For the suffering artist

How do artists cope with depression in a world so mundane and lacking meaning? The philosophers philosophy for meaning, whilst prophets prophesy to teach – Though in all they dance, shake and make do with the spirits in their wine glass. All those whom we label ‘sages’ or ‘intellectuals’ hide from the world aware of…

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Artist Profile: Odette Steele

“My work is heavily inspired by my African culture. This usually forms the basis of most of my personal design concepts, whether its pattern, technique, composition, colour etc. For me, being an African textile designer is not simply creating a generic ‘African’ print, its about movement, innovation and growth while still valuing the traditions.”   …

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Artist Profile: Matthew Tremaine

“Simplicity and minimalism in my work is key whether it be the design or the concept. I am constantly influenced by the Bauhaus, not in style but in development and ethos. Maholy-Nagy, Kandinsky and Lizzitsky are my design-fathers but the majority of my influence comes from shapes and colours in everyday life. ”  Matthew Tremaine…

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