Leila Johnston

Disrupted By – cutting through the art of noise

The term ‘disruption’ has become such a pseud’s staple in recent years that the title and theme of ‘Disrupted By’, the third annual Curated By event organised by the graphics design department at Sheffield Hallam University late last year, was always going to raise eyebrows

Invention is the art of working with what we have

A year ago Leila Johnston launched Hack Circus, an independent creative collective about ‘fantasy technology and everyday magic’ that publishes a quarterly print magazine and stages a reality-bending live show mixing art, science and philosophy. Hack Circus is about experiencing things in the real world but, as she explains here, this has proved to be a surprisingly controversial stance

What's the story?

The Storytelling issue, Oct/Nov 2017, is out now.
We invited writers to respond to our cover image
this month: read their stories inside.
PLUS: Tom Gauld, Oliver Jeffers, Giphy & S-Town

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