EXCLUSIVE

Blank canvas

3 minutes

When cancer takes up residence in her body, Kim responds with creativity

When Kim Thelen started chemotherapy for uterine cancer, she knew she would eventually lose the wavy, waist-long brown locks that had defined her appearance for decades. After her hair falls out, she struggles to cope with her changing body image, looking for positive and creative ways to deal with an incredibly challenging situation. When Kim decides to embrace her baldness, she begins to recognise new opportunities for creative expression.

Director: Sarah Berkovich

Video/Art

How the ‘Master of Black’ uses non-colour to manipulate light in his artwork

4 minutes

ORIGINAL
Video/Meaning & the Good Life

How the Stoic embrace of death can help us get a grip on life

5 minutes

Video/Demography & Migration

Painted frame by frame, a vivid animation restores a history lost to deportation

6 minutes

Idea/Death

Humans are the only animals who crave oblivion through suicide

Nicholas Humphrey

Essay/Neuroscience

Now you see it, now you…

Seeing things that are hidden; failing to see things in plain sight. How magic exploits the everyday weirdness of perception

Vebjørn Ekroll

Video/Personality

Magic from the mundane – paper towels flourish in the hands of a coffeeshop artist

2 minutes

Idea/Mental Health

Psychopaths have feelings: can they learn how to use them?

Arielle Baskin-Sommers

Video/Gender & Sexuality

Meet the lucky little organ that is uniquely dedicated to pleasure

3 minutes

Essay/Social Psychology

Microaggressions?

Prejudice remains a huge social evil but evidence for harm caused by microaggression is incoherent, unscientific and weak

Scott O Lilienfeld