Unveiling a portrait’s secrets: Brighton Museum hosts Holbein masterpiece

[This story was first published online in the Brighton and Hove Independent website on October 17,  2018. The original story can be read here: brightonandhoveindependent.co.uk/news/unveiling-a-portrait-s-secrets-brighton-museum-hosts-holbein-masterpiece-1-8671679 Emily Jessica Turner finds out more about the famous Renaissance painting currently on show in Brighton Museum Brighton is currently playing host to a masterpiece created by one of the greatest […]

The Other Screen

[This story was originally published in the October 2018 edition of etc magazine. A PDF version of the article is available at the bottom of this blog post.] Meet the Brighton artist who is inviting filmgoers to challenge cinematic representations of disability. Emily Jessica Turner learns more “What really spurred me on to do this was […]

Around the world with George

[This story was originally published in the August 2018 edition of etc magazine. A PDF version of the article is available at the bottom of this blog post.] Emily Jessica Turner meets a Midhurst writer who has penned a memoir about her travels around the world ‘Planning my trip, I breezily muttered: ‘huh, travelling solo […]

Hidden histories and family drama: a review of Loves, Lives, and Letters

[This story was published on July 24, 2018, on the BAVS Neo-Victorian blog. Read the original story at victorianist.wordpress.com/2018/07/24/hidden-histories-and-family-drama-review-of-lives-loves-and-letters.] – Lives, Loves and Letters: The Goring Family of Wiston, Sussex, 1743-1905 is a book with a peculiar origin story. The publication came about following the discovery of a wooden box, labelled Wiston Estate, containing nearly 400 letters, […]

Creating in the community – meet Shoreham Art Gallery’s curator

Emily Jessica Turner talks to the curator of Shoreham Art Gallery, a arts space with strong links to the community [This story was originally published in the July 2018 edition of etc magazine.] Starting with a creative vision and evolving into a community space run by a collective of 24 local artists, Shoreham Art Gallery […]

Lives, Loves, Letters

Five women uncover a house’s fascinating past through a family’s letters. Emily Jessica Turner finds out more [This story was originally published in the May 2018 edition of etc magazine.] “We never imagined we could do something like this,” says Janine Harvey. The Steyning based typist is a member of a five-strong team of ladies, […]

Mover and shaker

For this etc magazine feature, I met a dancer exploring the millennial experience through movement [This article was featured in the March version of the West Sussex etc magazines. The original version can be read on pages 32 and 33 here: edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk/launch.aspx?pbid=cdbd86eb-0ed9-41e5-a590-031651c44a1c, and the PDF is available at the bottom of this blog post.] Dancer Ella […]