Thomas Clements

Thomas Clements

Thomas Clements is a 29-year-old shop assistant from the UK with Asperger's Syndrome. He has recently written a book entitled 'The Autistic Buddha' which details his experiences of the condition and

Censorship and Stereotypes: China's Hip-Hop Generation

Censorship and Stereotypes: China's Hip-Hop Generation

Last year, China was hit by a phenomenon unprecedented in its history. Close to a billion of its citizens tuned in to watch ‘The Rap of China,’ a competition designed to introduce hip-hop to a broader public. It was so successful that several of the show’s participants, many of

Thomas Clements
Thomas Clements
5 min read
Art
The Problem with the Neurodiversity Movement

The Problem with the Neurodiversity Movement

Every morning when I wake up I feel a heavy sense of trepidation as I contemplate the complex series of social interactions I will have to navigate in order to make it through the day at work. Being on the autism spectrum makes me instinctively averse to the superficial chit-chat

Thomas Clements
Thomas Clements
6 min read
Art and Culture