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
After 20 years performing under his Squarepusher pseudonym, electronic musician Tom Jenkinson is still toying with strange new sounds and audio visual experiments. We spoke to the artist about visuals for his recent gig at the Barbican and new album Damogen Furies, the children’s television shows which influenced his creative output and why he is keen to avoid sticking to any particular genre.
OpenWork – a design collective made up of Susana Carvalho, Kai Bernau, Elisabeth Malcolm and Daniel Powers – has created a new site allowing users to browse over 148,000 albums from iTunes’ music library by the colour of their artwork.
To celebrate its tenth anniversary, private equity company Actis commissioned photographer Harry Cory Wright to capture the communities, projects and businesses the company has invested in worldwide. His photos, taken using a large format plate camera, are on display in a touring exhibition and book designed by London studio Rose.
The V&A’s new show, Horst: Photographer of Style, looks back at sixty years of work by the master image-maker Horst P Horst, who made his name at French Vogue in the 1930s. But with no vintage prints of Horst’s magazine work available, the museum had to enlist the help of a specialist printer and the Condé Nast archives to get back to the original Kodachrome transparencies
Disobedient Objects is a new kind of exhibition for the V&A, featuring not the finely crafted commissions of the wealthy but objects that have been used by activists, campaigners and protest groups. Catherine Flood, one of the curators, talks to Mark Sinclair about bringing together 100 examples of art and design that have worked towards generating social change