Peter Kennard - hypocritedesign
As a young artist he was a painter, much influenced by the “intense and merciless” etchings of Goya. Dissatisfied with painting’s lack of immediacy, he took up photomontage for its ability to show the “unrevealed truth” behind the image. His two major subjects quickly emerged: armaments and poverty. This was the early eighties with 3 Continue Reading
Barbara Kruger’s work explores social and political issues through punchy slogans and bold combinations of text and images. What is Kruger interested in when she presents this image juxtaposed with...
11 Powerful Feminist Messages, Written On The Bodies Fighting For Them
A powerful project by photographer Liora K gorgeously captures the issues individual women care about most. (Some images below may be consider...
yuyi john is the willy wonka of the art world
She makes jewellery out of Pot Noodles, iPhone chargers out of shoelaces and likes transferring images on to meat.
Underwater Suicide is a project where we wanted to deal with some of the issues related to suicide and to raise awareness of the growing problem, especially among teens.
Protesting Racism And Hate With Political Art
In-House Creative Teams: How to Get More Output in Half the Time Following the horrific events precipitated by white nationalists, neo-Nazis and Ku Klux Klan members on Saturday in Charlottesville, VA, where 32-year-old Heather Heyer was murdered, President Trump shockingly came out in favor of the alt-right. The response by our community was swift. Some illustrators and designers created work anew, others re-purposed existing political art, illustrations and posters, and these began…
Best of 2012: Photography
In this fourth post in our “Best of 2012” series we’re presenting 40+ of the best photographs published here on From up North last year. If you would like to send us suggestions for these galleries…