MNEK

Music / Interview

Words: Rachel Speed Photography: Max Barnett Styling: Patricia Villirillo “I’m not planning on a Plan B. Plan A has to fucking work.” I meet Uzoechi Emenike, better known by his stage name MNEK, at his studio in Shoreditch to talk about his debut album and his blossoming career – at the age of twenty-one, Madonna, […]

Homeward Bound

Art / Interview

Photography: James Wrigley Text: Anna Sanders Time stands still in Wrigley’s ode to Widnes: a town that is, was, and will go on to be. The way a stream cuts into the earth around obstructions, the unmoving town both welcomes change, and stands in testament against it. Quiet images attest to a slower way of […]

Rumours

Music / Interview

Meet Rumours, and London based trio ahead of their EP launch at the Ace Hotel’s Miranda

Daniel Ali

Art / Interview

Photography: Daniel Ali Words: Bridie Riley BR: You have described your methodology of working as preferring to “get a sense of a place and its people in a relatively short period of time then shoot and leave”. What are the advantages of working like this and do you ever work on more extended projects where […]

Aalto University Graduate Show

Fashion / Interview

Text: Niall Underwood Images: Paolo Zerbini The final week of May saw international fashion giants such as LVHM, Vogue, and i-D amongst others, look to Finland for the next generation of fashion designers. The largest of its kind in any Nordic country, the Aalto University Graduate show has helped to put Helsinki on the fashion […]

Sian Davey

Art / Interview

Photography: Sian Davey Text: Bridie Riley PYLOT speaks to Sian about her work and her ongoing project,  Martha. BR: What first attracted you to photography as a tool for creativity and communication? You engaged with photography very late on after your training as a painter – why did you choose photography over painting? Well I […]

The nostalgic narrative of Kyler Zeleny’s Found Polaroids

Art / Interview

Found Polaroids share with us previously unseen, unpublished images from their extensive archive. Text: Anna Sanders “We were fixated on knowing the true stories, and then slowly it dawned on us that the importance of stories is not always in their actual truth” Originally a personal collection born from a curiosity for the vernacular, Kyler Zeleny, […]

Abigail Jones: Ten Years of Fucking Mayhem

Art / Interview

Photography: Abigail Jones Text: Phoebe Colley “I’ve never had faith in my ability to draw really clean things. It’s always been, ‘Well that looks shit so I’ll just layer stuff on the top or write something funny about ISIS’” Disarming from the get go, Ten Years of Fucking Mayhem does not in fact span ten years. […]

Brian Griffin

Art / Interview

Photography: Brian Griffin Text: Henry Gorse An icon of British portrait photography, Brian Griffin has photographed some of the most influential personalities of the last forty years from Margaret Thatcher to Iggy Pop, Damien Hirst to Vivienne Westwood. With an exclusive new shoot in PYLOT’s fourth issue, Henry Gorse interviewed ‘The Griff’ to see what makes […]