CONTRIBUTING JOURNALISTS, WRITERS & BLOGGERS TO ART WEDNESDAY & AWE MAGAZINE
Jaha is a documentary filmmaker and storyteller, delving into the lives of people you might not come across on a daily basis. Since Graduating from a MA in Documentary Practice at Royal Holloway, she has been directing and producing short content for online and broadcast. She is one of seven filmmakers that were selected for a BFI and ECF film residency and her films have been screened at IDFA, LSFF and other leading European Festivals.
During a stint as a child actor Adam was inspired to dedicate his life to the preservation of film culture by a chance encounter with Jack Nicholson’s X-rated graffiti in a studio toilet cubicle. Now a freelance Film Archivist, Adam lives in London and contributes to Art Wednesday and DASH Magazine on film-related matters.
In the final year of her BA in English Language and Literature at King’s College London, Adele will soon be heading into Ad-land. When she’s not chasing pavements or rolling in the deep, she can be found foraging for new theatre or writing about music for Art Wednesday.
Jewellery lover (and occasional maker) by day, Amina is a writer and illustrator by night. She’s a lover of all things Francoise Sagan, spinach and original prints from movies and political movements, but is not a fan of public transport or TV.
Despite having graduated in Law from Edinburgh University, Derek decided life would be far more interesting if he hung around at gigs every night and wrote about his favourite records. Thus far, he’s been proved right, and believes there’s nothing that can’t be done with six strings and an amp.
Devon Caranicas is an NY born and LA educated artist, writer and cultural producer. After a year and half living the dream in Berlin, working for artists such as Mathew Barnery/Jonathan Bepler, Antje Matjewski and Hannes Bend, Devon is now London-based where she is currently completing her MA in Contemporary Art Theory at Goldsmiths University and serving as Development Coordinator for Dance Research Studio.
El is a student and chancing music scribe. When she’s not whittering on about music, she studies English at Goldsmiths, whilst trawling her way through endless books. Her favourite word is ‘condiment’ (which she thinks is criminally underrated) and she firmly believes she wouldn’t be able to function without coffee.
After a brief career doing the press for a really obscure Icelandic cult, Elliot decided to write about music. When he’s not at Liverpool University scribbling essays about old people who wrote old books, he stalks Chris de Burgh and reviews indie bands.
Fleur is a freelance Jill-of-all-trades, fitting in pieces for Art Wednesday in between social media management and consultancy, PR, marketing copywriting and creating digital content, as well as writing her own lifestyle blog Diary of a Vintage Girl. She’s written for the Guardian and is a regular contributor to The Chap Magazine, but can usually be found glued to Twitter producing incredible 140 character witticisms (aka terrible jokes and food snaps).
When she’s not writing about new bands for Art Wednesday, Hannah interns with the PR team at Kings College London. She also runs her own blog and works for the breast cancer charity CoppaFeel!
Hannah is a journalist working in the newsroom at the Guardian. By night she roves London sampling the latest in contemporary dance and physical theatre that the capital’s best dance houses have to offer.
Harriet Reuter Hapgood
A freelance sub-editor, Harriet has written for everyone from The Independent to InStyle, where she spent five years on staff. She made her journalism debut at Just Seventeen, has jabbered away on Radio 4 and 5 and is currently working on her first book for teenagers. She hates cheese, but loves burritos.
Jenny makes theatre and writes about the arts. After two years of post-graduate study at Ecole Philippe Gaulier, she founded an international theatre company, Aitherios, writing and performing shows in Iran, Berlin, London, Zurich and Paris. With funding from Arts Council England she also set up a second, more experimental company, Match. She began to review opera and theatre for Art Wednesday in 2012. and she blogs at www.jenny-lee.me.
After growing up in Sweden, Bulgaria and Germany, Jenny moved to Denmark to pursue a degree in International Business. When boredom hit, she moved to London to study Fashion and Lifestyle Journalism at the London College of Fashion. She now divides her time between writing reviews for Art Wednesday and writing features for Danish Elle. She is a sucker for cats, fashion magazines and Italian summers.
Jessica is a Canadian lass with big ambitions. After studying History of Art in Montreal, she moved to London where she tried her hand at the fashion game, worked in interior design – followed by a stint in freelance styling – before finally landing a job in the contemporary art department at Phillips de Pury art auction house. Jessica is currently Assistant Director at Hus Gallery, a contemporary art gallery and private art consultancy.
Jack Howard is a arts and culture journalist, as well as the Founder and Director of the Berlin Film Society, and the Creative Director of Raindance Berlin. Based in Berlin, via way of Manchester, China, and New York, he now divides his time between Germany’s capital and London.
@jackjackhoward / @berlinfilmsoc
Lee Sharrock is global creative PR for Saatchi & Saatchi, who also works for galleries and individual artists. In her spare time she freelances as an arts and culture writer, some-time curator, and is on the committee of the annual Macmillan art auction.
In true Dick Whittington style Lindsey packed her knapsack and her History of Art degree and headed to London. After spending four years swept up in a whirlwind of corporate PR, she moved to Paris. Three years later and she is still exploring the City of Lights, writing about exhibition openings for Art Wednesday and blogging at http://agalleryaweek.wordpress.com/.
Maresa recently graduated from the University of Westminster, where after reading all she could on contemporary art, she began to put her own pen to paper. When she’s scouring London for all things enticingly artistic for Garage and Art Wednesday you’ll find her sat snug behind a corner desk upstairs in the offices of the British Museum dealing with all things administrational.
Plagued with a morbid curiosity for everything and anything (the weirder the better), writer Sara suffers the occasional, self-induced, agoraphobia. Her humour is often south of the border, but don’t blame her, she’s Australian.
London-born Sophie Park graduated with a BA in English Literature from Goldsmiths University. She was a finalist in the BFI screenwriter’s competition and has since specialised in literature and film journalism, working at Swarovski Press office, The Sunday Times Magazine and at The Financial Times HQ as a contributor. She is currently working for The Robbins Office, a literary agency in New York and writing about fashion and art for Art Wednesday.
Tatevik is a London-based writer covering art, architecture and culture. With a background in law and public policy, Tatevik loves to write about cultural policy, public art, urban design and site-specific installations.
Tefkros Iordanis Sophocleous Christou
Tefkros is a London based, Greek-Cypriot and a self-confessed art nut. A student at LCC, Tefkros has spent the last year gaining experience in an artist’s studio, assisting with the setup of an online-shop, at the right hand of Art Director Adriana Iacovou, and working with arts PR company, Pelham Communications.
Tess is a large-scale abstract painter who lives and works in London. When she’s not creating works of art, you’ll find her in a gallery or working in the photographic and media industries at places such as Spring Studios and Heat Magazine.
Obsessed with antiques, cabinets of curiosities and 18th century French furniture, Victoria can be found trawling antique shops and markets for treasures to blog about on her site The Curiosity Cabinet. After studying Decorative Art at the Courtauld Institute of Art, she honed her magpie eye working in the art world – namely Christie’s Auction House. She now works at White Cube gallery.
Zoe grew up riding horses, having drawing parties with friends on her parent’s kitchen table, and dreaming of a writing career. Since moving to London six years ago, she has covered London Fashion Week, interviewed bands and eaten some bad food. Zoe recently joined a basketball league, only to quickly realise that she remembered none of the rules.
Erin was born in bright lights of Vegas, raised in the wilds of Arizona, and educated in Dallas, before moving across the pond to London. Now based back in the States, Erin is an independent curator working on projects throughout the US, UK, and the UAE. Erin is also the editor of ULTRA:EXTRA, a contributing writer to Hyperallergic, and current Masters candidate at Johns Hopkins University. She has also served as a consultant for SXSW on the implementation of art during the festival and was the inaugural art editor for Aslan Media Inc. in Los Angeles.
Jessica Brinton (Sunday Times Style, Harper’s Bazaar)
Felicity Shaw (Another Magazine)
Brook Le Pour Trench (Allure, Harper’s Bazzar)
Alejandro Solis (Pop Magazine)
Margot Bowman (Central Saint Martins)
Alicja McCarthy (FAD Magazine)
Laura Weir (Sunday Times Style)
Kate Foley (Opening Ceremony, Tales of Two Cities)
Coco Mellors (W-Magazine)