Calved: a narrative and visual essay by Nancy Forde on motherhood and memory in the Arctic.Read More
The latest film in the Lost But Not Forgotten series by writer and director Stuart Hackshaw focuses on the story of the St Kildans, who in 1930 were forced to evacuate their remote island home, severing an ancient tie and bringing to an end an incredible story of survival.
Awesome views of Hebridean surf culture at An Lanntair.Read More
An extract from The Nature of Spring, the new book by Jim Crumley.Read More
Two poems written on and about the island of Kea in the Cyclades.Read More
A New York Times feature captures the experience of photographer Jose Alvarado Jr. when he returned to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria tore through his home island in September 2017. His pictures show the devastating physical effect of the disaster on the community, yet also reveal the incredible strength of the local people left in its wake.
Japanese classic illuminated at the Met.Read More
Two poems by the Westray-based writer, Lydia Harris.Read More
Volcano Island is a short film directed by Anna Katalin Lovrity that has been wowing critics at animation festivals around the world. The 9-minute-long digital animation takes place on a magical island where a young, naive female tiger is chased by an old, white male tiger.
Liam Bishop reviews the Swedish writer’s latest novel.Read More
The official tourist agency for The Faroe Islands is pretty smart when it comes to viral marketing. Its latest campaign takes the unusual approach of declaring the islands closed to visitors for the month of April, but open to volunteers who wish to help preserve the natural environment that makes the islands so special. It is a nifty way of shipping in some free labour, bringing in the voluntourist dollar and raising awareness among key markets, and it has us hooked.
Kat Coyle meets the Texan artist, translator and writer Lauren Moya Ford to hear about an island translation exchange.Read More
Joseph Wright’s history and photography project from the volcanic island of Lanzarote.Read More
Mónica Belevan weaves fact and friction in a take on the Galapagos that reconciles their history with their mystique.Read More