Andy Warhol’s Polaroids

From the late 1950s until his death in 1987, Andy Warhol toted a Polaroid camera with him wherever he went. He was thus able to capture the barrage of famous faces — his own included — and fleeting moments that swirled around him with every step. Not even his private time was off-limits. A new…

ARTISTS IN OUR STREETS #065: Emma May Farrant

Emma is a young illustrator whose work primarily focuses on female form and fashion with intertwined themes of being a girl, social media, tattoo and youth culture.     What’s your background as an illustrator? I graduated the Illustration course at Brighton University in 2016. I always did creative subjects at school (much to my…

Artist creates jewellery from Beijing’s smog

Studio Roosegaarde have created the world’s largest smog vacuum cleaner and the collected particles are turned into jewellery. Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde and his team of experts have created the world’s largest smog vacuum cleaner. The Smog Free Tower uses patented ion technology to produce smog-free air in public space, allowing people to breathe and…

Cardboard toys designed for cats

Never let it be said Suck UK don’t dabble in science. In the name of completely misunderstanding Schrodinger’s work, Suck UK introduce their newest cat/box combination, the scratch mat. The cats scratch furniture to mark their territory, exercise their muscles and for sheer pleasure. All similar reasons youths mix music and if you are to…

ARTISTS IN OUR STREETS #064: Izy Kali

Izy Kali is a artist from Slovenia and got her name from Kali, the hindu goddess of death, time and empowerment. Her work is chaotic, hyper colourful and unapologetically in-your-face, it celebrates sex-positive feminism, self-expression and girly-ness as a super power, arguing there is no one way to be a woman. She is obsessed with people…

ARTISTS IN OUR STREETS #063: Femke Campbell

Femke Campbell is a recent graduate from the University of Brighton’s Graphic Design course. Her work spans from print to film making, with a side focus on a project to socially engage the girls of her generation in the music industry/community. What’s your connection to Brighton and what do you dig about the city? I…

Eastern Europe reimagined as a steampunk world

The Polish artist Jakub Rozalski, who goes by the nickname “Mr. Werewolf,” has produced an amusing series of steampunk-ish canvases in which serene and idyllic rustic landscapes of what seem to be Eastern Europe in the early decades of the 20th century feature the prominent and inexplicable existence of completely fictitious giant mecha robots. Rozalski’s intent…

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