Having previously lived in Osaka, Japan and Berlin, as well as travelling extensively across Eastern Europe, I created Kuriosas as a portal for cherishing, celebrating and archiving strange artifacts and other odd and beautiful things I hoarded on my journeys
Kuriosas now acts as a place for me to nurture obscure, beautiful, puzzling and singular design I come across from the 20th century and indulge in my passion for book covers, illustration, surface pattern, graphics and Eastern European aesthetics. I also interview artists and intriguing individuals, profile any oddball places, museums and exhibitions I visit and in general muse over visual culture past and present.
Hailing from a long line of collectors, book dealers, tinkers and traders, I have always held a fascination for intriguing old items from the past, leading me to work as a vintage curiosities trader at Spitalfields Antique Market and go on to co-found North London Vintage Market . I also previously worked as a vintage trend researcher and travel writer for trend forecaster WGSN and as a Street Photographer capturing people across Europe and Japan for a range of publications such as The Independent, Vogue and Elle.
I now take Street Portraits of striking older people to promote images of ‘Ageing Well’; my pictures have been featured by people such as The Guardian, The Royal College of Art, The Royal Society of Medicine and in the recent book ‘How to Age’.
I create my own artwork working with illustration, photography, collage and installation; some of my creations are housed in ‘Outsider Art’ collection The Museum of Everything.
I’m always open to all kinds of opportunities, suggestions and collaborations – please say hello: firstname.lastname@example.org
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