Silent Frame introduces readers to five artworks every week – from painting to poetry, fashion to food design. Read recent articles below, or browse our themed columns via the links above.
Railway workers, skiving soldiers, and nostalgic composers feature in this selection of four Czech artworks.
A tangle of timbres, from whistling synths to pattered percussion, emerge on Fever Ray's ghostly debut album.
Activism and inspirational women feature in this trio of artworks related to the word 'Xhosa'.
A floating cube casts geometric shadows against walls in this sculpture by Anila Quayyum Agha.
A Victorian media sensation convicted of murder tells her story in this historical novel by Margaret Atwood.
'Art can revise and elucidate history.' We talk to Annie Hart, musician and member of Au Revoir Simone.
Mountaineering, history lessons, and the Kanun feature in this selection of four Albanian artworks.
A wide-eyed student matchmakes her way through school in this Austen-inspired film by Amy Heckerling.
Scrap hawkers and giant steel statues feature in this trio of artworks related to the word 'Junkyard'.
Two construction workers contemplate nuclear warfare in this short film by John and Faith Hubley.
We are led through a series of puzzling transformations in this confounding woodcut by M.C. Escher.
'Art can be full or devoid of meaning.' We talk to Nadifa Mohamed, author of Black Mamba Boy.
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