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A couple of generations ago, the Renck family owned leather and textile factories before a series of fires put a stop to the business. Brand-Fyr picks up where this tradition left off: from an idea for a bag an exclusive accessory brand has emerged.
“I started testing the model on my sewing machine at home and wanted to make a couple of bags for some buddies. A bag for everything you need when you leave your front door or go traveling. Computer, wallet, a case for your glasses, your mobile – you always have something to carry around,” says Martin Renck, who has founded Brand-Fyr together with his brother Johan. Interview by Antonia Nessen and portrait by Magnus Magnusson.
Innovatively promoting the interaction between artists and audience, Stefanie Hessler is a dedicated curator involved in several interesting projects and the founder of the progressive art space Andquestionmark in Stockholm. We met with her to talk about the curating process, multisensory experiences, and the negotiation between “real” and virtual worlds. Interview by Antonia Nessen.
INTERVIEW Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin are giants of contemporary fashion photography. Now showing at Fotografiska in Stockholm, The Pretty Much Everything exhibition tells the story of the duo’s thirty-year career.
In the tenth issue of Contributor Magazine we explore the theme of death (included in the magazine are six posters to put on the wall) through the art and photography of contributors Camilla Akrans, Noomi Rapace, Bill Skarsgard and many more.
Read the interview for our anniversary issue with one of the actresses getting the most interesting parts in international movies right now. To no one’s surprise, as she’s become known for her hard work developing her characters. If the background story isn’t comprehensive enough, she’ll develop or create her own stories. The women she portrays can be fragile, broken and scarred, but when Noomi embodies them they are never reduced to victims. Photography by Camilla Akrans, fashion by editor-in-chief Robert Rydberg and interview by Antonia Nessen.
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“I feel unreliably free,’’ says Lykke Li, one of the most talked-about and critically admired musicians of her generation. “It’s been a rough couple of years and the album was so hard-core to make as well, so I feel unbelievably thankful that it’s done and that I’m still alive. I’m in love with life again.” Photography by Magnus Magnusson. Fashion by Robert Rydberg
Who is your boss? We decided that the ultimate way to explore the theme ”boss” is through posters. Exploring the space around us with the help of icons, idols, portraits of heroes and world leaders is a tradition as old as civilization. Click to read the article by Antonia Nessen
One of the reasons why award-winning jewelry artist Märta Mattsson started working with dead organic material was because insects scared her. By confronting the uncon- scious, her creative process works as a kind of cognitive behavioral therapy that allows her to explore the polarity between the ugly and the beautiful, the repulsive and the appealing, […]