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Photographer Interview: Marco Fava

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Marco Fava's photographs document the human traces left behind on Italy's natural and industrial landscape. Tell us a little about yourself and your work. I live in Piacenza, a small city in north Italy and I work as a freelance architect. I became interested in photography many years ago, but it wasn't until my university studies that my approach to ph[...]

Artist Interview: Joe Anderson

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How did you discover your interest in illustration? My interest in illustration goes back to childhood. As long as I can remember I noticed drawings and have enjoyed drawing. Dr. Suess and Shel Silverstein were some my early favorites. I loved Mad Magazine and Spy vs. Spy comics. Cartoons were a mainstay, especially the whole Looney Tunes gang. Roadrunner w[...]

Artist Interview: Fiona Rutherford

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It's always a privilege to meet an artist in their own studio, to see and experience the place where they work and have their materials, their tools, their books and inspirational objects. Fiona Rutherford welcomed me in her light-filled, colourful studio in Edinburgh. She is a tapestry artist, with artworks in collections all over the world, most notably in[...]

Artist Interview: Stephanie Wilkinson

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You mention that women inspire you? Could you elaborate on this? Any specific women? When I was researching material for my dissertation a few years ago entitled ‘Women’s Work: Why are different values attached to work performed inside and outside the home’, one woman really stood out for me. Her name is Bobby Baker, a performance artist who produced a powe[...]

Artist Interview: Keith Negley

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You graduated from Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design in 2000- how long was it before illustration became serious for you? I was always serious about illustration. The potential for taking out all those student loans and not doing anything with my degree scared me to death. Not making it in illustration was not an option. Unfortunately I wasn't actually [...]

Artist Interview: Sander Steins

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What's your story? Describe your practise in a nutshell. Ever since I was young I have always been drawing. In the past twelve years I started taking my creative outlet more seriously, and after spending five years focusing mainly on photography, I found myself combining photography with painted elements and collage style. For that reason I started to paint[...]

Photography Interview: Jonathan Salmon

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How did you discover your interest in landscape and documentary work? Photography can convey a huge array of subject matters, and it is this that attracts so many people to it as a practice to interact and analyse the world. Whilst making great images, photographers can pursue many other facets of life through the medium. Tim Hetherington was a humanitari[...]

Artist Interview: Midori Takaki

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Did you experiment with other mediums before choosing to work with ceramic? What was the process? No. Clay is the first and only one medium I have worked with. How do you think growing up in Japan has influenced your work? My work is full of what I have observed, experienced and felt in my life. Animism in Japan is wonderful thing. We see spirits everywhe[...]

Illustrated Interview: James Miller

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A world without humans? What’s happiness? A self portrait? Your favourite books? Your morning routine? The best place in the world? Why do you make art? What does your home look like? The most challenging part of your journey?  Your last dream? See more of James' work on his Tumblr

Artist Interview: Oscar Nin

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How did you develop your style? What was the journey like? I started drawing. When I was a kid I loved comics and from that came the influence of black and white, I suppose. Later when I was a teenager, I discovered a lot of masters of art. In the beginning I had a dispersion with my art style, I painted abstract, sometimes figurative, I also made my own ac[...]

Illustrated Interview: Aimee Pong

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Your best method of escape? If you were any animal what would it be? Your main source of inspiration? Three of your favourite things? What does your workspace look like? The best view to wake up to? What’s freedom? Your morning routine? A self portrait? Your hopes for the future? See more of Aimee's work at www.aimeepong.com

One Eye Open, Artist Interview: Johanna Flanagan

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Where is your boundary between producing art for yourself and to make a living? I feel like I'm still working that one out.  I started out making my art work purely for myself so it was never meant to be a way of making money, so to be honest it's been a bit of a shock that I am now making a living from it. I'm very lucky to be a teacher and designer too,[...]

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