Without trying to analyze the consequences and complexities of Brexit, we have asked some Spanish people who run businesses related to art and design in London to tell us how Brexit is affecting them in their work.
Nothing can curb the innate ability that somebody like Óscar (Léon, 1975) has for generating new ideas. For him, not only spaces which are expressly dedicated to art but also those which populate our daily lives, like supermarkets and city street vendors, provide an unstoppable source of inspiration.
Michael Yaikel is a young Chilean artist that belongs to a new generation of South American artists that are no longer looking for inspiration across the pond but find a deeper affinity with the ancient traditions and legends of pre-Columbian civilisations.
My mission is simple: I want people to respect the female body so that we can put an end to harassment, abuse and femicide!
And it’s not just us — the 200,000+ view count on Catá’s Vimeo channel speaks for itself. Yet despite all this recognition, Catá is extremely shy… or is it because of this? In order to find out more about him, we invited Catá to join us on a crisp autumn morning in Madrid. We’re happy to say that he agreed…
Suited and booted, the artist Pedro Paricio looks like he’s come straight out of a scene from Reservoir Dogs. Born in 1982 in Tenerife in the Canary Islands, he is young, talented and now successful too. After working dozens of different jobs in pursuit of realising his dream of painting, he now lives off his art. And he lives well, at that.
Olmo Blanco’s drawings transform everyday contexts. Geometrical patterns cover walls, floors and the most common objects. His works are based on the ephemeral, in the persistent repetition of simple figures that turn into a kind of mantra, into a memory of our most recent archaeology. This is the first time that Olmo visits Edinburgh.
Brit Es Magazine was invited to chat with Curtis Harding. We sent Guido Benedicto, our man in Benicàssim, to sit down and get to know Mr. Harding’s soul, and to discuss music, art and fashion.
Brit Es Magazine spoke to Andrew ‘Whitey’ White and VJ (drums) in the Festival of Benicassim in Spain. Here you are the full interview where they talk about their music, their favorites other bands, politics and much more. A video by Guido Benedicto.
It must have been around one o’clock because lunch was being served. Nothing too special, it was a Thursday and a week like any other. Mike, the Events Manager for BFI, took me to one side and asked me to take particularly good care of this one table. I look over and see two men sitting at it, one of whom is wearing glasses with thick, dark, wooden frames. If there was an artist in the house, it was definitely this guy!