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  • Journal of Creative Pursuit: Humour

Journal of Creative Pursuit: Humour

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This issue utilises creative works as a medium to understand the relationship between humour, cultural diversities and social issues.

Esse Menino discuss anger as the underlying emotion behind humour and in turn use humour as a way to let go.

We explore how humour act as a coping mechanism.

Through “Nobody Series”, a series of art by Restu Ratnaningtyas, we witness how humour is a reflection of hopelessness.

We question how humour can heal us.

Cem A. the artist behind the art meme page @freeze_magazine, presents humour’s ability to criticise.

We invite you to see NYC from Poupay’s lens and sense of humour.

By looking at the works of Nilbar Gures, Zeyno Pekunly, Fatma Belkic, Onur Gokmen and Yusa Yalcintas, we unpacks their sharp and incisive sense of humour that reflect on the opacity and intractibility of widespread sociocultural change in Turkey.

We explore how humour can challenge power relations.