ART: Inside Out by Manon Williams

Manon Williams, originally from West Wales is an 18 year old radio presenter, journalist, and photographer. Heavily influenced by the works of Edgar Allan Poe, Tim Burton, Man Ray, Giulio Turcat and particularly the music genre Shoegaze, which often incorporates dark distorted noises. She has succeeded in translating these inspirations into her latest installation. A triptych of darkroom [...]

POETRY: Yugo in toad form by Daniel Jones

Daniel Jones is a writer. You can see more of his poetry in Issue 1 of Lumin Journal. The weight of the sky being flat around the middle, pulled in on itself, a gamble against clouds discoloured sounds circled by silvered  flocks  miming the effect of flight an equation figured out in the silhouette of a [...]

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: LUMIN JOURNAL 2

Send us your visionary art, freely expressed poetry, literature, music, plays, sound pieces, experimental and lucid essay/critical/academic work, reviews, arts journalism, contemporary non-genre restricted unique creations for our second print issue. We’re particularly interested in work that is in dialogue with or comes from spirituality, non-western thought, modernist, post-modernist & metamodernist modes of expression, and [...]

ART: Lovable Sun Dreams

Loveable Sun Dreams mashes up reality to create surrealistic pillows of electronic canvas, for the heads of weary eyes to lie upon. Within the spare time of the artist, a dice will roll inside the mind and something random will be generated. Ambitions of the creations are to release dopamine in the dope mind. If [...]

POETRY: Straw Man and Co.

Abeer Ameer lives in Cardiff, is originally from Iraq, was made in England like the blue Cortina. She writes poetry and her work has appeared in Writing Our Lives anthology, Roath Writers anthology, The Cardiff Review online, Mslexia Little Ms, and I Am Not A Silent Poet blog. I found Straw Man sitting with his friends [...]

LUMIN JOURNAL ISSUE 1 LAUNCH: 23rd Feb

Join us for the launch of our first Lumin Journal issue, featuring artists from around the Cardiff/Wales and Bristol arts scene to be announced soon... with poetry readings, featured artists' works on display, drinks, music, projections and Lumin Journal's first issue for sale. Check out our Facebook event for more updates.. Three Doors Up, Queen's [...]

POETRY: A Symphony of Bones by Connor van Bussel

Connor van Bussel is a writer born in Devon but residing in Cardiff. After graduating from Cardiff University in 2017 he hopes to one day become a full-time writer, specialising in horror and fantasy novels. His first poetry publication was in 2016 in Tŷ Celf and he hopes to continue to write poetry. I dreamt [...]