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Posts Tagged ‘London 2012’

London 2012 Olympic Games Team GB Illustrated

An illustrated celebration of Team GB at the Olympics. Enjoy!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Kristian Thomas by Tim Parker
Kristian Thomas by Tim Parker.

The Olympics are in town in case you haven't noticed, and I've been lucky enough to get along to a few events in person. It was at the weightlifting that I became a big fan of feisty young contender Zoe Smith (although she didn't place she went on to break the British record) and decided to put together an illustrated tribute. I loved Zoe Smith's dedication to glam: her triangular stud earrings a defiant statement of femininity in the face of twitter abuse directed against her choice of sport.

Zoe Smith by Rosemary Cunningham
Zoe Smith by Rosemary Cunningham. 'It's a bit epic, but I was going for a kind of vague superhero type vibe,… read more

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London 2012: The XXX Olympic Games

Seven years in the making, the London 2012 Olympic Games FINALLY begin this evening. Here's our illustrated guide, with some surprises, too…

Written by Matt Bramford

Olympic Gymnastics by Lucy Palmer Tonight’s the night. After what has quite possibly been the longest warm up for anything to happen ever, seven years in the making, the 30th […]

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Edgeland – the lost landscape of Hackney marshes

Interview with Sally Mumby-Croft

Written by Satu Fox

Edgeland from sallymc on Vimeo. Artist Sally Mumby-Croft has created a film about the sad loss to the local community of the site being used for the 2012 Olympic development. […]