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Posts Tagged ‘photography’

An interview with Augusta Akerman: Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion featured artist.

Augusta Akerman has had a varied creative career so far but has now settled on illustration as her main focus, with beautiful results.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Augusta Akerman 'a section of my first litho print'
Augusta Akerman is yes, you got it, yet another Camberwell College of Arts graduate. She contributes a painterly image to my colouring book inspired by a love of 50s modernism. Find her in Amelia’s Colourful Colouring Companion, available now on Kickstarter.

Augusta Akerman 'Couples and Technology'
I love the way you draw figures, which artists have inspired you? I think they look very Henry Moore-esue
Yes you are very right! I have always been very inspired by that particular period around 1950's modernism, Festival of Britain era, having been brought up on artists like Moore, Hepworth, Ravilious and Bawden. These were the artists my parents loved, so we were always going to galleries to see this kind of work. Every summer we go to Cornwall and… read more

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One Day Young: an interview with photographer Jenny Lewis

Meet Jenny Lewis, the inspiring photographer behind One Day Young, a book about new motherhood. Published by Hoxton Mini Press.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Last night saw the official launch of the first book by photographer Jenny Lewis, who contributed to Amelia’s Magazine in print many times over the years. One Day Young is […]

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Photography: Ben Meadows at Edinburgh Fringe

Photographer Ben Meadows gives a candid view of his experience at the Edinburgh Fringe comedy festival, and shares some of his evocative snaps.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Andrew O’Niell live at the Edinburgh Festival. All photography by Ben Meadows. Things don’t always go to plan (as I know only too well…) but disasters can be turned around […]

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Free Range Art & Design Show 2014: Best Photography Graduates

Photography graduates showcased their work at the Truman Brewery over two weeks during June 2014. Here's my pick of the bunch!

Written by Amelia Gregory

I always get a sense of déjà at the Free Range student photography shows, where similar themes and styles crop up year in year out. However there are always some […]

An interview with Phil Maxwell, photographer of Brick Lane

Photographer Phil Maxwell explains how documentary photography has involved him in the life of Brick Lane over three decades.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Photographer Phil Maxwell has spent three decades documenting life on Brick Lane, capturing the locals at work and at play in evocative black and white photos, which are now compiled […]

Free Range Art & Design Show 2013: Week Four Photography Review – Ravensbourne, Nottingham Trent University, UCA Farnham & De Montfort University

The second part of my photography review (week four) at the Free Range Shows features yet more inspiring work from graduates.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Here are the rest of my photography graduate discoveries, found upstairs at the Truman Brewery during week four at the Free Range Shows. Hannah Coates at Ravensbourne was one of […]

Free Range Art & Design Show 2013: Week Four Photography Review – University of Northampton, UCLAN, Falmouth, University of Derby & Swansea Metropolitan

Lots of stunning offerings in the second week of photography graduate shows at the Truman Brewery.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I returned to the Truman Brewery for a second week of photography shows from universities across the country, and was pleased to discover so much interesting work that I’m going […]

Free Range Art & Design Show 2013: Week Three Photography Review

Wonderful photography from students at Plymouth University, University of Westminster and more, discovered at the Truman Brewery this June.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Photography by Nicholas White. The trouble with photography is that it is so very hard to come up with an original concept, not to mention an original execution: thus I […]

Memories and Nightmares: an interview with photographer Lottie Davis

Photographer Lottie Davies is currently preparing for a major solo show titled Memories and Nightmares, to be held at the LA Noble Gallery in Whitechapel. Here she explains the process behind the creation of her intricate staged portraits.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lottie Davies, The Blue Bedroom. Lottie Davies is currently preparing for a major solo show at the LA Noble Gallery in Whitechapel. The evocatively titled Memories and Nightmares features a […]

Free Range Graduate Shows 2012: Middlesex University Photography Ba Hons Review

Intriguing themes in work from Middlesex photography graduates: identity, relationships, attitudes to women in Islam and Jungian philosophies...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Raphaelle Gosden used children as her subjects and I also found this cute video of her subjects meeting their portrait for you to enjoy. Emma Hayes placed items belonging to […]

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Photography Book Review: Jim Lee, Arrested

We review the book accompanying a recent exhibition of Fashion Photographer legend Jim Lee at Somerset House

Written by Alia Gargum

‘Aeroplane’ photograph courtesy of Jo Reeder PR, all other photography by Alia Gargum If there is one thing I could easily spend all my money on, it’s art books. Beautifully […]

I am on Maternity Leave: Burlesque Baby Bump Photography by Tigz Rice and Pregnancy Illustrations

My first baby is due on April 2nd 2012, and so from now on I shall attempt to take some form of self-initiated maternity leave...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Is that really a baby in there? Or is it just a giant beach ball? It’s hard to believe I am this big, for real. Photography by Tigz Rice Studios. […]

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Satoshi Date: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Exhibition Review

This London Fashion Week, designer Satoshi Date presented his A/W 2012 collections during an exhibition/workshop titled Alchemist's MInd where one could turn old, unloved material objects and feelings into something more precious.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Satoshi Date AW 2012 by Claire Kearns Satoshi Date, an ethical fashion designer featured in Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration, returned to an archway space on Holyrood Street near London […]

James Small: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Menswear Catwalk Review

KATE MOSS! KATE MOSS! Yeah, saw her last year, Pals. James Small presented his 'Dark Arctic' A/W 2012 collection in the grander salon at Vauxhall Fashion Scout on Wednesday 22 February.

Written by Matt Bramford

James Small A/W 2012 by Krister Selin Last season I got myself into a bit of a state at the James Small show, solely because fashion superhero Kate Moss was […]

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Teatum Jones: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

Teatum Jones presented their ‘Once Upon an Innocence’ collection for A/W 2012 in Liberty of London's luxurious Heritage Suite on Saturday 18th February, 2012.

Written by Alia Gargum

Teatum Jones A/W 2012 by Anna Higgie Away from the busy rush of Somerset House, away from the mobs of photographers, willing subjects and flashing lights, Teatum Jones chose to […]

Film Review: Dreams of a Life, and interview with photographer Lottie Davis: creator of Dreams of Your Life

Dreams of a Life follows the life, and death, of Joyce Carol Vincent, who lay undiscovered in her bedsit above a busy shopping mall. Photographer Lottie Davies was commissioned to produce an accompanying artwork that identifies with the key themes of the film.

Written by Amelia Gregory

She was my age when she died, just 38, and no one who knew her expected the badly decomposed corpse to be their friend Joyce Carol Vincent: here in lies […]

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An Interview with Photographer Vikram Kushwah

Wistful and dreamy, Vikram Kushwar is fast becoming known for his imaginative take on fashion photography. Here he tells us more about his creative thinking and the inspiration behind his debut book.

Written by Sarah Deane

Looking through Vikram Kushwah‘s dream-like work, it’s clear to see that the New Delhi-born photographer is a real fantasist at heart. Growing up in a boarding school with the enchanting […]

An interview with Stratis Kastrisianakis, co-founder of Nakedbutsafe magazine

Principal Colour have just introduced me to one of their newest clients: a very exciting art, fashion and photography magazine, straight out of Greece. Meet Stratis Kastrisianakis and Manos Samartzis, creators with principles. We like.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Nakedbutsafe magazine is a beautiful new arts, fashion and photography magazine with a conscience, produced in Greece, printed in the UK at Principal Colour, and available worldwide. Co-founder Stratis Kastrisianakis […]

Carmen: A Life in Fashion at the Fashion Space Gallery

A stunning new exhibition at London College of Fashion's Fashion Space Gallery celebrates the illustrious 60-year modelling career of the one and only Carmen Dell'Orefice…

Written by Matt Bramford

Carmen Dell’Orefice by Joanna Gniady I can’t bear having my photograph taken. That’s why I’m not a model. That’s the only reason. But imagine having your photograph taken consecutively for […]

An Interview with Teenage Photographer Nirrimi Hakanson 

If you haven't already heard of Nirrimi Hakanson then prepare to be amazed. I caught up with the award-winning teenage photographer to discuss her high profile collaborations, her eternal love for writing and her thoughts on impending motherhood.  

Written by Sarah Deane

All photography by Nirrimi Hakanson. Hard work and determination are two of the words that first spring to mind when I think of Miss Hakanson: the young photographer known for […]