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
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
Art and Culture