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Introducing: APERTURE ZERO

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Introducing: APERTURE ZERO

APERTURE ZERO is a series of photo stories we'll be previewing over the coming months. We won't be giving too much away, but lots of thanks goes to MERIK. 01. The Pipes Man With one hand cradling a cigarette inwards, sheltering it from the clear sky, he extends the other arm perpendicular to the horizon. Well steadied, he stares ahead beyond the mess of chicken wire to the plastic chair in front of the stairwell. It is faded and stooped to one corner from a splintered leg. Four pigeons complete the scene, one lazily stalks a plastic bag as it...

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SERGIO INGRAVALLE and how to focus on Illustration

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SERGIO INGRAVALLE and how to focus on Illustration

Sergio Ingravalle's watercolour & pencil illustrations of footballers are famous the world over, and as footy fans, we just love them. But his personal work; a series of illustrations called Mindshots have really resonated with us - so much so that we gave him a whole page in our last publication, Stick It To The Man. A selection of MINDSHOTS from Sergio Ingravalle that we featured in STICKERBOMB's STICK IT TO THE MAN Your works are known for mixed drawings, digital techniques and watercolours, is that something you always wanted to do when you started? The decision to focus on...

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Storytelling Styles With Ian Mutch

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Storytelling Styles With Ian Mutch

“I live near forests and a beautiful coastline so there’s plenty to see and discover close by...I like to study the micro worlds...bugs, shells and the patterns on leaves….you can turn anything into a character when you add eyes.” Beetle and beach mural. Photo by Harry Dodds. Hailing from Western Australia, I met Ian Mutch in Singapore in 2012 at the Kult Gallery on Emily Hill. He was an artist I knew well through his characters and his work with the legendary Kingbrown Magazine. He was also part of a wider Australian street art, graffiti and illustration movement that was...

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CHIFUMI, Street Art, illustration and life in Cambodia and India

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CHIFUMI, Street Art, illustration and life in Cambodia and India

My favourites pieces are not about the quality of the artwork, but more about all the emotional parts of the creative process. Who took part in the project, how fun was the interaction with locals and volunteers and how deep we create links with the project managers.

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