Sarah Jilani is a freelance culture writer who has been published in The Economist, Aesthetica Magazine and Times Literary Supplement. She is a PhD candidate in postcolonial literatures at The University of Cambridge.
Artists, curators and gallerists may not be able to stop war, but we can tell those who rake its profits that the arts are not open for their business
Mural art that challenged authoritarianism was popular throughout the 20th century, and its power persists, from Tijuana to Hong Kong
Her lyrical, haunting novel Celestial Bodies exposes the global forces that preclude literary value from flowing in both directions