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Posts Tagged ‘photography’

Middlesex University: Ba Hons Photography Graduate Show 2011 Review

Gorgeous documentary photography of the Saharawis by Bernat Millet and young mothers seen as renaissance Madonnas by Pearl Rustean.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Young Mother as Madonna by Pearl Rustean.

I whisked through the Middlesex University graduate shows at the Free Range Art and Design Show on Friday, and stopping only when something really caught my eye. First up two photography graduates:

Bernat Millet
I was immediately drawn to Bernat Millet's work - Portraying the Saharawis 'The last thing you lose is hope' which documents with great sensitivity the plight of the Saharawis of the Western Sahara, buy information pills who for more than 35 years have lived on Algerian soil where they have become more or less permanent refugees, without the right to develop their own culture or even feed themselves properly. The results of close contact with… read more

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Emilio de la Morena (by Helen)

The audience perched on benches at the BFC tent on Tuesday afternoon, beheld a strong, feminine silhouette. in a demure palette; bar the bright and beautiful RED.

Written by Helen Martin

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Scruffy does it: Suzie Winsor presents ‘Beard and Wonderful’

A beard makes a man in the world of Suzie Winsor. We caught up with the illustrator at the opening of her first solo show, ‘Beard and Wonderful’.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Bright city lights of London and 123 Bethnal Green Road by Avril Kelly Vrooosh and we’re in. After a National Express journey from Bristol at 4.10pm we arrived immersed in […]

London Art Fair: Hunting for treasure

The London Art Fair is an inspirational whirlwind of paintings, sculpture of photography, with over 100 galleries presenting at what is the UK’s biggest contemporary arts fair. We made a special trip to visit Deptford gallery Bearspace, and took a good look around.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Boondocks by Suzanne Moxhay I gave up and asked for directions to the Bearspace stand after wandering around looking for it for nearly half an hour. ‘Yes it’s two floors […]

Review: Work-in-Progress at the Royal College of Art

The Royal College of Art presents an intriguing preview of their 2011 Fashion, Textiles, Metalwork and Jewellery, Goldsmithing, Silversmithing and Photography Graduates. The exhibition runs until Wednesday, 19th January 2011

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustration by Gabriel Ayala This week’s wet Monday was brightened up considerably by a trip to the Royal Collage of Art’s first work-in-progress show of 2011 – and before you […]

Art exhibition: States of Reverie

Seven up-and-coming UK and international artists present their daydream visions in ‘States of Reverie’. We attended the opening at the Scream Gallery, which hosts the exhibition until 20th February.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Inside and Outside of Landscape by Chinwook Kim At first glance, check the seven artists making up the ‘States of Reverie’ exhibition couldn’t be more different. Colourful, playful paintings from […]

Photography exhibition: ‘New York Sleeps’

Abandoned squares and silent train stations paint an unusual and spellbinding picture of the metropolis of New York. Christopher Thomas’ photography exhibition is showing at The Wapping Project Bankside until 26th February.

Written by Jessica Furseth

View from Rockefeller Center Whether you blame Woody Allen or Carrie Bradshaw, discount we all feel like we know New York a little. I’ve listened to Candace Bushnell’s heroine wax […]

Brutalist dreams: The Balfron Project

Balfron Tower, an East London treasure of brutalist architecture, is the star of Simon Terrill’s new photographic project. The Balfron Project is showing at The Nunnery Gallery in Bow this January.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Illustration by Karina Yarv A utopian ‘community in the sky’, website like this was the dream of architect Ernö Goldfinger when he designed Balfron Tower in Poplar, East London. This […]

Master at work: Albert Watson

Esteemed photographer Albert Watson unveiled his collaboration with the Macallan whisky company last night. The portrait and fashion photographer spoke to Amelia’s Magazine about his favourite type of work, and parted with his recipe for success for our artist readers.

Written by Jessica Furseth

At the top of Marylebone High Street lurks a lingerie shop with attitude. Surrounded by fashion-favourite names and organic cafés, adiposity it’s both niche-market neighbour and rebellious relative. Meet Apartment […]

An interview with photographer Laura Ward

Fly-on-the-wall documentary shots, dreamy landscapes and playful double-exposure snaps - South London photographer Laura Ward has an awe-inspiring portfolio. She talks to us about her collaborations, and why she always tries to push past the comfort zone.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Herbfarmacy by Antonia Parker. We discovered Herbfarmacy in issue 9 of Amelia’s Magazine, buy more about unhealthy and the brand has grown considerably since we last caught up with founder […]

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It’s a little like the Affordable Art Fair’s baby sister - we review the latest way to get your hands on some contemporary art that won’t break the bank.

Written by Gemma Milly

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An interview with photographer Shannon Natasha

Playful and sunny, yet thoughtful – this is Shannon Natasha’s style. The 17 year old photographer takes a break from her exam preparations to answer our Q&A and show us some of her work.

Written by Jessica Furseth

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Shadow Catchers: Camera-less Photography at the V&A

A new exhibition at the V&A explores the work of five camera-less photographers, presenting their work together for the first time…

Written by Matt Bramford

Susan Derges A new exhibition at the V&A – Shadow Catchers – is a beautiful as it sounds. The first of its kind, viagra sale it explores the work of […]

Matthew Williamson Exhibition at Somerset House

A review of the Matthew Williamson exhibition currently taking place in the Courtyard Rooms at Somerset House

Written by Lauren Smith and Florence Massey

Illustration by Mina Bach When Flo and I waltzed into Somerset House on a sunny Saturday afternoon, web nurse we were shivering with excitement. An entire exhibition devoted to Matthew […]

Exhibition Review: Curatorial Collective Circuit Wisely Present 17 Artists

In September 2010 Circuit Wisely presented their second exhibition in an undisclosed live/work space

Written by Emily Whitebread

You might not know it, shop sickness but you know Alain Johannes. Producer and artist extraordinaire, having previously produced and collaborated with the infamous Queens of the Stone Age; No […]

Exhibition Review: Andrew Curtis’ Wild England

"Suburban life is a big strain, you know... To maintain this fabric of absolute normaility requires powerful repressive forces -all these double glazing and patio doors are sustained by a huge effort of will." JG Ballard

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

All photography by Matt Bramford When Ellen from The Real Runway emailed me to ask if I’d like to go to an erotic/spooky cake launch, pill it took me about […]

Edmund Clarke: Guantanamo- A review

Edmund Clarke’s photography exhibition fails to ignite our reviewer’s interest. But Nadav Kander's downstairs show at the same gallery is a delightful surprise.

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Detail of Interrogator/guard’s call button in Camp Five courtesy of Edmund Clarke. Photograph by Valerie Pezeron Where is the fire in Edmund Clark’s exhibition? Guantanamo: If the Light goes out […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011: Triumph International Awards

Pre-Fashion Week kick-off, Triumph held their International Awards for lingerie design with a 'Shape Sensation' theme. Florence Massey reviews the event, with illustrations from Katie Harnett.

Written by Florence Massey

Illustration of Charlotte Taylor by Paolo Caravello 21 fashion shows over five days is no mean feat. The London Fashion Week experience is not complete until you see the sheer […]

Corinne Day 1965 – 2010

Amelia's Magazine pays tribute to Corinne Day, revolutionary fashion photographer who broke the boundaries, pioneered the grunge movement and propelled Kate Moss to fame…

Written by Lauren Smith

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Prangsta Costumiers – In Pictures

We take a deeper look inside the world of Prangsta Costumiers with the help of a recent shoot and our lovely illustrators…

Written by Matt Bramford

large_Caitlin_Rose Illustrations by Emma Black In a genre steeped in tradition, seek Caitlin Rose springs forth like a breath of fresh air. Stripped down to the sweetest bare essentials, her […]