Tonight it felt great to attend the long-awaited book launch of Reportage Illustration by Gary Embury and Mario Minichiello.
Since getting my hands on a copy I feel privileged to have my work shared alongside such talented reportage artists. During the launch I was particularly engaged in the panel discussion. How would the rapidly evolving digital age impact the future of commissioning reportage illustrators?
Post book launch, we attended a Private View of Panelist Lucinda Rodgers. Her Show: On Gentrification. explores the relationship between old and new, focussing on East London’s 200-year-old Ridley Road Market and a new block of luxury flats soon to be unveiled. It was interesting to discuss with her the magnitude of change in East London and how the drawings acted as a form of protest to the