I wouldn’t say that I collect magazines so much as read them, and keep what I can. I was ten years old when I discovered Teen Magazine, and let’s just say fashion magazines became a ritual.
A love of magazines
Bad news, illustrated
Kevin Simón Mancera is a young illustrator based in Colombia. As part of one of his recent installations, Al mal tiempo mala cara, the artist hand drew one of Colombia’s most prestigious national newspapers, El Tiempo.
The future of newspapers
Max Prisk has been a newspaper journalist for over 40 years in his native Australia. He learned the ropes as a young man working on several regional newspapers until 1971 when he joined The Canberra Times, the daily newspaper of Australia’s capital city.
To have Mousse Magazine as your local daily paper would be the equivalent of growing up in the penthouse suite of the MOMA (because one exists, I swear). Mousse is an Italian publication that puts a lot of weight on high art, with an emphasis on the essays and commentaries of some of the world’s most reputable curators and art critics.
Mind the gutter
We demonstrate how meaning can be lost in the crease
Prints on print
She’s good on paper
Featured artist Alex Sebag hides behind the cover
Meaghan Kennedy is one of but a few in the world who is carving out a niche in piñata couture. Now working full time on her craft, Meaghan makes custom made piñatas for clients from her living room floor in Vancouver. She spoke with Daniel Luna about turning a hobby into a profession and the process behind her papier-mâché creations.
Montréal born Rage 5 explores many mediums with his art, including film, photo and illustration, however his iconic paper posters are perhaps how he is best known across the city. Daniel Luna talks to Rage 5 about the practice of postering paper art on public spaces, the process and ideology behind it and the growing interest in subversive art within commercial realms
Vanda daftari › This issue of SNAP! is dealing in part with the idea of the death of print’ and how printed matter might be threatened by digital technology. We are reflecting in particular on how publications are currently facing a serious shift in consumption; the new ways we share information, and all the changes in text and image media at large. For instance will the iPad really hurt magazines?
You’re getting older
Mathew had drank several beers with his friend Dave and had smoked some of Dave’s cigarettes. Now it was after midnight and he was biking home to be with his girlfriend Alyson. He was biking without his mittens even though the cold bit his hands. He wanted to air the smell of cigarettes from his fingers. For the same reason he was breathing deeply with his mouth wide open, hoping to refresh his breath. Just like anybody else, Alyson didn’t like to smell cigarettes and beer when she was holding her lover. Mathew wasn’t in a hurry so he was biking slow down the middle of a street, and he turned around when a lady from the sidewalk called him, “Oh you, young man! Will you help me please?”