By Naomi Head There is a fast-growing trend on the Scottish music scene- women are done with asking permission to be a part of the industry. Instead, they are claiming their own space and leading the conversation about what an inclusive and open industry will look like. From female underrepresentation on festival line-ups to the protection of abusers, there is a well-established culture of women being pushed to the fringes of and excluded from the music industry. There are ma
We’re excited to release Vol.4 and Vol.5 of our monthly zine from December and January, themed ‘home’ and ‘beginnings’ respectively. You can view the latest issues here and here. You can also view an archive of our previous zines here. #submissions #art #photographers #january #zinerelease #photography #creative #magazine #december #creativewriting #submission #artists #artistspotlight #zine #visualart
Alyssa Rae is a recent graduate and fine artist from Canada. Below are three painting submitted by Alyssa to fit with our theme of ‘Nostalgia’ for this month. You can view more of Alyssa’s work on her website, and by following her on Instagram. AR: “I am a black, female, multimedia visual artist and entrepreneur, who specializes in oil and acrylic painting. My influences consist of what I see, feel, and experience, while travelling and exploring natural landscapes and cultura
We’re super excited to announce the release of our October zine centred around the theme of ‘change’. The zine is a compilation of all of the fantastic submissions we’ve had over the past month. You can read the issue here. #submissions #art #photography #creative #october #creativewriting #CreativeCollections #zine
Today we have a super talented first year student, Zoe Wright providing us with both a poem supported by her own photography. Studying Environmental Science at the University of Aberdeen she writes a lot of nature based poetry, but the majority of her poems deal with spiritual, self-reflection, mental health and holistic topics. She is also an avid photographer which comes in handy to help to illustrate and document her poems visually. She was always highly commended in schoo
Words by Megan Shepherd
Illustrations by Amy Jackson Amy Jackson is a recent graduate from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David with a BA in Illustration. She creates intricate illustrations with a pointillist style. You can see more of her work at her website: www.ajillustration.co.uk or her instagram @ajillustrator ‘A Plastic Ocean’ AJ: This design illustrates the amount of plastic that is currently in our ocean and the dangers of pollution. To help stop this, I have
An essay on colour by Jessica Duggan Words by Megan Shepherd and Jessica Duggan I speak to Jess Duggan, an artist based in London about climate change, colour and how the latter can be used to alter our perceptions of the former. With the recent wildfires in California and fatal floods in France and Italy, climate change discussion and strategies to tackle it are in the forefront of many peoples’ minds. Jess suggests a potentially revolutionary new way of utilising colour to
Thaís Bristotti graduated in 2015 in Visual Arts & Design from the Catholic University of Campinas in Brazil. Her piece ‘Witches’ is inspired by the quote “We’re the granddaughters of the witches you couldn’t burn”.
TB: They can’t burn us no longer, together we move forward, together we are stronger and we will fight for our rights. It shows the value of women coming together and becoming a sisterhood, a collective. You can check out more of Thaís’s work on her Instagram @l
Kezia is a recent graduate from Plymouth College of Art with a BA in lllustration.
“I created these three pieces of work for my final major project, all centred around positivity. They are all hand embroidered works. I work in many different mediums, but hand embroidery is my primary focus at the moment.”
You can find more of Kezia’s work on her website: kezialovell.wixsite.com/mysite #submissions #embroidery #art #positivity #creative #CreativeCollections #submission