The Powerful Femininity Of Fashion Photographer Charlotte Wales

Following her graduation from Central Saint Martins back in 2008, Charlotte Wales began working for celebrated fashion photographer Daniel Jackson, taking on the role of his studio manager. Astutely leveraging her introduction into the fashion industry, Wales quickly established herself as a photographer in her own right, working on a number of independent jobs. 💃…

Meet Hyphen-Labs: The All Female Collective Tackling Social Issues With Art & Technology

Art, technology and activism converge in unexpected ways at Hyphen-Labs. Spearheaded by an international team of women of colour, the company pioneers projects engaging art and technology to tackle social issues. The creators of Hyphen-Labs—Carmen Aguilar y Wedge, Ece Tankal, and Ashley Baccus-Clark—joined together in 2014, each bringing with her a unique perspective and background…

Inside David Chipperfield’s Transformed Royal Academy of Arts

To commemorate the 250th anniversary of London’s Royal Academy of Arts, acclaimed British architect David Chipperfield has updated the institution’s design. In his upgrade of the RA, the architect has renovated gallery space and built a new auditorium. Perhaps his most consequential alteration to the RA, however, is unifying the institutions 6 Burlington Gardens building…

Sisters Theresa & Corinna Williams Reinvent The Laundromat

It’s safe to say that people usually prefer to spend as little of their time as possible doing their laundry. Entrepreneurs and sister-duo Theresa Williams and Corinna Williams have overturned this attitude, fashioning a laundromat that could easily be confused for a neighbourhood hangout. With Celsious, a sustainable laundromat in Williamsburg, these creatives have revolutionised…

Edwin Mohney: Inflatable Swimming Pools To Dressing Beyoncé

Hailing from bucolic New York State, fashion designer Edwin Mohney’s Central Saint Martins graduate collection received much attention during its debut at London Fashion Week AW18. An unexpected jolt among the line-up, Mohney’s memorable and satirical series of looks, which took on modernity with an unrestrained sense of humour, comprised condom dresses, an inflatable swimming…

Meet The Artist Behind Chisenhale Gallery’s Latest Commission: Banu Cennetoğlu

Opening on 29 June, Chisenhale Gallery presents the first solo exhibition in a UK institution by Istanbul-based artist Banu Cennetoğlu. Cennetoğlu’s work incorporates methods of mapping, collecting and archiving in order to question and challenge the politics of memory, as well as the distribution and consumption of information. For her commission at Chisenhale Gallery, Cennetoğlu…

Christo & Jeanne-Claude: Masters Of Nouveau RĂ©alisme

Christo’s early education in Soviet Socialist Realism, and his experience as a refugee of political revolution, are influences firmly embedded in the artist’s practice.His 35-year long collaboration with partner, artist Jeanne-Claude, and the large-scale site-specific works they created together, continue to be celebrated and immensely influential. The pair are feted for their ambitious sculptural works…

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