Riposte - Issue 12
The nights are now dark, Brexit is wrecking your head and you’ve completed Netflix but fear not! The new issue of Riposte is here to cheer you up, expand your mind and introduce you to some magnificent women.
We open issue #12 with poetry from Fariha Róisín, there’s a series of personal essays on the theme of being lost, a mediation on our current use of social media and the band Girl Ray bring a new word into our everyday lexicon.
We meet with writer and curator Lou Stoppard to get her take on the fashion industry and discuss her new exhibition that explores the politics of the hoodie. We ask MP Stella Creasy what the hell is going on with Brexit, writer Mary H.K. Choi tells us about writing young adult fiction, designer Erin Magee gives us an insight into running her own label Mademe whilst working at Supreme and singer Mahalia shares her ultimate coming-of-age story.
They Don’t Know, Bex Day shoots a photo series that looks at the impact of disability funding cuts.