Sputnik Faith and Arts Joel Wilson

Joel Wilson

Joel Wilson is a film maker, writer, rap lyricist, Alastair McIntosh quoter and Afrofuturism enthusiast. He believes we’re living in rap’s golden era right now.


— Wed 27 Nov, 2019

The Repentant Completionist: When Outtakes and Demos Become Too Much

Nerdy fandom makes us feel like insiders, but too many unpublished sketches and outtakes can begin to feel like overkill.

— Wed 15 May, 2019

“The master’s sword dances through the air..” – ‘The Legend of One’ by Pythagoras the Praying Mantis

The latest release by Birmingham rap veteran Pythagoras the Praying Mantis is the work of a master, steeped in hip-hop history and effortless in its delivery.

— Wed 27 Dec, 2017

Joel Wilson’s Top 10 Film Experiences of 2017

What were your favourite film experiences of 2017?

— Sat 25 Nov, 2017

Does The Bible Shape Your Creative Practice?

Joel Wilson reports on another provocative and stimulating Brum Sputnik Hub meet up.

— Tue 14 Feb, 2017

Embrace Of The Serpent

A stunning, thought-provoking, psychedelic and refreshing piece of South American cinema

— Fri 23 Sep, 2016

So, What Do You Think Of My Work?

A simple guide to getting feedback

— Fri 26 Feb, 2016

The Grandmaster

An odd but palatable film with all of Wong Kar Wai's signature quirks

— Tue 16 Feb, 2016

Lamentation: Should Heaven Know I’m Miserable Now?

The need for creative engagement with the unspoken shadows that are a part of everyday human life