Author - Megan Parry

Five artists explore the eerie implications of our smartphone addiction: when being plugged in becomes petrifying

Raise your hand if you’re reading this article on your smartphone. Mm hmm, that’s what I thought. And you know what? That’s not a bad thing! Smartphones have allowed us the luxury of getting our news, staying connected with friends and fulfilling our creative impulses while we’re riding the train, laying in bed and waiting in doctor’s...

Nick Knight’s haunting Alexander McQueen video short

Nick Knight's haunting Alexander McQueen video short

Nick Knight, of “Bound 2” fame (uh uh, honey), is back with a short film honoring his friend and fashion phenom, the late Alexander McQueen. Meant to serve as an add-on to Knight’s full-length 2011 tribute, To Lee, With Love, Nick, the video is a hauntingly beautiful montage of models moving in McQueen creations. The women...

The Surrealist Nature and Cityscapes of Victoria Siemer

The Surrealist Nature and Cityscapes of Victoria Siemer

Looking at Brooklyn-based graphic designer Victoria Siemer’s surreal nature and city-based photo manipulations is a bit of an exercise of self-discovery. Like an immediate temperature-taking of your current mood. On the one hand, her topsy-turvy natural landscapes can feel like an escape; the foggy inverted forest feels like a peaceful escape...

The Colourful Art of Lucy Doyle

With a modest, almost half-hearted title for her latest exhibition in Dublin, Ireland, “Recent Paintings” is a collection of Lucy Doyle’s um, most recent paintings. Doyle claims that the inspiration for this body of work – all of which is stylistically and thematically linked – is the printed cottons and textiles that emanated...