The reality of living with acne
Self-portraits and the pursuit of immortality
'Let's build an Iron Man suit!'
'Stress during exam season is expected, suicides aren't'
News, Politics & Tech
Artefact meets the campaigners helping women affected by period poverty, and asks if change is upon us.
We meet the team behind the Empower programme which helps young women exploited by gangs.
As new betting regulations are pushed back again, Artefact explores the dangers of gambling.
Allegations against two Supreme Court nominees, 27 years apart, suggest little has changed in attitudes towards women in the US.
Life & Style
Witchcraft has been around for many decades, but witchcraft of the 21st century isn’t just a bunch of hocus-pocus.
We explore the Algarve in Portugal, known for its amazing beaches with idyllic views.
How sexual harassment is affecting another male-dominated industry – cyber-security.
With some sharing their innermost thoughts online, is posting about your mental state a healthy habit?
Celine’s new leader raises the question of how important is it for a new creative director to follow the legacy of their new brand?
Artefact talks to a Christian girl about her life and experiences being brought up in Muslim-dominated Pakistan.
“I painted all over Boris Johnson’s face and he didn’t bumble a word.” We examine art as political expression, and charity fundraiser.
Artefact meets The Yellow Days, the charity who are working to integrate cultures and create a platform for artists, activists and creators.
Artefact explores climate change and talks to one of the activists risking arrest to raise awareness of the issue in London.
Water scarcity is a global issue. London could face serious water shortages by 2050 if we don’t take responsibility for preserving it.
From recycled materials for a wedding dress and freezing compost, we find out why waste is a pressing matter.
How young fashion designers, and the industry as a whole, is responding to the issue of climate change and responsible consumer behaviour.
Entertainment & Music
We talk to developers and publishers about the rise in physical releases of indie games, and risks companies face to deliver them to consumers.
Tom Chaplin performs Queen at the London Palladium for BBC Radio 2’s programme Friday Night is Music Night.
How Defected Record’s disco extravaganza is changing the landscape of club land.
With the discussion around the idea of Jazz dying as an art form, we look at the people who disagree with this idea, as they continue to keep the genre alive. Putting their own personalities and influences into their music, they recreate the way in which we listen to Jazz.
A+ Gender & Sexuality Special edition
Being subjected to honour-related abuse and the brink of death is a common practice for the LGBTQ+ community living in Pakistan, and in ethnic communities in the United Kingdom.
Was the Channel 4 series a worthy attempt to explore new territory or a shabby way of stirring up controversy?
How the battle for gay rights in Italy began in the 1970s with a brave, cross-dressing intellectual.
Artists and school students tell stories of Britain’s feminist pioneers
The Posh Club is a weekly social club for older people styled as a 1940s glamour afternoon tea party. The social club started out in Hackney by the arts enterprise, homo-social honky-tonk and performance club Duckie.
Artefact looks into the hot-topic debate of gender-neutral toilets. ‘The bathroom in your home is, by default, gender neutral.’
Why women’s magazine feminism is a tool of neoliberalism
According to Spain’s national federation of lesbians, gays, transsexuals and bisexuals, half of young members of the LGBTQI community are bullied at school.