Emma speaks with artist, designer, and entrepreneur Nkem Okwechime about his fashion brand M.R.L.C, photographing a new generation of people of color in Great Britain, and living authentically in a world that wants to box you in.
In the second installment of her series of Glasgow art, managing editor Emma Riva interviews painter and printmaker Hannah Kate Absalom whose art pairs the uncanny with the holy. Absalom’s debut solo show opens Aug 24, so now is the perfect time to get to know her work.
A review of painter, photographer, and designer Chunbum Park’s solo show “The Expression of Onnagata – Fluidity and Timelessness” at One At Space, which explores their femininity and gender fluidity in a way that highlights the nuances of beauty.
French multimedia artist Amaury Dubois repurposes the ancient art form of frescoes to make meaning in the modern world with his unique “curvism” style. UP’s managing editor and resident francophone Emma Riva spoke to Dubois about his process and what it’s like to paint in sacred spaces.