Dec
13

Spatialising Illustration Symposium

SPATIALISING ILLUSTRATION a two day symposium Swansea Metropolitan University/VaroomLab 24-25th January 2013 at Swansea Metropolitan University How do we encounter space through illustration? Spatialising Illustration roams beyond illustration as a discipline and explores it as a medium inherent in many artistic activities; a medium that evokes ideas and narrative, and one that offers subtle messages about the spaces and [...]

Dec
12

Labnotes: Illustrating “Home”

Jonathan Ward reveals the thinking behind his Home project to Varoom. Fifty images from different illustrators on separate cards, creating an artist book on this ‘universal theme’. Home as Muse? What made you choose ‘Home’ as the theme for this project? I am fascinated by childhood memories and their resonances in my own work, which [...]

Dec
12

Varoom 19

Varoom 19 – the illustration report Illustration, Culture, Society Autumn 2012 Cover illustration created for Varoom by Radio. Purchase here Varoom 19 stretches the idea of Taste as visual sensation like a ball of strudel dough. The menu includes New Wave Food Mags, Literary and Aesthetic Taste, John Pasche’s Lips for The Rolling Stones, and the [...]