Artist Rachel Goodyear speaks to Greg Thorpe about snow-topped mountains and the imagined space beyond the surface of the page.
DR.ME is the collaborative design practice of Ryan Doyle (DR) and Mark Edwards (ME), with clients including Tate Modern, Levi’s and Sony Records. Here they speak to Greg Thorpe about their interest in collage, the realness of paper, and the almost religious experience of listening to Charlie Bones on NTS every morning.
Artist Lowri Evans likes paper so much she has danced on it and set fire to it. Greg Thorpe catches up with the international artist during a lockdown heavy with ideas.
Artist Owen Herbert originates ideas and strategies on paper before moving from sketch into sculpture and latterly, sound. Here, he speaks to Greg Thorpe about taking casts of rainfall and the lure of cheap paper.
Based on a series of real-life coincidences, I reflect on recent memories, future hopes, the bending of time, and 'queer spirit'. Written with the generous assistance of the artists AL & AL.
Review of a series of drawings made between 1947–2007 by legendary 20th-century artist, Louise Bourgeois.
In the first of a two-part series, I interview artist Sadé Mica – whose art both celebrates and problematises the edges of identity – ahead of an exhibition of their work that we will jointly curate for PAPER Gallery from 8 August to 19 September 2020.
I talk to artist Sarah Hardacre about brutalist tower blocks, shifts in pornography, and the politics behind her collage-based works. Our conversation occurs ahead of an exhibition of Hardacre’s work that will be curated by me and presented at PAPER Gallery, Manchester, from 8 August to 19 September 2020.
In this article I consider the NYC AIDS Memorial with reference to Sarah Schulman's 'The Gentrification of the Mind: Witness to a Lost Imagination'. I followed the project for the construction of the memorial since its inception and consider the compromises that resulted in the finished work in the light of Schulman's groundbreaking work on how AIDS gentrified New York.