About

Underneath This is focused on art and activism.

This blog is a collaborative effort to inspire thoughts and feelings about music, film, feminism and other related topics. We feature artist interviews, music/film/book reviews, thoughts on social justice, and more.

About the co-editors and co-founders:

Sem was a child of the 1980’s, grew up in New York City,  enjoys spending time with family and friends, supporting human, environmental, and animal rights causes, reading, writing, film-watching, blogging, as well as listening to recorded and live music.

Strike recently completed a degree in international affairs. She enjoys traveling and learning about other cultures, and she spent two years volunteering in South America. She is interested in feminism and environmental issues. Hobbies include watching documentary films, reading, and listening to live music. She grew up in Massachusetts and resides near Boston.

About the contributors:

D. Allen is a queer and genderqueer writer with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS). They tend to write about disability, the body, the natural world, sex, and gender; their poems have been published in Make/shift, Our Lives, and the Helen Burns Poetry Anthology – New Voices from the Academy of American Poets University & College Prizes. D. is currently working on their first book, a collection of poems and lyric essays called Connective Tissue, and in the fall of 2014, D. will become an MFA candidate in poetry at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. You can read more of their work at http://thebodyconnected.com.

Owen is from the U.K and is a small town dweller from Stockton-On-Tees who is currently enjoying city life as a student at Newcastle University. He occasionally appears on the student radio station with his friend Callum and writes for musicandotherthingz.com amongst writing for other sites too. He is a great admirer of music of the second half of the 20th century but is always on the look out for new and innovative sounds today. His passion for music runs alongside a lifelong passion for Formula One and more recent passions for general equality and an inclusive, globalised world. Hobbies include History (as a history student), reading, writing, watching films and documentaries.

If you would like to contribute or request an interview, please email underneaththisblog@gmail.com.

Note: Due to other commitments, our blog has been on a hiatus. We apologize for the delay in responding to emails during this time. We hope to resume interviews in the near future. Thank you for understanding.

Enjoy!

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