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An Interview with Matty Huynh

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‘It is impossible… to explore and discover anything worth a damn without giving yourself permission to scramble and stumble and be ugly.’

Matt Huynh, graphic novelist and artist talks to The 5 to 9 Life about his creative process and the impetus behind ‘MA’, his recent comic book – part family history and part response to the ‘distorted rhetoric’ of the ‘Stop the boats’ political campaign.

Book Launch: Menace

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The talented illustrator that is Chris Yee is releasing a 124-page book showcasing his best work from the past year.

Sharing the same title as his recent solo exhibition, ‘Menace’ sees Yee putting his best foot forward displaying his natural talent.

Along with the release of the book, Yee will also be releasing a limited run of tees and prints in collaboration with apparel label, Low End Theory.

Show up early to avoid disappointment.

The book launch kicks off at Capsule in Central Park tomorrow night from 6pm.

Chris Yee: Menace

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If you dream about living in your own ‘world’ one day, you might be able to relate to the work of Chris Yee and the concept behind his debut solo exhibition: Menace.

Yee’s world is based around 90’s music, ink and misinterpreted Americana.

Interested? Curious? If you answered yes to either of these questions, read on.

Nike Sportswear: Air Max Project

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Nike have teamed up with illustrator and designer Matt Stevens to create a story about the Nike Air Max. The project is called #AIRMAX and goes from the past to the future and tells the evolution of the Nike Air Max in computer-based illustrations, as well as illustrations drawn by hand.

Check out the end end result of #AIRMAX.

Mr. Bingo: Hate Mail

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Currently receiving a lot of attention for his cheeky series, “Hate Mail”, Mr. Bingo is a London-based illustrator who, in return for a small fee, will send you an abusive and offensive illustrated message on the back of a vintage postcard.

His sharp tongue and wicked words have attracted some impressive clients, including The New York Times and comedian Jimmy Carr, as well as a book of the same name published with Penguin.

Not for those who are easily offended.