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Cringe's 5th issue reflects on the different forms of rage sparked by an era that's defined by intersecting crises and our personal relationships to it.
Vicky is a writer based in Norfolk, who works as a mental health support worker by night and and writes dark comedy pieces during the day. She's drawn to humour as a means to explore and make sense of the world.
Keely is a final year Fine Art student based between Dublin and Westmeath Ireland, specialising in paint, text, audio and video art. The work is often based on autobiographical themes such as love, relationships, friendships, as well as mental health, gender, identity, sexuality and womanhood.
Beth is a self-taught illustrator based in York. Her work focuses primarily on people as her muse; capturing portraits and figures with a life-like technical skill. Her interest in people as subjects bleeds in to her work as a mental health professional and Counsellor.
Leo Corfu is a Romanian upcoming visual artist, focusing primarily on photography. He currently resides in London and describes himself as a curator as much as an observer, his favourite themes being freedom, the human condition and loneliness.
Eeshwa is a recent graduate of the National Institute of Fashion Technology, pursuing their first job in visual communication in Mumbai. Apart from photography, their interests lie in environmentalism, spirituality, activism and music.
Christopher R. Moore is a socialist writer based in Leeds. He makes lino prints of hands and writes poems about valentines. He teaches at Arden University and has won the Christchurch International Poetry Prize. He is bad at chess.
Gina puts words in varying combinations in the hopes of calling herself a writer. Based in Leeds, Gina is an adopted Northerner who hopes that the region will one day accept her as its own when Yorkshire inevitably declares independence from the South.