Emmanuel Unaji is an Artist, Designer, Co-founder of fashion brand Unaji and Art Director of Studio 32 OKE. With his art he seeks to break the boundaries between fine art, fashion design and music; exploring human branding, with a particular focus on how high fashion branding unconsciously informs our perceptions of luxury, beauty, identity and self-image.
Sophie Derrick pushes the boundaries of traditional figurative art by becoming the canvas of her own self-portraits. Sophie applies layers of paint as a form of transcendence from herself; becoming something ‘other’ – free from societal labels and roles. Using a variety of mediums such as painting, photography and installation, she pushes herself out to explore a ‘self-less’ state.
Artist Alessia Camoirano Bruges shares the emotional depth and intensity that goes into creating her paintings. It is her own form of therapy, which allows her to release thoughts and emotions, and feel present. Her pieces intend to challenge, initiate conversations and encourage acceptance around mental health, identity and body-image.
Le Fil has been lighting up our tv screens, billboards, buses and theatres with his bold and beautiful performance art! We chatted about his views on gender as he challenges the notion of identity; what his latest track 'Nightlife' means to him; and his collaborations with leading brands.