The career of the bard of Salford spans five decades. From cabaret to punk, Nico to Kate Moss, Alex Turner to Paul McCartney, John Cooper Clarke has been there, rhymed that, and even survived 17 years on heroin. As he publishes his debut memoir I Wanna Be Yours, we ask: what makes him The People’s Poet?
These lot know good art. They’ve been predicting the Next Big Thing since 1949, like Damien Hirst, Mark Leckey and even David Hockney. So take a moment and check out this year’s New Contemporaries – they’ll be filling a gallery near you soon.
Inspired by the original football fanzines of the ’80s and ’90s, two lifelong Gooners – Ed Fenwick and Max Giles – decided to set up their own a few years back.
Influenced by his Newcastle roots, hardcore punk and DIY culture, Second Best is the label that doesn’t comply with the traditional notions of the fashion industry.
Relax. Smoke a fag. Put it out. See your friends. See the sights. Feel alright. Stare at the really good prints by emerging New York-via-Tokyo artist, Monika Mogi.
With the help of Jamie Hawkesworth, JW Anderson, Ashley Williams, Ronan McKenzie (and loads more), online marketplace Beirut Re-Store hopes to raise money following the city’s devastating explosion earlier this year.
The 36-year-old started designing jewellery on a whim. Now, she’s on the lookout for an environmental organisation to supply her with sea pollutants for her designs.
With a solo exhibition now showing at JD Malat Gallery, Cumberland’s work is at times an uneasy glimpse into the fucked up world we live in – Trump and all.
The Spanish designer showed his first collection at London Fashion Week earlier this year – to rave reviews. Meet the man behind the sexy leathers and mythical horns as seen in Ashnikko’s latest music video, and up and down your Instagram feed.