Louise Benson is the deputy editor of Elephant. She is interested in how the creative industry operates, and writes a fortnightly column on politics and access in the art world. She covers issues relating to gender and sexuality; identity and diaspora; mental health and the internet. Previously, she was editor-in-chief of POSTmatter, a magazine about modern life and culture in the digital age. She has worked at both Monocle and Vice, and is the co-founder of independent magazine Scenic Views, which focuses on the overlooked interiors of places that often go unnoticed. She was nominated for Culture Journalist of the Year at the Words by Women Awards in 2019.