Do or die. Interview and Cover Story with Noomi Rapace
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.
The Closing Chapter. Interview with Bill Skarsgård
We meet Bill Skarsgård in the neighborhood “Little Portugal” in Toronto to talk about his acting and the chapter of his life that is about to come to a close. By Antonia Nessen.
Lykke Li. Interview and Cover Story
“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
As beautiful as the chance meeting. Interview with a Jewelry Artist
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, […]
The Reward System. Cooking with Master Chef Adam Dahlberg
The Reward System By Antonia Nessen For the print edition of our Head Piece issue, we wanted to cook lamb’s brain and teamed up with the master chef Adam Dahlberg. He agreed to meet us in his restaurant kitchen in Stockholm. This was the first time cooking lamb’s brain for Adam Dahlberg. The organ is […]
Unmasking the Masquerade. Fetishism, Art and Fashion
“Every idea is born with a form. I realize the ideas as they come into my head. You never know from where the ideas come from”- Meret Oppenheim. An artist with an intriguing approach to the head, Meret Oppenheim did an x-ray of her skull in 1964, when the art world wasn’t ready for it. The x-ray reflects her conviction that “great art is always male-female”. By Antonia Nessen
Interview with Actress Ruth Vega Fernandez
It’s a sunny spring day in Belleville, Paris. Ruth Vega Fernandez is sitting on her balcony talking to me on Skype. She has just gotten back from a film set in Stockholm. Parallel to that project she’s going to start shooting a French murder mystery for TV next week, with among others Patrick Chesnais and Jane Birkin. She’s going to be commuting back and forward between Sweden and France. By Antonia Nessen.
Sharing Brain Space. Interview with director Ry Russo-Young
Interview with filmmaker Ry Russo-Young. By Antonia Nessen
Interview. Meet writer Philippe Pourhashemi
Fashion journalist Philippe Pourhashemi lives in Brussels and writes for several publications, including Contributor Magazine. Q&A by Antonia Nessen.
Interview with Fashion Designer Sandra Backlund
Fashion designer Sandra Backlund: “working on a collection is like being in a state of trying to solve a math problem or a riddle.” Photography by Magnus Magnusson. Interview by Antonia Nessen.