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Posts Tagged ‘Switzerland’

Beautiful Birds Colouring Book by Emmanuelle Walker: Colouring Book Review and Artist Interview

Illustrator Emmanuelle Walker has adapted her award winning Beautiful Birds book for colourists to enjoy. I caught up with the talented bird lover.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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I was aware of the gorgeous Beautiful Birds A-Z book before it was turned into a colouring book, so I was very excited to see that it had been translated into a new interactive version. I tracked artist Emmanuelle Walker down on Twitter to find out more about her spectacular avian friends. If you love birds or you're just looking for a gloriously different colouring book to get lost in, this is one you should try.

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How did you first hook up with Nobrow/Flying Eye and how did your original Beautiful Birds book come about?
In 2013 I saw a tweet from them saying that they had a spare spread for Nobrow's annual magazine. I sent them a link to my work and they immediately sent me an email. They wanted to meet me.

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Blues in my bones: An interview with Swiss Mauritian blues duo The Two

We catch up with Mauritius born Yannick who shares his inspiring philosophy on life and making music. The Two’s sound is embellished with a mysterious and magical energy and as they treat every day as an exciting gift he explains how the future for The Two is now.

Written by Gemma Dietrich

Every now and then you stumble across something really special. A music project that seems to capture more than a pleasing melody, some nice lyrics and good PR shots. Something […]

Redefining luxury in wax: an interview with artist Andrea Hasler

London based Swiss artist Andrea Hassler discusses the inspiration behind Burdens of Excess, her recent LA show.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Andrea Hasler is a London based artist dealing with the over consumption of modern times. Her recent exhibition at the Gusford Gallery in Los Angeles featured a riot of luxury […]

A Review of ILLUMinations at the Arsenale, Venice Biennale 2011: part one

A round up of the best art I saw at the ILLUMinations exhibition, part of the 54th Venice Biennale. Including work by Song Dong, Rashid Johnson, Dayanita Singh and Haroon Mirza.

Written by Amelia Gregory

During my recent trip to Venice I had the opportunity to visit the Venice Biennale. Even better, information pills as guests of the primary partner Swatch, erectile we had our […]

Forests Rocks Torrents at The National Gallery: Review

A new exhibition represents some of the best in European landscape art from Switzerland and Norway in the 1800s. The Lunde Collection is on display in the Sunley Room at The National Gallery until September.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Chalets at Rigi 1861 by Alexandre Calame. Oil on Canvas. All photos courtesy of the owner, ask Asbjørn Lunde. Forests Rocks Torrents is a rare opportunity to see a collection […]

Swatch True Colours – A look at the entries

To celebrate the release of their 'New Gent' collection, Swatch have teamed up with a bunch of fashion magazines to see who can style their products the best…

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Gareth A Hopkins Well things haven’t changed for me much over the last twenty years. I yearned for a Swatch watch when I was a boy, mind decease […]