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Fine Artist - Emel Karakozak

Conceptual Photographer

Ashley G Garner


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contents page 6 Army of Me

page 48 illimitable

page 14 rude idols

page 56 budding

page 22 Les Mysteres

page 62 salve noctus

page 30 Blood orange

page 68 parthenogenesis

page 38 surrealistic creations

E D ITOR AN D C REATI V E D IRE C TOR C OP Y E D ITOR

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on the front cover Sculptors - ShirrStone Shelter Title - Lepidoptera Humanica “Nectaris� Porcelain Ball-Jointed Medium - China Paint, Vinyl, Latex, Leather, Wool, Sterling Silver, Genuine Pearl, Glass Beads, Alpaca Mohair Wig Height - 35 cm

on the back cover Fine Artist - Emel Karakozak

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a note from the editor

“mutation� spawns thoughts of both the grotesque and the fascinating. it can be something intricate, uncommon, and often in a continual state of fluctuation. In this issue, we look at mutation not only as an oddity, but also as the evolution of a beautiful anomaly.

Malorie Shmyr, creative director

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Left page blouse by Gucci skirt by Comme Des Garcons pants by Acne Studios

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Left page blouse by Gucci skirt by Comme Des Garcons pants by Acne Studios

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Right page bralette by Gogo Graham cardigan by Gogo Graham skirt by Valentino black patent leather boots by Stuart Weitzman opalus magazine

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left/Right page collar by Louiza Babouryan blouse by GoodbyeFolk dress by Maison Martin Margiela Faux fur coat is vintage opalus magazine

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left page Jacket by Roxanne Nikki Pants by Frank and Oak Shoes by Topman right page (left) Shirt by Noctex right page (right) Top by Christian Lacroix Pants by Ann Demeulemeester

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left page Top by Zara Pants by Frank + Oak right page (left) Shoes by topman right page (right) Sweater by Maude Nibelungen, Cortex Belt & Head Piece by Wild Horn Pants by Consign Rewind Fur Stole by Turrath

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left page Necklace by Wild Horn, Cortex Pants by Roxanne Nikki

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Title - Airy Oracle Spring Lady “LADA� porcelain squid doll Medium - china paint, wool, silk, sterling silver, genuine prehnite & garnet stones, swarovski crystals, glass beads Height - 22 cm 2016

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Title - Cthulhu’s bride “LEPORE” porcelain ball-jointed Medium - china paint, wool, latex, sterling silver, leather Height - 29 cm 2014

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Title - Thunder Cloud “NUBE� porcelain ball-jointed Medium - wool, sterling silver, swarovski crystals, glass beads Height - 17 cm 2017

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Title - Siren Blue Blood Creamy “BASILISSA� porcelain ball-jointed cuttlefish Medium - china paint, wool, sterling silver, pearl, swarovski crystals, glass beads Height - 31 cm 2015

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Title - Ecstasy Heavenly “SERPENTA� porcelain ball-jointed Medium - china paint, gold lustre, latex, wool, sterling silver, pearl, zircon, swarovski crystals Height - 28 cm 2014


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Title - Goddess Indian Ocean “MOHINY� porcelain ball-jointed Medium - china paint, wool, sterling silver, pearls, swarovski crystals, cubic zirconia, glass beads Height - 22 cm

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Title - Rider - Nova Venus “FRAGILIA� porcelain ball-jointed Medium - china paint, angora mohair wig, sterling silver, genuine blue topaz, leather Height - 29 cm 2014

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Sveta Yaroshuk Ekaterina Osipova Alla Cvirko Caroline Tsaiko


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Right page pearl & silver fish bracelet by Clio blue Paris Crystal Trap bracelet by simons pink & blue beaded elastics by simons Satin gloves by simons ludwig triangle ring by anne thomas pink pom crystal ring & Green pom crystal by anne thomas scorpion cufflinks & ant oval cufflinks by robert tateossian


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left page scorpion cufflinks by robert tateossian

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right page floral bag by loeffler randall gold bangle by simons satin scrunchies by simons opalus magazine

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left page strada bracelet by gas bijoux

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right page caramel king bow tie by mani del sud multi-ring cuff bracelet by simons crystal trap bracelet & pink beaded elastics by simons opalus magazine

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left page Circle Assembly necklace by Anne Thomas pink pom crystal ring, green pom crystal ring & Ludwig Triangle ring by anne thomas Strada bracelet & Zanzibar cuff bracelet by Gas Bijoux 74

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right page pink pom crystal ring, green pom crystal ring & Ludwig Triangle ring by anne thomas scorpion cufflinks & ant oval cufflinks by robert tateossian opalus magazine

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