Erin Cobby
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Erin Cobby

Co-editor at shado magazineLondon, United Kingdom
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Erin Cobby

Co-editor at shado magazineLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am a freelance journalist and the co editor of shado magazine - a platform dedicated to raising the profiles of those at the front of social and political change. I have been published in numerous publications including Reuters, Wonderland Magazine and Boiler Room. I often write at the cultural/political intersection.
Projects
  • The Unexpected Border: Accessing Medical Care When Claiming Sexual and Gender Identity Asylum
    The Unexpected Border: Accessing Medical Care When Claiming Sexual and Gender Identity AsylumThe second article in our 'Build Love, Break Walls' series I took at look at the barriers LGBTQ+ migrants face when seeking medical care in the UK. Featuring interviews from migrants and Doctors of the World.
  • Opening Night of 'Build Love Break Walls'
    Opening Night of 'Build Love Break Walls'Please join shado, Choose Love and Say It Loud Club for the opening night of their collaborative exhibition, Build Love, Break Walls. shado is taking up residency in Bermondsey Project Space for two weeks in celebration of LGBTQI+ history month. This year, we are focusing specifically on the experiences of, and barriers faced by, those seeking gender or sexual asylum. The residency showcases a collection of events and exhibition to celebrate the unifying aspects of love without borders. We wi
  • NYEGE NYEGE: AN UNCONTROLLABLE URGE TO DANCE
    NYEGE NYEGE: AN UNCONTROLLABLE URGE TO DANCEErin Cobby meets the organisers and artists involved in Nyege Nyege, the East-African collective introducing new fusions and genres to Uganda and beyond.
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Work history
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    Music JournalistThe Line Of Best Fit
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    I write short reviews/previews about upcoming releases or events for publications like Line of Best Fit and Euphoria, commenting on tone, style and originality.
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    Features WriterHouse of Solo Magazine
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    I research and interview artists for long-form features. Highlights include: Joy Crookes for Rollacoaster’s Autumn cover, Lykke Li and Smino for Wonderland and Anouska Shankar for House of Solo.
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Skills
  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Research
  • Indesign
  • Ceative Writing
  • Arts Journalism
  • Travel Writing
  • Web Analytics
  • Social Media