Email Contact hamishmacpherson.x [at] if you would like to suggest something for a future issue - e.g. essay, interview, images, video.

STILL LIFE is not funded and the cover price only goes towards the cost of printing and so contributors cannot be paid.


The next issue of STILL LIFE has the theme of restraint and I’d like to feature a series of quotes (up to 300 words) about different restraint devices, to be accompanied by photographs of similar devices as a spread over 4-6 pages. 

If you’re interested can you answer these questions before 31 May 2020:


I love to hear suggestions that I haven’t thought of and that expand the idea of what STILL LIFE could be.

Some things I’d be interested in including:  
  • adult babies (and their mummies and daddies)
  • art history
  • astral bodies
  • Big/ little relations
  • Cinema’s use of comas as a dramatic device
  • dentists and their patients
  • factitious disorder imposed on another (FDIA), also known as Munchausen syndrome by proxy (MSbP)
  • hyponotists
  • nail salons (technicians and clients)
  • submissives
  • surgeons
  • the crucifixion of Jesus
  • Watsu (practiioners and clients).

Some themes I’m interested in:
  • class
  • control
  • disability
  • gender
  • imagination
  • love
  • migration
  • play
  • power
  • race
  • resentment
  • responsibility
  • sex
  • stillness
  • submission
  • the state