Endings have a reputation for being hard. We typically associate them with ruptures, tears, wrenching of all kinds. The words: “I’m leaving” conjure loss, abandonment and sometimes even panic. When Will Kitson, this magazine’s Managing Editor and also the Manager of our SEYMOUR+ space here in Paris, uttered those fateful words to me last month, I […]
We’re taking a break for the holidays! SEYMOUR+ space will be closed from Dec. 22nd to Jan. 5th. So much has happened this year for us that it’s challenging to distill it down to a short note. Since the SEYMOUR+ space officially opened its doors to the public last January 8th, 2015 we have welcomed hundreds of […]
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 […]
SARA STITES is an American artist originally from New York. She has a BFA from Syracuse University and an MFA from Pratt Institute. The primary focus of Sara’s work is mixed-media drawing – engaging a discourse with conscious and unconscious marking – while also working with collage and paint. Her work has been exhibited extensively throughout […]
Much of how we envision these eschatological end times is informed by sensational popular culture: harrowing images of the apocalypse, fire and brimstone as Jesus rides a flaming Harley Davidson out of the heavens to smite sinners with lightening bolts while raptured friends and family evaporate and leave us behind. This is a load of crap.
‘There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.‘ – Hamlet As the above musing from Shakespeare’s Hamlet suggests, life is rarely black and white or defined objectively. Rather, our subjective perceptions of events and circumstances give them their meaning. Our interpretations of them is ultimately what makes otherwise neutral happenings […]