Artist Spotlight: Sofia Eskola

Sofia Eskola is a Finnish photographer. Her work stems from exploring different emotions. Visually Eskola uses a conceptual approach to exhibit the diversity of mindsets and to reduce social polarization. You can follow Sofia on Twitter and Instagram. Sophia’s photography pieces, “I Will Fix You” and “You Have Crossed the Line”,…

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Author Spotlight: Blake Parrish Carpenter

You can follow Blake Parrish Carpenter on Twitter. Their piece, ‘What Makes a Question Necessary’, is in Epoch’s Issue 4, Transitions.  ‘Transitions’ is such an evocative theme, what compelled you to submit for this issue?  When I saw that “transitions” was the theme of this issue, I knew it would…

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Author Spotlight: Gargi Shivanand

Gargi Shivanand is an aspiring researcher and poet based in Hyderabad, India. When not pursuing research, she spends her time divining the stories behind people’s smiles by trying to put herself in their shoes because she regularly loses/breaks her own. She also enjoys gabbing with her father and discovering how…

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Artist Spotlight: Mohamed Tonsy

Mohamed Tonsy is a queer Egyptian writer and a recent PhD graduate of Edinburgh University. Mohamed has a ceramics practice that runs parallel to his writing, occasionally blending both forms. In 2019, he took part in Talbot Rice GallerysTrading Zoneexhibition. The ceramic pieces created were made to reflect on trauma, physical…

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Author Spotlight: MK Thompson

MK Thomson is a figurative painter from the northwest of Scotland. She is currently studying fine art in Dundee. She can be found on Instagram, Twitter, and her website. You can find her piece ‘Converge’ in Epoch Issue 4, Transitions. Transitions’ is such an evocative theme, what compelled you to…

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Author Spotlight: Michael James Byrne

Michael is an accomplished actor, singer, and director that has worked across the globe. His most notable credits include premiering the role of Pip in Stephen Schwartz’s Magic To Do, Tony in West Side Story, Chad in All Shook Up, and Drew in Rock of Ages. Michael has also premiered…

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