Ulan Bator is so cock-frosting cold, homeless drunks live in hot water pipes underneath the city. Basque photographer Migel Aristregi travelled to the coldest capital in the world to document the lives of the city’s many homeless residents. [read an interview with Migel Aristregi at Don’t Panic online]
Horses are a recurring for Isabel Rock. Pastel colours, gnomes, glitter and unicorns adorn other pieces. But this light-heartedness is balanced with dripping illustrations, gushing elaborately in swirls and fat blobs. Block color and a feel for excess hint at the distraction of love, yet darker undertones of struggle and conflict exist.
Kate MccGwire graduated from the Royal College of Art in 2004 and has since exhibited all over London, winning a solo show at 2009’s Heart of Glass. Her most recent installations are taken from thousands of pigeon feathers, flowing water and even a mouldy growth on a wall. We asked her why she uses pigeon […]
The latest Don’t Panic poster artist to create free art for your walls is Johnny Kelly, who drew on the theme of Democracy. Rather than just opening Illustrator and vectoring out something about Obama and his dog, Kelly created a super-detailed paper sculpture of the human head as a giant machine, and then photographed it. […]
Christopher Sickels creates 3D illustrations which have appeared in numerous magazines, books, newspapers and adverts. He has conjured up a world full of endearing, intricately made puppets. Of his work, he says: ‘The desire to illustrate was what I pursued in college, but even as a kid, I always enjoyed taking things apart and making […]
Suzie Templeton is an award-winning writer and director, specialising in stop motion animation. Known for her Oscar-winning film Peter and the Wolf, Templeton takes us into a world filled with beauty and emotion. Her vulnerable characters are honestly depicted and unbelievably human.
At first glance Li Wei’s photographs seem to come from either digital gimmickry or are the work of a suicidal madman. But Wei is neither. He’s just fascinated with his environment. His stunning visuals are composed with the help of strategically positioned wires, mirrors and his own athletic prowess. Since stumbling into the art world […]
Valerio Carrubba is a hyperrealist painter. His images are anatomically accurate, showing his peaceful patients with their internal organs exposed. Shocking, realistic and, at the same time, extremely surreal, Valerio’s paintings are technically beautiful and provocative.
Riikka Sormunen’s paintings are stylised depictions of fantasy worlds. She also paints novelty figurines to immerse in these beautiful environments, where darkness seeps in, lending them unusual and thought-provoking qualities.
With no survival advantage to gingerism, it has been suggested that the gene may die out. Is that really the kind of evolutionary progress we want to see? Photographer Jenny Wicks has documented this increasingly elusive breed in a photo series called Root Ginger.
Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris, or ‘Le Corbusier’ is considered by many to be the most influential architect of the twentieth century. His designs are responsible for urban structures around the world, from the grid-city of Chandigarh in India to London’s Barbican Centre, which is currently hosting an exhibition of his work. But to peg him as an […]