Why is your skin brown?

Why is your skin brown?

 by Justina Cruickshank, Chief Curator and Founder, Heady Mix When I was in my twenties, I attended a girl’s ‘night in’ that a Black friend of mine organised. She had cajoled a wealthy Black male friend of hers to loan us his flat so we could enjoy...

So, what’s a Heady Mix subscription book box?

Heady Mix is still a new book box, and with sales now in full swing, we thought it would be worth telling you a little more about what awaits you inside our colourful book boxes. As well as the basics on how subscriptions book boxes work…     What is a subscription...
Can you imagine a future, future?

Can you imagine a future, future?

In the West, we’re all accustomed to widespread ideas about the future. Flying cars, robots, extraterrestrial travel, and although these ideas are far-flung and imaginative, how inclusive and diverse they are is a different question.   YouTuber Diana in Colour...
What is Afrofuturism and why does it matter?

What is Afrofuturism and why does it matter?

In her video, @dianaincolour shares an excellent introduction to Afrofuturism – a term that has become more popular since 2018’s film, Black Panther.   As @dianaincolour explains, writers, artists and musicians have been creating Afrofuturistic work for...