CHRIS KILLIP, RETROSPECTIVE AT THE PHOTOGRAPHERS’ GALLERY

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Helen and her hula hoop Lynemouth

Words by Jess Ralph Chris Killip is hailed as one of the most influential and pioneering British photographers of the latter half of the 20th century. Now, two years after his death from lung cancer in October 2020, The Photographers Gallery, Soho, is staging a major retrospective of his work, put together by photographer Ken Grant and curator… Read more »

FISH EYES AND FLAMINGOS: ALMA ROSAZ’S WORLD OF DISTORTION

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Self-portrait of photographer Alma Rosaz wearing Underground creepers. A toy doll sits on her shoe, lodged in between two cherries

Alma’s world is one of colour, motion, eccentricity, and fun. Drawing on themes such as gender performance, identity, and escapism, the London-based photographer blends multiple photography and production techniques to create larger than life works that feel like the modern-day love child of pop art and surrealism. Tell us a bit about yourself – where… Read more »

SAIAKUNANA: AN INTERVIEW WITH THE JAPANESE CONTEMPORARY ARTIST IN LONDON

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SAIAKUNANA JAPANESE ARTIST

All photography by Jessie-Rose SaiakuNana is a Japanese contemporary artist, currently based in London. She has been holding solo exhibitions in Tokyo since 2015, and in 2018, she was awarded the TARO Award at the 21st Taro Okamoto Award for Contemporary Art. In 2021, SaiakuNana opened a gallery in Shoreditch exhibiting her original artworks. Situated… Read more »

THE EXPERIMENTAL MIND BEHIND LONDON CREATIVE SODOMA XIA

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London based creative Sodoma Xia, who studies at London College of Fashion and has been featured in Dazed, is collaborating with Underground England

Based within the creative London scene, Sodoma Xia uses her work to explore her self-identity. As a multi-disciplinary artist, Sodoma chooses to use both fashion photography, styling, fashion design, and digital arts to inform her style. She is heavily influenced by the club and dance scene, which has driven her artistic style. For our ‘New… Read more »