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A Review of the 2010 Seattle Hempfest

A review of Seattle's annual Hempfest. Can it change the public's perceptions of the aromatic herb? With ace illustrations by Zachariah O'Hora and Edmund Tucker.

Written by Louisa Lee

Illustration by Zach O’Hora. Seattle’s Annual Hempfest attracts a range of characters. As we wait in the half mile long queue to get into this years festival which is focusing […]

My Mum’s A Hippy: an interview with illustrator Monique Jivram

From textile art to illustration, Monique Jivram discusses her work with Amelia's Magazine

Written by Louisa Lee

British-Columbian artist and illustrator Monique Jivram sits down with Louisa Lee to discuss her work… You have a background in textile art, when and how did you become more interested […]

Film: An Interview with Jessica Lux

War photographer, Award winner, Film-maker. Louisa Lee talks to Jessica Lux.

Written by Louisa Lee

All Stills from ‘Join The Dots’ by Jessica Lux Jessica Lux is a film-maker who has had her share of interesting life experience. She rejected a place at Oxford to […]

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Petra Noordkamp: Chasing the Male Gaze

Dutch female photographer Petra Noordkamp reveals her world, influences and future projects in this exclusive interview.

Written by Louisa Lee

All photographs courtesy of Petra Noordkamp Louisa Lee: Your photos seem very spontaneous. Do you have an idea in advance of what you’re going to photograph? Petra Noordkamp: Most of […]

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Illustrator Zöe Barker: Blimey, That is Nice !

Contributor Louisa Lee discusses with freelance illustrator Zöe Barker about putting 3H pencil to paper and the need to go back to real values.

Written by Louisa Lee

All illustrations courtesy of Zöe Barker Louisa Lee:  I’ve noticed that you’ve got a fine art background, how did this develop into illustration? Zöe Barker: Since I was a kid […]

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Natalia Calvocoressi: “I need a Spy Camera!”

"There is no point in being precious about photographs". Photographer and graphic designer Natalia Calvocoressi is an ever curious mind with a down-to-earth approach to her art. Contributor Louisa Lee interviews.

Written by Louisa Lee

All Photographs courtesy of Natalia Calvocoressi Louisa Lee: When and how did you first become interested in photography? Natalia Calvocoressi: I started to become interested in photography just before I […]

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American Pioneers: Ways of Living – a journey around east coast eco-communities

When Jessica Watkins told me about her plans to film the eco communities of the East Coast as part of her new project Anima Rising, I asked her to write an article about her travels. Read on and be inspired by Ways of Living...

Written by Jessica Watkins

We are circling the Blue Ridge Mountains in a car packed with sleeping bags, tent, dresses, and emergency granola bars. My friend Harper Cowan and I have a month on […]

New Designers 2012 Printed Textiles and Surface Design Graduates: part three

My final round up features some delightful work from Glasgow School of Art, UCA Rochester and LCC surface designers.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Here’s my final round up of New Designers 2012 printed textiles and surface design talent. At the Glasgow School of Art Emily de Vale worked in 3D, embroidering laser cut […]

Jerwood Drawing Prize 2011: Exhibition Review

More fantastic drawing at this years Jerwood Drawing Prize exhibition. Favourites include the work of winners Gary Lawrence and Kristian Fletcher, plus Iain Andrews, Lottie Jackson-Eeles, Louisa Fairclough and Fran Richardson.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Homage to Anonymous by Gary Lawrence (detail). This year the Jerwood Drawing Prize grows more influential than ever. During his speech at the opening of the exhibition last night art […]

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A Serious Woman? Late-style, Sexuality and the Female Artist

Can erotic art and old age go hand-in-hand? Contributor Louisa Lee finds out for Amelia.

Written by Louisa Lee

Alina Szapocznikow, “Great Bellies”, 1968, photo: Roger Gain, © Piotr Stanisławski and Alina Szapocznikow, “Kroczące usta”, 1966, photo: © Piotr Stanisławski Very occasionally and normally with a good dose of […]

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