VIKTOR SAFONKIN is a Russian Surrealist artist whose work has been exhibited in numerous galleries around the world as well as other prestigious venues such as the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium. His painting Inhuman Rearing has also been used as an album cover by Killing Joke. In this candid interview he talks to us about how he channels images from his subconscious, and more. […]
‘We have decided to pursue enthusiastically the possibilities of pure creativity. We believe that by merging human qualities and material properties, we can concretely comprehend abstract space.’ – Jiro Yoshihara Like many artistic movements of the 20th Century, Gutai art is all about experimentation; it has no rules and welcomes all pursuits and mediums […]
WILL KITSON is Managing Editor of Seymour Magazine. Will holds a Masters in English Literature from King’s College London, prior to which he earned a BA in Creative Writing (with Honours) from the University of Greenwich. Previous to his post at Seymour Magazine, Will has worked as a Reviewer, Copy Editor and Editorial Assistant/Arts Administrator at A Younger Theatre, Blake […]
Preserving, passing down and perfecting the deep literacy which the maintenance of civilization requires, and of training one’s mind to the all-important subtleties of human behavior and human potential–and of the discipline and patience required to see these things through—doesn’t make any money.
Last Saturday at the SEYMOUR+ space in Paris, we welcomed Estonian author Mehis Heinsaar. The FICEP – The Forum of Foreign Cultural Institutes in Paris – invited Seymour Projects to participate in their great annual event Nuit de la Littérature After being held in Saint Germain in 2013 and the Marais last year, this year’s event took place in our […]
It may be a bit of a cliché to call the city a concrete jungle, but there’s more truth in it than you’d think. Of course, you’re unlikely to find any tigers or chimpanzees roaming around, but there is a good chance that there’s a world of largely unexplored territory sitting right on your doorstep. […]