THE ITCH

In an intriguing feature #itchysilk writer #semtex explores the contentious proliferations of gender categorisation. Indeed, this has become a real topic of conversation as newer categorizations like non-binary are depicted in popular media. The character Taylor Mason from the show Billions a landmark case in...

In her first piece for #itchysilk, Semtex takes us back to that all-important first love and the subsequent ‘break-up’. Creating a painful skewed type of nostalgia, Semtex forces us to experience a gamut of emotions; rejection, confusion and pain. On the backdrop of a wonderful, in...

In this instalment of #theitch, our writer #pliablegranite talks to the UK art collector Henry Miller about the ‘male form’.   Henry Miller’s exhibition of paintings, photographs and drawings from names like; American artist Ronald Bowen. Rather than an overt sexualisation of the male form with...

As we enter the political era of Trump we can rest assured that those with a love of money and opulence will undoubtedly profit under Trumpism- ‘more, more fucking more’-it will be a triumphant, yes to business! In this piece our verbose #itchysilk social commentator, Flying...