Londoner's Compass

Making Art from the City: The Ideas of Emerging Artist Gala Bell

Making Art from the City: The Ideas of Emerging Artist Gala Bell

London has a rich heritage, the biggest world brands, and because it’s been wealthier and socially more secure, artworks aren’t really put together in the same way, there is a different energy, different concerns. Concern for entertainment and glamour. Berlin feels unprocessed, from the street, it has a different openness about it but it challenges you, it’s confrontational and it’s not polite.

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"Lines for their energy. Layers for the depth." Focus Catches up with French Printmaker Alexandra Sivov

"Lines for their energy. Layers for the depth." Focus Catches up with French Printmaker Alexandra Sivov

London is vibrant, everything is moving fast and art is everywhere from the train station to the shop windows. When you see that, anything can become a great, you want to be part of it and it's very inspiring. I am a little hyperactive when it comes to creating and printing allows me to never get bored and gives me the tools to realise my projects. The techniques are so varied that it would probably take me two lives before I can be done with all. 

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