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‘Rescue Club’

2010 | 20×20 cm | 38 pages | black&white | 3 categories: words, visions, blender | 17 contributors

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Eamonn Bolger is from Dublin but lives in Scotland where he has recently completed the MLitt in Creative Writing at the University of Glasgow. He enjoys writing short stories and running long distances.

Joan Byrne is a street photographer, writes short stories and non-fiction and has also performed her poetry at various venues including London’s Poetry Cafe and The republic Bar in Tasmania. (blog)

Carla Chait lives in Johannesburg, South Africa. Her literary and photographic work is published in local journals as well as online. She is currently working on a larger writing project.

Michael D Conley is a teacher from Manchester. He has been published in literary magazines and e-zines including Sentinel, Cadaverine and Glasgow Review, and recently won the Weasdale Poetry competition. He is inspired by a variety of writers including John Berryman and Kurt Vonnegut.

Alicja Dobrucka was born in 1985 in Poland, and lives and works in London. She completed a BA in Media Culture and Communication at the University of Greenwich, and in 2009 an MA in Fine Art Photography at the London College of Communication. Her work has been shown in the UK, Poland and Czech Republic. Recently she was the recipient of the Deutsche Bank Fine Art Award in Photography. (website)

Rosie Emerson is a London based artist and curator. Her work explores beauty, power and voyeurism interwoven within the subject of the female image. Rosie has exhibited widely in the UK, and internationally. In 2010 Rosie curated an exhibition of eight international artists, as well as 15 galleries for the Hackney WickED Art Festival. (website)

Fine artist, illustrator, installation and graffiti artist I-LIB (I LURK IN BUSHES) translates Victorian fairy tale imagery into poetic visions with surreal and dreamlike atmospheres. His work has been shown extensively in the UK and US. (website)

Jonathan Kelham was born in the East Riding of Yorkshire, 1986. He studied Fine Art at Hull College (2006) and Birmingham Institute of Art & Design, BA & MFA (2006-2010). (website)

Reena Makwana is an illustrator based in London. The majority of her work involves working with the themes of superstition and folklore surrounding the past and modern life, as well as observations on human behaviour. She has produced work for Blanket Magazine, Roast Books London, DrunkenWerewolf zine, Wieden and Kennedy London and exhibited at the Hibbleton Gallery, Fullerton, California.

Steve McPherson is a UK based artist, who has been collecting and using objects found on the shores of the British coast for over 15 years. He works in many disciplines including photography, installation and artist books. His artwork is exhibited both in the UK and abroad. (website)

Ryan Ormonde is a member of the poetic performance collective ‘press free press’. He has a book published with Knives Forks and Spoons (‘y chromosomes’) and a blog documenting his poetic practice. His writing can be found in magazines Streetcake and Freaklung and in a cinema near you.

Rebecca Anne Renner was born and raised in Florida. While she is not perusing her education in English Literature, she volunteers at the humane society and grows herbs. Her poetry has appeared in Pedestal Magazine and Mothering Magazine, among many others. She is the Editor-in-Chief of Barrier Islands Review.

Francesca Ricci lives and works in London. In 2005 she co-founded the independent art magazine Interlude, which published four issues, and is now co-editor of 20×20 magazine. Recent exhibitions and projects include ‘20×20 magazine: collected visions’ (Madame Lillie’s), ‘agency@theAgency’ (The Agency Gallery), ‘Art/Value/Currency’ (The Pigeon Wing). (blog)

Jemma Skidmore was born in Gloucester in 1987. She is a founding member of the London based collective the Ministry of Progress and a conceptual narrative artist. The centrepiece of Jemma’s practice is The Peoples Museum Of 1962, a fictional museum existing from 1962 to 2059. (blog)

Sam Szulc takes inspiration from doing things the ‘low-tech’ way. Folk art, tattoos, hand painted signs and retired power rangers all leave their mark in his paintings and illustration. (website)

Robert West is an artist and writer. He graduated from Loughborough University School of Art & Design with a BA (Honours) in Fine Art Painting. Robert is part of the influential art collective Vanilla Galleries www.vanillagalleries.com. His painting practice concerns with exploring the principles, limits and possibilities of painting. (website)

Scottish artist Grace Wilson lives and works in London, she studied at Central Saint Martins and graduated in 2008. Since then she has exhibited at Sotheby’s and Mint Store London, has been featured as Crafts magazine’s Talent Spot and co-owns the boutique Luna & Curious. (website)