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Issue One

This zine celebrates the weird and wonderful art from today’s modern society. Featuring artists from all over the globe, with a different range every month. Prepare to be shocked with ‘Issue One’

Julia was born and raised in Miami, Florida. She ďŹ rst picked up the camera when she was 16, but she really wanted to be a marine biologist. Her mother was president of the Greater Miami Shell Club, so she spent a great deal of time in the water. Julia graduated from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2004, and has been photographing ever since. For 8 years now, Julia has been working together with Cody Cloud, who also went to the San Francisco Art Institute.

Nicholas Stevenson is an illustrator who makes pictures that are fun, lively, mysterious and occasionally a bit unsettling. He has made work for, Oh Comely, Anorak Magazine, Big Chill Fe, The Skinny, and Melia's Magazine. When Nicholas isn't illustrating he also makes music.

Josh Keyes' style is reminiscent of the vocabulary found in scientiďŹ c textbook illustrations that often express through a detached viewpoint of the natural world. Arranged into a virtual stage set are references to contemporary events and images from his personal mythology. Josh Keyes' work is a hybrid of eco-surrealism which express a concern for our time and the Earth's future.

Jan Avendano’s project, “The Same but Different” has created some both wonderfully rich and delicately clean patterns by playing around with variations on a theme. The theme, in this case, being a singular grid pattern. By overlaying, re-editing and manipulating the grid, Jan creates depth and texture in an otherwise restrictive layout.

Manuel Archain was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1983. He started his studies when he was 5, sculpture, drawing and painting at his mother’s studio, the artist Silvina Viaggio. At the age of 13 he ads to his drawing studies a comic background, studying with Carlos Pedrazzini. Since 2004 he works as a professional photographer for advertising and cinema.

Julien Pacaud is a french illustrator, currently living in Le Mans, France. Before becoming an illustrator, she was, by turns : an astrophysician, an international snooker player, a hypnotist and an esperanto teacher. In the meantime, she creates images free-lance and is represented in France, by Talkie Walkie agency and in America, by Colagene, illustration clinic

Auckland artist Ruth Thomas-Edmond creates mesmerising work that subtly entices and deceives the eye. She makes beautiful, delicate and somewhat obsessive paintings, drawings and 3D work. Her site is typographically led and in certain sections designed in sympathy with the printed material it accompanies. Ruth completed her MFA at Elam School of Fine Arts in 2005 and has taught at tertiary level since then.

Reuben Wu's serious photography began when he decided to document his personal experiences of touring, making the most of being a musician on the road and visiting some remarkable locations. Since then Reuben has amassed an impressive collection of cameras, he has modiďŹ ed them, spliced them and pushed them to their limits, all in the name of experimentation and discovery. Reuben is interested in shots that matter, where time and the photograph are at stake.

Derek Nobbs was born in 1980. He lives and paints in the PaciďŹ c Northwest. Derek uses heavyweight hot-press paper, 300 lb and uses various common things like coffee, tea, whiskey and tobacco to give it that aged look.


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This zine celebrates the weird and wonderful art from today’s modern society. Featuring artists from all over the globe, with a different ra...

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