16
Culture

photographing the egyptian revolution

With Egypt’s young people facing brutal state repression, we speak to photographer Laura El-Tantawy about her images of the 2011 revolution.
Edward Siddons
8.22.16
Culture

photographer tobias zielony captures agency, not disempowerment

With the refugee crisis unresolved and overlooked, we spoke to the acclaimed German photographer Tobias Zielony about his most political work to date.
Edward Siddons
8.4.16
Think Pieces

chelsea manning exposes the hypocrisy of lgbt and mental health progress in the usa

As reports surface that Chelsea Manning may face criminal charges for a suicide attempt, we examine Obama’s limited progress on LGBT issues, prison reform and mental health.
Edward Siddons
7.29.16
Culture

black lives matter takes to the streets of brixton

After the shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, London Black Revolutionaries brought thousands to Brixton in support of Black Lives Matter.
Edward Siddons
7.11.16
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