Kane Hulse

The minimalist shots of Napoli and Havana courtesy of Kane Hulse, concentrate on the architectural shapes and pastel colors that shape the two crumbling but vibrant cities. Like Eggleston, he finds interest and beauty in the apparently mundane and has the uncanny ability to make you see the familiar through new eyes.Like Richard Misrach he …

Zambians Rock

Amanaz is a name that you may not have come across before. Well imagine if you will Black Sabbath but played with the nimble dexterity and great rhythmic sense that you associate with the African subcontinent. You have imagined the world of Amanaz, a group that was a central part of the hitherto unknown to …

Monsieur Jean

Oh to be a carefree bachelor in Paris. The women, the Gauloises and the charm of every arondissement you have the good fortune to stroll through. Monsieur Jean is perhaps the most famous cartoon version of such a beast. A writer beset by a fearsome landlady and a group of deeply troubled friends who manages …

Building Stories

Just when you thought there was no life left in the graphic novel genre along comes Chris Ware and his ‘Building Stories’. It’s a couple of years old now but only now have I found the time to dig into it. It’s an impressive multi-layered story told through a series of books and magazines strips …