Colonialism

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Kandisha review – feminist horror gets postcolonial on men’s asses
Three Parisian female graffiti writers summon a vengeful succubus in a movie that draws inspiration equally from Candyman and Moroccan fireside folklore

Phil Hoad

21, Jul, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Secrets of rebel slaves in Barbados will finally be revealed
British Library releases vast trove of digitised 19th-century newspapers to bring stories of fugitives to life

Vanessa Thorpe

18, Jul, 2021 @8:30 AM

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‘Not in this town’: artwork about Britain’s ‘nuclear colonialism’ removed
Tory councillors are accused of censorship over installation on atom bomb tests in Australia in a Southend park

Donna Ferguson

17, Jul, 2021 @3:00 PM

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How a new generation is setting the record straight on black US history
Recent traumas in the US have energised a fresh wave of academic studies that are finally telling the full story of centuries-long abuse and forgotten resistance

Kehinde Andrews

16, Jul, 2021 @2:00 PM

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A love from beyond the grave – Kurt Tong on his ‘ghost marriage’ photographs
His latest project, piecing together the story of a bereaved Hong Kong man who wed his dead fiancee, has won an award. The photogapher reveals how it began with the discovery of a trunk of keepsakes

Sean O’Hagan

13, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Faces of 850 trans people to follow anticolonial rebel on fourth plinth
High-profile Trafalgar Square site to feature work by artists Teresa Margolles and Samson Kambalu

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

05, Jul, 2021 @12:26 PM

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Lessons about the legacy of Indian partition need to be taught | Letter
Letters: The events of 1947 and their impact are clearly part and parcel of British history, writes Professor Sarah Ansari

Letters

04, Jul, 2021 @5:25 PM

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The toxic legacy of the British empire in Canada’s residential schools | Letters
Letters: David Stirrup and James Mackay on Britain’s responsibility for systematic abuse and mistreatment of Indigenous children

Letters

02, Jul, 2021 @3:48 PM

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British rule in India: an abusive relationship | Letters
Letters: Arguments that ‘it was not all bad’ can quickly descend into a catalogue of justifications for atrocious acts and behaviours, writes Dr Nandini Boodia-Canoo. Plus letters from Geof Wood, John Griffiths and David Bentley

Letters

01, Jul, 2021 @5:26 PM

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Don’t ignore the plight of Tibet under the Chinese Communist party | Letter
Letter: Chinese rule in Tibet has been characterised by brutal repression and ethnic cleansing, writes Terry Philpot – and yet the rest of the world takes little interest

Letters

01, Jul, 2021 @5:24 PM

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Sing, Freetown review – astonishing study of creative pain and pride in Sierra Leone
This special film follows a journalist and a theatre-maker as they attempt to reframe their national identity on stage, even as the project threatens their long friendship

Phuong Le

22, Jun, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Mrs Livingstone, I presume? Museum to feature role of explorer’s wife
Revamped gallery to reveal the importance – and presence – of Mary Moffat in missionary’s life and travels

Vanessa Thorpe

20, Jun, 2021 @9:00 AM

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