Free MFA’s in the US

The art world has become increasingly global and transnational, with artists participating in residencies, exhibitions and collaborations in all corners of the globe, and biennale’s and art fairs taking place in cities as diverse as…

Bogotá: The Sprawling Urban Jungle in the Clouds

When I arrived in Bogotá, I didn’t have many expectations. I packed in my job and studio in London on a whim and changed an existing flight I had to Brazil to…

Bilbao Rocks

During my five months on an artist residency in the Northern Spanish City of Bilbao, I have noticed a lot of artists. Being based in an artist residency centre this is obviously a risk. Considering the size of…

Mexico: Swimming in the belly button moonlake – a path to creative enrichment

In Mexico’s ancient language ‘Nahuatl’ – The word ‘Mexico’ means ‘Bellybutton of the Moon lake’. Mexico City is a megalopolis crawling up the side of a prehistoric…

Berlin: Care and Creativity: Working as a Disabled Artist

I started my training as a dancer fourteen years ago, first at A Level and then at the University of Brighton as part of their Performance and Visual Arts Bachelors Degree…

How to Proceed

It could be argued that the UK is experiencing a very gradual cultural shift. A decades long and relatively definitive trajectory has been ebbed slowly by episodes of both economic and civic uncertainty and we, as often…

Bergen: Holding in the Gaps

EVA ROWSON (Bergen, Norway) is Curator of Landmark, Bergen Kunsthall – the live programme of music, clubnights, performance and more at Bergen’s largest gallery for contemporary art. Her work as an artist, producer and curator…

São Paulo: Searching the edges

Holly Willats is the Director of Art Licks: a not for profit organisation based in London that provides support for grassroots activity and artists through its magazine, commissioning programme, and annual festival. Willats has recently…

Lisbon: salt air

Holly Willats is the Director of Art Licks: a not for profit organisation based in London that provides support for grassroots activity and artists through its magazine, commissioning programme, and annual festival. Willats has recently been carrying…

Berlin: history, hedonism, and wildness

Over the past two months, I’ve been in touch with seven Berlin based artists, asking them about their experiences as artists in the city and how they understand queerness in relation to their work. Common…

Iceland: an interview with Hallgerður Hallgrímsdóttir

Hallgerður Hallgrímsdóttir is an Icelandic photographer, toying with the language of her medium, disrupting perceptions of established Icelandic photography and drawing attention to everyday non events.  We meet in her apartment, a few weeks…

Reykjavík: designing with tradition and modernity

Bobby caught our attention after we came across a number of his album artwork designs making reference to the Icelandic landscape; moody shots of lava fields, coastal scenes overlaid with weather symbols and mineral…

Iceland: recycle, rethink & redesign

Birta Rós Brynjólfsdóttir is a recent graduate of Iceland Academy of the Arts. Fresh faced, with an enthusiasm for designing a more environmentally conscious world, she and her collaborators have been making moves to reduce…

Collectivity, collaboration and experimentation in Budapest

I was first drawn to Budapest as a tourist, a love kept me coming back, and then I met someone who spoke the same artistic language and we started our first project, a non…

California: driving around LA with Orlagh Woods

I arrived in Los Angeles in the sunshine and heat of August, and was struck immediately by the sheer size of the city, which sprawls in every direction along its network of freeways.…

California: an interview with Frankie Carino

Arizona born, Los Angeles based Frankie Carino has been carving out a name for himself as an artist tearing at the traditions of photography, disobeying its materials and testing its presentation techniques. Lively, young…

California: an interview with Bunnie Reiss

A recent addition to the Los Angeles art community after a move down state from her old stomping ground of Oakland, Bunnie Reiss has set up studio and home in the district of Echo…

California: an interview with Kelly-Lynn Jones

  Kelly Lynn Jones has been making a name for herself in San Francisco as the founder of internationally renowned creative platform and store, Little Paper Planes. Despite worldwide recognition amongst lovers of handcrafted…