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Found Polaroids share with us previously unseen, unpublished images from their extensive archive.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 […]

Dilara Findikoglu – SS16

Fashion / Interview

Photography: Eamon Freel Styling:  Patricia Villirillo Text: Niall Underwood The fashion world can offer you many different types of ‘friend’. There’s the ‘friend’ you run into twice a year at parties who never fails to insist that the two of you meet for drinks soon. There is the ‘friend’ you worked with once, three or four […]

Maxwell Clements

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Photography: Maxwell Clements Text: Anna Sanders Tufts of hair sprout through pink fabric; baby blue war paint sits slicked across cheek bones; ivy and petals adorn clothes and cover eyes. Maxwell Clement’s photographed world is a playful, colourful one; stripped back and desaturated, but no less compelling for it. The simplicity of his props and the […]

You Will End By Destroying The Earth

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In a month of unseasonable heat, when world leaders met to discuss an uncertain future and hurricanes hit the British coast, we spoke with art collective désolé about their confronting and emotive inaugural exhibition. “Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall. He will end by destroying the Earth’’ – Albert Schweitzer Photography: […]

Cheap Monday Pre-SS16

Fashion / Interview

“Bold, Dark, Hypnotic” Carl Malmgren on the story of denim, the literature written into his collections, and the psychedelic, ripped up aesthetic of Cheap Monday pre-S/S16 Photography: Caoimhe Hahn Words: Anna Sanders How do you feel your denim collections have developed since your early days with the brand? I think that we have come a […]

Matty Bovan

Fashion / Interview

Photography: Matty Bovan Words: Zoe Whitfield “It’s more conservative and slightly old-fashioned,” says Matty Bovan about Paris, his recently adopted home, in comparison to his old one of London (he’s actually from York). “But it has a good energy and I’m lucky to have friends here.” In February, Bovan’s MA collection – a multicoloured affair of […]

Peekskill

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The many faces of Peeskill; Nina Mouritzen documents the inhabitants of a small New York town along the Hudson River. Photography: Nina Mouritzen Text: Rachel Speed   What attracted you to Peekskill? I have no ties to Peekskill but the opportunity presented itself when I was approached to submit a proposal for a bi-annual public art […]

Poor Man’s Suit

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Text: Anna Sanders In response to fast fashion exhaustion, and to what he saw as a missing wardrobe staple, stylist Bonne Reijn designed an every-day, every-wear suit, a universal uniform to transcend gender, age and occasion. In 2014 Bonne Suits was born, in a limited run of black and white basics, with a nod to […]

Sophie Green

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Photography: Sophie Green Text: Bridie Riley You were quoted as saying you were interested in getting your work involved in magazines ‘particularly those that still believe in the power of the picture’. In an over saturated image economy how do you feel images retain their value? I am a very purist photographer in my approach, I […]

JH Zane

Fashion / Interview

Known for his androgynous tailoring JH Zane continues to excite with his latest collection. Phoebe Colley talks to the designer about feminism, social media, and the upcoming season. Words:  Phoebe Colley All clothing: JH Zane AW15 What have been the most inspirational images/items on your mood board for A/W15? It has to be Danish Architect […]

Peir Wu

Fashion / Interview

Words:  Zoe Whitfield All clothing: Peir Wu “I worked for the Raf Simons’ team at an interesting time in the brand’s evolution,” Peir Wu tells me via email. “Raf was evolving the brand’s aesthetic – this time period lead him to establish the hyper-futuristic vibe people now know him for – and it was an […]

The Bridge Co – Katie Jane Rose

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Kyanisha Morgan speaks to Katie Jane Rose, founder of The Bridge Co about her background and what advice she has for the design hopefuls of the future. Can you talk a little bit more about your background and how that has lead you to where you are now? I’ve done quite a few things that […]