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News, Politics & Tech
Is our stereotype of what a Tommy Robinson supporter is preventing us from getting to the root of the problem?
How the one-size-fits-all benefit system is failing to assess the complex and sometimes fluctuating symptoms of a brain injury.
Artefact meets climate change activist, Elizabeth Farrell, who uses Instagram and artwork to raise awareness about global warming
What will happen after Brexit: will the UK be steady on the legs and return to its familiar British imperial sovereignty or will it be crushed between the superpowers of the future, China and the United States?
Artefact visited the Savile Row pop-up shop which has challenged the fashion industry to help fight homelessness.
How the differences between Sunni and Shia has turned part of Pakistan into a no-go area for Shia Muslims.
Orphaned by the 2017 Freetown mudslide, Kelfala recalls the trauma of discovering his own fathers body amongst the rubble.
Artefact meets the campaigners helping women affected by period poverty, and asks if change is upon us.
Life & Style
We get first-hand experience of spell casting with a light witch.
We meet one charity that provides bags of chemotherapy-relieving products to cancer patients.
Artefact meets a former rocker who lived his teenage life during Soviet Communist rule in Eastern Europe.
As cases pf type one diabetes increase across the UK, we hear of the daily struggle faced by those living with the condition.
Artefact meets an apprentice care worker who is paid so little, he has turned to drug dealing to make ends meet.
Find out about this South Londoner who is single-handedly changing the takeaway industry using social media and his mother’s kitchen.
We take a look at the growing expectation for companies to provide perks for their employees and what this achieves.
Artefact explores the trend around edible insects and whether insect farming is really as sustainable as it seems.
Artefact explores our fascination with the dystopian genre. Why are we drawn to it most when our reality is uncertain?
Loneliness is a social epidemic that affects all ages and has harmful effects on society, so we meet one group who are raising awareness.
In late December 2018 Pantone unveiled their 2019 Colour of the Year. Intending to reflect the ‘mood of the time’ the colour chosen this year is 16-1546 Living Coral. As one of the most respected trend forecasters of our time, how accurate is their choice?
We meet one student filmmaker who is using Crowdfunder to bring a unique story to life.
How crowdfunding has helped a London institution to find a new home south of the river.
The struggles he faced as a queer person in the public eye inspired fearlessness in those who see him as a role model.
How East Anglia is playing host to a thriving drag scene that is leaving a distinct mark on Norwich’s nightlife.
What is the relationship between a photographer and photography ?
Should the public have been able to skate alongside penguins on the Queens ice rink? Artefact investigates.
Having saved themselves from Day Zero, residents of South Africa’s Cape Town are still adjusting to life after one of their worst droughts in decades.
As the world faces population growth and global warming, empowerment of women may be the solution.
Artefact explores climate change and talks to one of the activists risking arrest to raise awareness of the issue in London.
Entertainment & Music
Artefact faced its biggest challenge yet aa we were put to the test to escape the Wild West.
Tankus The Henge frontman, Jaz Delorean, gives us a peek into the special world of this ever-popular British cult band.
Why the EDM community in America are extremely passionate about their raving culture, and why it differs from the UK scene.
How a Japanese-inspired music label is not just another part of the underground music scene but a beacon for creativity, art, music and inclusivity.
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.