Art

Inspiration, innovation and key developments from the art world

Why do we still love stop motion?

Stop motion’s popularity has barely wavered in the century or so since it first appeared. But what makes it such a big hit with creatives and clients, and what does the future hold?

Revolutionising textiles with ecology

London-based designer and researcher Natsai Audrey Chieza has spent the best part of a decade evolving the use of natural systems in textile design and production. She talks to Megan Williams about her practice and why it’s still an uphill battle to engage with the fashion industry

Can creative events ever be sustainable?

Events are one of the largest challenges for creatives who are aiming to be sustainable in their practice. Here, Megan Williams talks to industry leaders across art, fashion and music who are finding ways to respond to the climate emergency in events and production without compromising on creativity

Waste not, want not

Recycling has become standard in the West, yet we often overlook where our waste ends up. Much lands in Africa, where artists are among those addressing the problem. Here, Leonie Annor-Owiredu speaks to Burkina Faso-based artist Hamed Ouattara about how he hopes his art will lead to wider change

The Slow Grind

Georgina Johnson’s first book, The Slow Grind: Finding Our Way Back to Creative Balance, addresses how our narrow definition of sustainability has created more inequality. Rebecca Fulleylove talks to the multi-disciplinary artist about what needs to change