The Blueprint

The Blueprint, Issue No. 8—Silence

The Blueprint is The Oxford Blue’s arts publication. It showcases creative work in a range of artistic media, providing a space to share thoughts, stories and personal experiences. Issue No. 8—Silence “Silence is so freaking loud.” Sarah Dessen The final instalment of our sensory series contemplates the myriad ways in which silence might manifest. Artists Read More…

The Blueprint

The Blueprint, Issue No. 6— Touch

The Blueprint is The Oxford Blue’s arts publication. It showcases creative work in a range of artistic media, providing a space to share thoughts, stories and personal experiences. Issue No. 6—Touch Touch has a memory. John Keats Here is the second instalment of our senses-inspired series! In this issue, we explore the tactile world through Read More…

Opinion Visual Arts

The artistic void of the Spanish flu will not be repeated

“The consumption of art, post pandemic, will be a very revealing phenomenon: will it be to teach us lessons? Or will it fill the void of processing trauma for a grief stricken population?”

Cormac Malone explores how the art of the coronavirus pandemic might look, and why, unlike Spanish Flu, Covid-19 will remain in the cultural mainstream.

Illustration by Rosa Bonnin.

Cultures The Blueprint

The Blueprint, Issue No. 4—Multicultural Identity

The Blueprint is The Oxford Blue’s brand-new arts publication. Following in the footsteps of Creativity in Crisis, it showcases creative work in a range of artistic media, providing a space to share thoughts, stories and personal experiences. Issue No. 4—Multicultural Identity I am a citizen of the world. Sylvia Beach In today’s age of globalisation, Read More…