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Hannah Waldron is an artist & designer based in the UK. Her graphic and narrative-led image-making has been applied across a range of media from print to textiles, at both a personal and architectural scale. Hannah has found weaving to be a natural process to complement her grid-based…

After becoming a mum myself I immediately loved the work of Anna Kövecses when I discovered “A year in my life”; an illustration of the changes in the female body, after giving birth and breastfeeding. Anna Kövecses is a Hungarian born illustrator and artist living and working in a…

In the 1970s Jenny Holzer abandoned her practice as an abstract painter in order to make more explicit statements and to establish more direct contact with a larger audience than would visit galleries. Her art began to appear in the form of texts on posters which were exposed…

“Judy Chicago & the California Girls” is an historical documentary by and about women, at the birth of the Women’s Art Movement in Fresno, California, 1971. “At the height of the 1970’s Women’s Movement, on the cusp of revolutionary change, American artist Judy Chicago began a unique experiment:…

Cindy Sherman is an American artist born in 1954. Through her work, she questions the idea that there is a core identity that makes the modern individual what he or she is, and has influenced the way generations of artists think about photography, portraiture, narrative and identity. She…

The title of lebanese-born Sarah Francis’s film-debut suggests that the main theme of the film is movement, evoking thoughts about migratory birds searching for warmer territories in the cold Autumn months. Quite possibly a familiar wish of the CPH:DOX spectators, who’ll instead begin to search in the farthest…

There is something magnetic, deeply mesmerizing about the opening paragraph of Nabokov’s Lolita. It takes three dainty steps of the tongue to pronounce Lo-li-ta, which is all the time Nabokov needs to showcase his dazzling writing skills and his love for clever word play and literary gimmicks. Extraordinarily…

Crane.tv is a perfect site if you want to be inspired. They call themselves a “contemporary-culture video magazine, focusing on arts, design, style, food and travel around the world”. Here is a selection of some of their video portraits. Kate Moross, Art Director. Marcio Kogan, Architect. Jo Ratcliffe,…

My lovely friend, Natalia Podgorska just graduated from photography at London College of Communication, and I want to show you her final project, which I really like. It’s called ‘Storytellers’ and as she describes on her page it’s ‘an attempt to combine the act of performance and the post-performative…