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Jalila Essaïdi

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Scout & Trends

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Bioartist Jalila Essaïdi has been always inspired by stories. Stories about safety, vulnerability and silk spider. Stories about using silk in combat. Stories about Genghis Khan who once used silk in a battle when he issued all his horsemen with silk…

Rebecca Louise Law

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Scout & Trends

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Columbia Road is a street in East London which is transformed into a paradise of flowers with the flower market every Sunday. Rebecca Louise Law —London-based installation artist— blends art, nature and people. She worked in numerous public spaces and with…

The Southeastern Creative Greenhouse

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Contributors, Scout & Trends

CLOT Magazine talked to Siân Prime, at Goldsmiths, University of London about education for the creative minds and understanding entrepreneurship.   Text and photos by Oscar Maldonado From a distance, southeast London does not seem like the kind of place where designers, gamers, visual artists…

Rómulo Celdrán

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Scout & Trends

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) It was love at first sight. Oversized, hyper-realistic, delicacy and sensitivity are some of the words that describe the creative universe of visual artist Rómulo Celdrán, who finds beauty in household things and turns them into art. Quotidian objects inspire him “for…

Rafael Gómezbarros

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Scout & Trends

  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) My first exposure to Rafael Gómezbarros’s work (Colombia, 1972) was at Saatchi Gallery’s show ‘Pangaea: New Art From Africa and Latin America’. He was showcasing his stunning installation Casa Tomada. A very large installation of hundreds of sculptures representing ants that are…

Lucy Glendinning

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Body Sculptures, Scout & Trends

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) British artist and poet Lucy Glendinning blends the human figure, poems, and philosophical questions and creates expressive and disturbing sculptures to make us understand the society in which we live. All her series start with a thought that emerges as a…

Jan Manski

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Scout & Trends

Words by Lula Criado Surgery steel, apocalypse, mutilations, anatomy, subconscious, experimentation, consumerism, masturbation, pleasure, vanity or hedonism, are some of the words that describe the universe of Jan Manski’s art.   Jan Manski is a Polish artist based in London who blends synthetic with organic…

Baptiste Debombourg

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Scout & Trends, Wearable Technology

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) French contemporary artist Baptiste Debombourg blends materials, objects and philosophical concepts to create poetic and thought-provoking pieces of art to denounce how, for example, mass production or consumption has became models of behavior in the industrialized societies. The binomial destruction-construction is inherent…

Dongwook Lee

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Scout & Trends

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Korean artist Dong Wook Lee has a special relationship with the human body and an innovative and creative approach to art. He blends hyper-realistic miniatures made of a material called Sculpie with a modern reinterpretation of the daily life.   The…