Journalism – Art

Andre the giant

Stick 'em up

 The first major UK interview with artist Shepard Fairey, who had a show at the Horse Hospital gallery. A far cry from designing the famous HOPE image for the Obama campaign. I watch as he fly-posts.
The Guardian

Hardeep Singh Kohli

Amit & Naroop's Sikh men

Photographers Amit & Naroop talk about how Sikh men shape their look via beards and turbans, as well as how the rest of the fashion world is catching up.
The Independent

Mangrove Deller Kane preview

Hot stuff

An interview with Jeremy Deller and Alan Kane about their folk archive project. From burning barrels to carnival pants, the pair explain their passion for the extraordinary art that isn’t.
The Guardian

koestler image

Odd is good

The importance of art in prisons, from Wormwood Scrubs to HMP Parc in Wales. Prison visits, Grayson Perry and the Koestler Prize.
The Guardian

Antony Gormley

Plagues of frogs & lice

Artangel brought their outsized production of Exodus to Margate, complete with Antony Gormley wicker man burning and director Penny Woolcock.
The Guardian


Helping Peruvian communities via art

The artists helping 300,000 Peruvian women forcibly sterilised by the state. Communities joined by simple mobile technology.
New Statesman & AHRC