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NAGI NODA – HAIR HATS

| Design

We’ve all witnessed our lady friends shave undercuts into their gorgeous locks – one by one committing to this latest hairstyle phenomenon. Inspired by goth, new wave, punk, and post punk movements of the late 70′s, 80′s, and 90′s some chicks can pull it off, and others not so much. But what hair trend is [...]

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HANNAH NAGLE INTERVIEW

| Photography

Hannah Nagle is an eighteen year old photographer and inspired image maker from one of the word’s greatest creative deltas, London. She is living out a coveted dream of many Generation Y’s at the moment: Learning first hand from one of the world’s most prominent photography figures, Mario Testino, gaining recognition from well respected creative publications and [...]

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RYOHEI HASE

| Art

Ryohei Hase is a freelance illustrator and artist based in Tokyo, Japan. His macarbe works express "the darkness of mind which is sad and gloomy but at the same time beautiful and strong". Tapping the healthy water-levels of his inspiration well, Ryohei sources his ideas from his dreams, nightmares, peers, fears and his pet dog [...]

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JOY YOON INTERVIEW

| Show | Words

Introducing Joy Yoon. She doesn’t say she is just a food writer, or just a street writer, she says she is simply a person of the world. Joy grew up in Los Angeles, travels the world, reads a lot, and has opened herself up to new cultures and incredible experiences, which have shaped the successful, [...]

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ALVARO TAPIA HIDALGO

| Art

If you’re a fan of digital art, classic horror flicks or anything retrofuturistic then you’ll love the work of Chilean artist Alvaro Tapia Hidalgo. A graphic designer, filmmaker and illustrator, Hidalgo’s series of mixed-media portraits, greatly influenced by classic film and popular culture, are disturbing, vibrant and entirely addictive. The distorted expressions of horror and fear [...]

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GRAEME BASE INTERVIEW

| Art | Words

Utter Animalia to anyone able to vote, drink or drive, but not yet worrying about their superannuation, and behold as a wave of nostalgia sweeps over them. Animalia, Graeme Base’s intricately illustrated, alliterated alphabet book — published in 1986 — that sold over three million copies worldwide; a mind-boggling success for an Australian picture book. But commercial [...]

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ANNELI OLANDER

| Art

Anneli Olander is an absolute sweetheart with an allure that is truly magical. A visual, surreal storyteller as much as she is an illustrator –  I was intrigued to reveal how her beautiful imagination translates onto paper. She is masterful with ink, and embraces the unpredictability of the medium, whilst crafting works populated with the wonderfully whimsical characters [...]

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MATEI APOSTOLESCU

| Art

Artists do many things – they inspire us with their abilities and the relentless pursuit of perfection of their craft. They push us towards an artistic nirvana in an attempt to emulate their style or better our own. Artists educate, from the highest intellects to the smallest children, transcending languages, cultures and borders, conveying messages [...]

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DOUBLE EXPOSURE

| Art | Photography

“A technique in which a piece of film is exposed twice, to two different images, resulting in a photographic image that shows a second image superimposed over the first. This technique can be used to create ghostly images or to add people and objects to a scene that were not originally there, a practice frequently used [...]

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MARK JENKINS INTERVIEW

| Art

Introducing ‘Tape Mould Man’, Mark Jenkins - a man who would rather not be remembered, but has left us numerous artistic reasons to do exactly that.  What started out as a plastic tape ball fixation in the classroom, lead to him creating a life sized plastic mould of a Honda Civic (with a thousand dollars worth of cellotape). [...]

ALEX_STODDARD

ALEX STODDARD

| Photography

‘I am seized by the moment far more often. I think that might be part of what attracts me to the art. It’s something outside my comfort zone, this spontaneity, and it allows for error and beauty to be born from those errors.’ After talking to Alex Stoddard and browsing through his portfolio, you could [...]

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SKALLYWAG

| Art

Skallywag is an appropriate pseudonym for an art-school-dropout. Maybe it was the move to Brisbane that put his fate into motion. Perhaps it was the confines of the institution, where he tried his hand at computer animation, printing, graphic arts and design that put him off. Subsequently, Skallywag decided to teach himself instead; a decision [...]