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Posts Tagged ‘artist’

Artist Beccy McCray introduces her new poster series Make Friends With Food In 5 Easy Steps

Breaking down the boundaries between art, activism and every day life, artist and activist Beccy McCray has created a series of posters inspired by food waste.

Written by Beccy McCray

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Artist Beccy McCray has created a new poster series titled Make Friends With Food In 5 Easy Steps... fun images that challenge our perceptions of food waste.

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I explore playful, socially engaged art and design using a diverse approach that includes intervention, installation, participation, print, paint or whatever media necessary to create imaginative acts of resistance and more human moments in the world.

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Through my work I seek to break down boundaries between art, activism and every day life, ultimately aiming to spread joy and inspire positive change, using creativity to raise awareness of environmental issues and social ideals.

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Hedgespoken Travelling Theatre & Storytelling Project on Indiegogo

Artist Rima Staines and poet Tom Hirons have dreamed up a wonderful plan to convert an old Bedford lorry into a travelling theatre and storytelling vehicle for the imagination... find out more below.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Hedgespoken is a vehicle for the imagination: a travelling off-grid theatre, storytelling project and home created on the chassis of an old Bedford lorry by artist Rima Staines and poet […]

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An Interview with Illustrator Jordan Andrew Carter

We chat to Jordan Andrew Carter about Poscas, pencils, pugs and PETA

Written by Jessica Cook

A self-proclaimed ‘illustrational hustler/graphical wizard’, Jordan Andrew Carter uses detailed pencil drawings and contrasting block shapes to ‘mystify and amaze your human see-globes’. This rising star graduated from Norwich University […]

Swatch Watches Over the Rainbow and Be Black, designed by artist Jean-Michel Othoniel

I was invited to Venice for the launch of two new Swatch watches created by French artist Jean-Michel Othoniel, best known for his stunning work in Murano glass. Get the low down on his new designs here.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jean-Michel Othoniel Over the Rainbow Swatch by Catherine Stone. Last week I was invited to Venice to find out about the newest Swatch watch: created by the artist Jean-Michel Othoniel. […]

Event: Mr Jones Watches launches The Masters of Time

In the Crypt on the Green Clerkenwell, Mr Jones Watches unveiled The Masters of Time, five new watches made in collaboration with Iain Sinclair, William Andrews, Graem Obree, Tom Middleton and Brian Catling

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

The Compass Road by Iain Sinclair illustrated by Faye West The decision to wear one of Mr Jones’ Watches is to accept the designer’s challenge to a modern concept of […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Lako Bukia

A review of the S/S 2011 Lako Bukia catwalk show at Vauxhall Fashion Scout.

Written by Lauren Smith

With illustrations by Andrea Peterson. It was a bum fight at Vauxhall Fashion Scout, as hoards of people turned out for one of the most highly anticipated collections of the […]

Artist Interview with Johan Björkegren

Johan Björkegren's talks to Amelia's Magazine about how his landscapes and portraits explore an idea of the 'ugly' frequently championed by the comic artist Robert Crumb.

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustrator Johan Björkegren talks to Amelia’s Magazine about his relationship to Robert Crumb and the organic nature of drawing landscapes. As Johan’s production is nearly entirely composed of detailed black […]

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Inspiring New Talent!

Cari Ann Waymen, United States

Written by Melodie Ash

Yet again I have been utilising the joys of the World Wide Web, the latest hidden gem to grab my attention is gifted photographer Cari Ann Waymen. It’s a wonder […]

Chillzine Interview

Written by Tanya Geddes

It is on a nippy and windy day that I meet Maia, one third of the chillzine collective at Mona Lisa coffee shop in North London. It emerges that she […]

Common Ground Exhibition, China

China at the Huan Tie Art Museum, 9th-19th November

Written by Tanya Geddes

I received an email from an excited blog writer who is interested in Chinese culture about a new project by Common Ground. Their online showcase of digital art on the […]

Illustrative-International Art Forum 08

Zurich, 18th-26th october

Written by Tanya Geddes

Every year at two different creative cities in Europe, Illustrative International Art Forum displays the best in graphics and illustrative arts. This year is happening at Zurich and displays over […]