Interview: Gallerist Stephan Tanbin Sastrawidjaja On Establishing Project Native Informant

Founded in 2013 by Stephan Tanbin Sastrawidjaja, London-based gallery Project Native Informant has garnered a reputation for platforming a diverse and progressive roster of artists through inventive exhibitions and events. Sastrawidjaja earned his PhD in comparative literature at Columbia University, going on to commence an internship at Paula Cooper Gallery. After working for two private…

Interview: Magnhild Kennedy, The Artist Behind Damselfrau

London-based Norwegian artist Magnhild Kennedy, perhaps better known by her pseudonym Damselfrau, is a self-taught maker of masks, traversing the lines between art, design and craft through a practice she is not keen to define. Her approach is decidedly unpretentious and guided by a magpie-like eye for beauty. “I am led by the phantasms appearing…

Interview: Tei Carpenter, Architectural Designer & Founder Of Agency—Agency

Tei Carpenter is an architectural designer, educator and founder of New York City-based design studio Agency—Agency. She teaches at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation where she directs the Waste Initiative, an applied research and design platform. Her diverse practice, Agency—Agency, seeks out an expanded role for architecture by engaging buildings, objects,…

Interview: In The Studio With Designer Vasilis Loizides

Originally from Cyprus, designer Vasilis Loizides relocated to New York to study Fashion Design at Parsons. Garnering a cult following after just three seasons, at its core, Loizides’ eponymous label explores universal human desires, irrespective of gender and sexuality, fusing influences spanning the landscapes of his native Cyprus to retro horror movies. For his Spring/Summer…

Interview: Princess Gollum, Instagram Muse, Model & DJ

Josephine Lee, better known online as Princess Gollum, has become known for her early noughties metalcore meets industrial goth aesthetic, subversive imagery and experimental make-up looks. Her Instagram feed, garnering 109k followers to date, remains a continuous source of inspiration for her followers and the industry alike. Lee’s pervasive web presence has led to collaborations…

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