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Cotton to Gold: The Industrialist Collectors

This article was first published online by Apollo Magazine on 30 Jan 2015 ‘From this filthy sewer pure gold flows.’ That was A. de Tocqueville’s response to an industrialised Manchester in 1835, a terrible alchemy that still shapes the way we consider Britain’s industrial age, and in particular the astonishing cultural artefacts we’ve inherited from … Continue reading Cotton to Gold: The Industrialist Collectors

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Another Minimalism: After California Light and Space
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Interview: Assemble Architects

This article was first published online by Protein on 28 Oct 2015 The concrete no-man’s land that divides East London and the Olympic Village is not an attractive, fashionable, or even very accessible place for an architecture and design studio. But that makes it all the more fitting for the headquarters of Assemble, a young collective … Continue reading Interview: Assemble Architects

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Mário Macilau’s Portrait of Maputo

This article was first published online by Wallpaper* on 1st Mar 2016 ‘As a child builds with his or her own hands a toy to play with, that was photography for me.’ This is the rather poetic answer of Mozambican photographer Mário Macilau when asked how his practice began. It’s quite a story: Macilau started … Continue reading Mário Macilau’s Portrait of Maputo

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