Childhood in the midst of domestic abuse

‘It’s happened, I think. It’s finally happened. It’s like the end of a book. […] Anyway, what can we do about it, it is not like I haven’t lived through this in my mind over and over, as if I haven’t been through the pain or fear...

Perpetrators on the small screen

Siúan Póirtéir discusses how perpetrators are portrayed in the mini-series Liar and Big Little Lies I have always been a big believer in the potential influence of the arts in society. However, until recently, I would probably not have regarded mainstream television...

Curating Queer Memory

Siúan Póirtéir compares approaches to memorialising queerness in two of London’s 2017 exhibits This year, both the British Museum and the Tate Britain marked 50 years since the passing of the Sexual Offences Act, which partially decriminalised male homosexuality...