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Monday, October 19, 2020
This week Brighton Journal spoke to Lewes-based artist, Mark Ellender. Mark frequently works with automatic writing and drawing, exploring humour, pathos, love, fear and morality. Much of his work navigates unconscious and undefined themes, creating a "multitude of different meanings for viewers." We discussed Mark's current painting and collage...
This week Brighton Journal spoke to Lewes-based artist, Martin Gayford. Martin's work considers the interplay between the abstract and the figurative, frequently exploring a sense of space, colour and light. His current projects include a continuation of a series of cityscape drawings and paintings that were exhibited at his...
This week Brighton Journal spoke to local animator, illustrator and designer, Howard Kingston. Howard has worked on a number of exciting projects, including the Tron Uprising film in 2012, and animation for the Aphex Twin world tours in 2010 and 2011. His current projects include work towards a picture book,...
This week Brighton Journal spoke to Lewes-based ceramicist, Tanya Gomez. Inspired by “the endless horizon,” Tanya’s cylindrical, colourful porcelain vessels combine her dynamic throwing, cutting and assembling techniques. Her work is currently on display at Meiklejohn Gallery until September 15th, as a part of the ongoing annual Artwave Festival....
This week Brighton Journal spoke to Lynda Nurse, founder of local business EcoOctopus. EcoOctopus is a supplier of environmentally conscious jewellery, organic cotton bags and recycled cards, all designed and handcrafted by Lynda. Lynda's materials are either recycled, home-grown, organic, or reclaimed from the sea. We discussed Lynda's preparation...
Glasses wearers of Brighton celebrate! Stylish spectacle-makers Cubitts have opened their first store outside London on North Laine's Sydney Street. Founded in 2013, Cubitts built up a large online presence to compliment its London shops, offering a wide range of frames at affordable prices and free home try-ons. We caught up...
Maxim, best known as the MC from the iconic band, The Prodigy, is releasing a limited edition print exclusively at Brighton's Enter Gallery. Only 40 prints of this Maxim piece exist, all of which will go on sale at Enter Gallery at noon on Friday 14th August. Maxim has become an artist in...
Local gallery ‘artrepublic’ has officially rebranded to become Enter Gallery. It will remain situated on Bond Street and continue to be led by the same team and founder, Lawrence Alkin. The company has gone through various evolutions before this one: From In the Frame, to Ink’d gallery, to artrepublic in...
Brighton Journal recently spoke with Amy Goble, founder of local calligraphy business, The Amyverse. We learned about her business's sustainability efforts, charitable donations, what impact coronavirus has had, where her love for calligraphy began, and plenty more. Get ready to dive head first into The Amyverse!   How did you first...
This week Brighton Journal spoke to Dale George, a local interior designer and stylist who creates custom paintings alongside his various design projects. Dale's work takes inspiration from geological, oceanic and horticultural influences. Made according to the setting they'll be displayed in, Dale describes his paintings as a collaboration...