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Posts Tagged ‘Charity shops’

Edinburgh Napier University Ba Photography Graduate Show 2011 Review

Some fine photography from Ryan Gibson, Katie Fulton, Keith Guy and Nadine Is'haq at Edinburgh Napier's Free Range exhibition.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ryan Gibson Just for show
Ryan Gibson: Just For Show.

Edinburgh Napier University had some strong pieces from a couple of students.

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Ryan Gibson called his triptych Just For Show: Prosperity Props, no rx Devices for Measuring Achievement. He had acquired some very mundane souvenirs at charity shops in Edinburgh and then juxtaposed them next to photographs taken by his great grandfather, physician who was a travel agent who toured Europe taking promotional photographs along the way.
'The comfortable juxtaposition of imagery within a single pairing encourages the viewer to establish his or her own narrative. By attempting to justify the relationship between the pairing, linking the object to the partnering environment, the initial… read more

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An interview with Kim Sklinar, aka Preloved Reloved

Preloved, Reloved is one girl's challenge to wear only recycled, upcycled, vintage and second-hand items for a whole year, to raise awareness of clothing ethics and money for Macmillan Cancer Support…

Written by Matt Bramford

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An interview with fashion designer Lu Flux

Katia Bololia interviews ethical fashion designer Lu Flux, 'London's newest one to watch' and finds out there's a good reason why...

Written by Katia Bololia

Christopher Raeburn S/S 2014 by Lilly Allen There’s no stopping Christopher Raeburn. In 2010, website like this he was the first designer to be awarded the now lauded NEWGEN sponsorship; […]

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