We are super excited to announce our 9th Glug on the 9th November. We have a great line up and are focusing on the ladies for this event with all female artists and speakers!
Crush Creative and Agency Rush are thrilled to be back at The Basement for what looks set to be another fantastic event! There will be some top talks for you as well as live art themed on ‘Gunpowder, treason and plot’. There will also be a complimentary print for everyone on the night, courtesy of screen-printing group Parliament of Feathers who have teamed up with the fabulous illustrator Séverin Millet.
Be sure to get your tickets early as the Basement has restricted capacity. Get tickets here.
Plus bring your pennies as there is no set up for cards.
Right now lets get to it, here is the line up…
Where, When and How Much…
Glug Brighton / Friday 9th November 2012
The Basement, 24 Kensington Street, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 4AJ
Time: 6:30 – 10:30
Tickets: £5.00 www.meetup.com/glugbrighton
Speakers On The Night…
(starting from 7.30pm)
Chrissie Macdonald is an illustrator and maker who creates objects, models and sculptural sets, regularly working with photographer John Short to produce atmospheric images for clients such as the V&A, Orange, New York Times magazine, Creative Review and Wallpaper*. As part of Peepshow Collective she works both individually as well as collaboratively with the other members on installations, animations and exhibitions.
Margot Bowman is an Artist and designer living in London, having recently worked with Rupert Sanderson, Topshop, Alexander McQueen and Costume National. She is the creative director of The Estethetica Review, a publication focused on ethical fashion published biannually in conjunction with the British Fashion Council. Other ongoing projects include the Painted Truths series for Notion Magazine, and AnOther Fashion Cartoon for Another Magazine andeverythingissoamazing.com
Modern Love / Sarah Arnett & Kim Hunt
Modern Love is a beautiful fashion line that is exclusively stocked in Liberty. What sets Modern Love apart is its use of exclusive prints, combining botanical prints and abstract patterns with colours that enhance and radiate. With electric influences from Paris in the 30′s to 70′s New York disco, this talented duo have created a unique label like no other.
‘Gunpowder, Treason and Plot’ is the theme for this live art, we can’t waiting to see the results.
Eleni Kalorkoti is inspired by Russian theatre, American comic books, assorted grumpy girls, sneaky animals and a lot of the other stuff in between. Creating work using a combination of hand drawn, digital and screen-printing techniques, her illustrations playfully mix a strong use of colour and pattern with distinctive compositions and a mischievous sense of character design.
Karolin Schnoor hails from Berlin and now lives in London where she works as a freelance illustrator. Memories of childhood books, eastern European folk art and her love of patterns and screen-printing inform her practice.
Hattie Stewart’s work has been described as ‘some of the wildest art we’ve ever seen’. Her work is brilliantly fun and crazy with absolutely tons going on. Hattie has a pretty impressive clients under her belt including Adidas, Diesel, and Marc by Marc Jacobs.
Brighton based illustrator Georgina has been working with some great clients from Marks & Spencer, The New York Times Magazine, Saatchi & Saatchi, Gatwick Airport, Friends of The Earth to Pan Macmillan. Combining ink and watercolour Georgina illustrates everything across packaging, book jackets and outdoor media.
Suzi Kemp works as a freelance illustrator and designer based in East London. She works initially with pens and paintbrushes, before introducing bright colours digitally. Suzi specialises in wearable patterns and print, editorial illustrations and original ink paintings. She is inspired by unusual typography, patterns in nature and super-bright colour combinations.
From her East London studio, Amy creates a variety of illustrations, sets and bespoke objects from an assortment of materials. Inspired by retro graphics, unusual objects, colour, pattern and much more in between, her work has a playful approach to ideas and an attention to detail throughout. So far it’s caught the eye of clients including The Times, CHI & Partners, Esquire Magazine, Mr Porter and Tatty Devine.
Parliament Of Feathers, a great local screen-printing company are teaming up with the fabulous Séverin Millet who has designed a one off print for Glug. These will be printed live on the night for all you lucky people who make along. Not only do Parliament of Feathers screen-print others work they also hold course and workshops, or become a member and use their facilities.
Séverin Millet is passionate about drawing and has developed his own surreal graphic language. He regularly works with Le Monde who incidentally, were his first ever client. Amongst his many skills, he draws, works with felt, creates painted wooden figures and creates paper art and is always curious to experiment with different media and new techniques.
Unlimited Editions / Pop Up Shop
Unlimited Editions launched in early 2010 by Patrick and Sara Morrissey as an expansion to their design studio set in the heart of Brighton’s North Laine. Their studio shop offers a wide variety of stunning prints and design products from a fantastic collective of over 40 contemporary illustrators, designers and makers available to the public via both their Brighton shop and their online store which can be found at www.unlimitededitions.co.uk.
Ruffmercy / Moving image
In Russ’s own words … RUFFMERCY AKA Russ Murphy is an ol’ has been assed animator with questionable talent who’s trying his hardest to atone for previous design & animation crimes committed throughout his 15yrs in the industry. This consists of mustering up whatever rusty ol’ skills he has left to try and make the work he dreamed of making when he was a 13 year old kid full of dreams. He lives in Bristol with his partner and twin boys.
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