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An Interview with Clio Newton in Zurich, Switzerland

    Clio Newton is an American fine artist living and working in Zurich, Switzerland. She is known for her large-scale charcoal portraits, which perfectly capture her subjects. Artists she’s been inspired by include Alice Neel, Artemisia Gentileschi and Jean-Auguste-Dominique

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Interview: Levi van Veluw

A monochromatic room, lined with large, tall bookshelves onto which are neatly placed 1500 icosahedrons, is subject to an inexplicable force. Slowly, leisurely, gracefully, the shelves fall into one another, the shapes drifting to the floor and scattering, until the

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Mehdi Ghadyanloo

We have a tendency to over-simplify the Middle East. There has been a huge debate over figurative depiction in Islam since the shootings at the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris. Through the violent actions of a few fanatics and

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Interview: Aaron Blaise

For over two decades, Aaron Blaise animated and later directed films for Disney such as Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The Lion King, Pocahontas, Mulan and Brother Bear, where he specialises in drawing animals. Having left and set up his own animation studio, Blaise now runs his own website and youtube video channel that

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Emilie Pugh ‘IN-TRA’ at Asylum, London

Last night saw the opening of Emilie Pugh’s exhibition, IN-TRA, with collaborator Alice von Maltzahn, who studied with Pugh and shares an interest in drawing) at Asylum London in Peckham, curated by Contemporary Key. This spectacular space, the chapel of London’s

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Let’s Talk: Tom Bancroft

Tom Bancroft cannot recall the defining moment when both he and his twin brother Tony decided to pursue careers as illustrators. Rather, Tom describes a series of ‘tiny light bulbs’. Tom Bancroft at his animation desk. Photo courtesy of the

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Ellen Charlesworth


Interviewing artists for our newest series, Ellen is an editor and researcher currently undertaking a Ph.D. on the success of digital exhibitions.  


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