05.04.2009

FROM THE WAY OF WOMEN ARCHIVES: RILLA ALEXANDER

Illustrator / Designer / Artist — Berlin (Germany)
[Originally posted on April 2009]

"Jorinde and Joringel" Grimm Brothers Fairytale Illustration, artwork by Rilla Alexander

Rilla Alexander is born in Australia and now lives in Berlin: she is a member of the famous design and art collective Rinzen. Rinzen is best known for the collaborative approach of its five members and its work covers a wide-range of styles and techniques. The group’s posters and album covers have been exhibited at the Louvre and their large scale artwork installed in Tokyo’s Zero Gate and Copenhagen’s Hotel Fox. They recently designed the inaugural issue of Paul Pope’s Batman for DC Comics and graphics for a bicycle released by Japanese company, Bebike. In the meanwhile, Rilla is currently working on a children’s book which she’s writing and illustrating.
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04.04.2009

FROM THE WAY OF WOMEN ARCHIVES: LINA SCHEYNIUS

Photographer — Paris (France)
[Originally posted on April 2009]

Photo by Lina Scheynius

Young self-taught photographer, Lina Scheynius was born in Trollhattan (Sweden) and now lives in Paris: she has shoot for magazines such as I-D and Dreamawake and produced her own volume. Her charming and poetic photography dedicated to precious moments of daily life is gaining always more attention: let’s learn more!

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02.04.2009

FROM THE WAY OF WOMEN ARCHIVES: ASTRID STAVRO

Graphic designer — Barcelona (Spain)
[Originally posted on April 2009]

Graphic design by Astrid Stavro

Astrid Stavro was born in Trieste, Italy, in 1972. She graduated in Graphic Design from Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, and in Communication Art & Design from The Royal College of Art. After working free-lance for several years, and co-founding and directing the design studio Pavlova, she moved from London to Barcelona where she founded her own multi-disciplinary design studio. She is a multiple award-winner and her work has been published worldwide in numerous books and magazines.

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02.04.2009

FROM THE WAY OF WOMEN ARCHIVES: NAKION

Musician / Performer — Seoul (Korea)
[Originally posted on April 2009]

Nakion

Artist, music maker and performer, South-Korean Nakyoung Sung (aka Nakion) is a creative woman that has exhibited at Venice Biennale and played in several clubs and locations worldwide. She has just finished her double album “Leisurist” with different tracks from the past 4 years. She loves to collaborate with other artists and is part of the Female Pressure collective.

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01.04.2009

FROM THE WAY OF WOMEN ARCHIVES: CAMILLE VIVIER

Photographer — Paris (France)
[Originally posted on April 2009]

Camille Vivier, Horse I, 2002

Camille Vivier was born in 1977 in Paris. Her photos have been published in various magazines and exhibited in galleries and art centres. She has 3 upcoming shows at Hyres (Festival International De Mode Et De Photographie), London (Stuart Shave Modern Art gallery) and Bordeaux (Le CAPC). Get to know more!

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01.04.2009

FROM THE WAY OF WOMEN ARCHIVES: JULIA KENT

Musician — New York (USA)
[Originally posted on April 2009]

Julia Kent was born in Vancouver, Canada, studied cello at Indiana University, Bloomington, and lives in New York. She has joined Antony and the Johnsons, playing on and contributing string arrangements to the group’s records and touring worldwide. In addition to her ongoing participation in Antony and the Johnsons, she has performed and/or recorded with many other artists and ensembles, including the Angels of Light, Ben Weaver, Burnt Sugar and Devendra Banhart. As a solo artist, she has released her amazing debut “Delay”, 2 years ago.

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01.04.2009

FROM THE WAY OF WOMEN ARCHIVES: ASIA ARGENTO

Actress / Director / Deejay / Mother — Rome (Italy)
[Originally posted on April 2009]

Asia Argento

Asia Argento is one of the most famous Italian women in the world right now: she works in films and occasionally in moonlighting discos; she’s a mother and housewife, but she is continuing to work on a war movie and will act on the new, long awaited movie by Alejandro Jodorowsky, called “King Shot” and in the movie “Coin Locker Babie” that her husband Michele Civetta is directing. She has also a radio show called “Life in Asia”, that she records from her apartment: check it out on lifegate.it to discover another side of the multitalented Asia Argento!

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