OCTOBER

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STAND OUT IN THE JOB HUNT

In the market for a new job? Then you're probably writing cover letters left, right and centre (my sympathies). Make sure yours are actually working in your favour, by writing one that people will actually read.

Find out how here

 

AN ESSENTIAL OVERVIEW OF THE CREATIVE WORLD

Sounds great, right? It's Nice That bi-annual magazine Printed Pages is crammed full of all the best work from their website over the past 6 months, and they've just released their A/W16 edition. Perfect for whiling away an afternoon with a cup of tea, if you order yours from the link below you'll also get a bunch of extra goodies thrown in for free.

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CREATIVITY VS COMMERCE

This interview with legendary composer Philip Glass (who's music makes for a very soothing soundtrack to work to FYI) on controlling your artistic output and the challenges artists face for getting paid for what they create is brilliantly philosophical, and intelligently picks apart the relationship between the creative and the commercial (a topic we've discussed at previous Women Who events).

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Nuit de Noël, 1963 Malick Sidibé

Nuit de Noël, 1963

Malick Sidibé

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MALICK SIDIBÉ AT SOMERSET HOUSE

One of my favourite photographers, I can't wait to pay a visit to The Eye of Modern Mali, a (free!) retrospective of Sidibé's beautiful work on now. Non-Londoners can get a taste of the exhibition with this gallery soundtrack that recreates the spirit of the music that would have influenced his photoshoots.

Exhibition details here

 

V&A LATES: GAL-DEM TAKEOVER

Looking for something to do tonight? Online magazine and collective gal-dem have teamed up with the V&A to curate an evening featuring their favourite women of colour working in music, art, fashion, photography, film, and more. With the list of collaborators including creative trailblazers such as Lotte Anderson (Maxilla) and Lynette Nylander (i-D), South London party crew BBZ, a WAH Nails pop-up, and the Reel Good Film, it's set to be an unforgettable evening.

Find out more here