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2014 Ambassador Round Up

2014 Ambassador Round Up

As you know Leading Culture Destinations ranks the best institutions around the world, based on the opinions of leaders in the creative community. Each one of them is fascinating, innovative and inspiring, so let us introduce us to a few…

Marcos Lutyens

Marcos Lutyens is a contemporary multimedia artist. Investigating consciousness and social dynamics, Lutyens has worked on large-scale projects that involve the broader surroundings, including data tracking or feedback from pedestrian interactions, pollution and air quality levels, brain wave monitoring, animal communication and other dynamics that are generally invisible to the casual observer, and yet as important to us as the subjective processes of the inner mind. He has exhibited internationally, including at Documenta 13, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Centre Georges Pompidou, and the Royal Academy. Read more…

 

Jaime Perlman

Jaime Perlman is the Creative Director of British Vogue. Hailing from New York she had previously worked at US Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar, before coming to London in 2005. In 2009 she launched an online film and photography platform, TEST, featuring up and coming talents in the fashion industry. She has also served on panels for the Hyeres Festival, BFC’s Fashion Film initiative, and Birds Eye View film festival. Read more…

 

Anabela Chan

Anabela Chan is a London and Paris-based award-winning jewellery designer and artist, who graduated from the world-renowned Royal College of Art in 2013 with 5 prestigious awards. Originally trained as an architect, Anabela worked with Lord Richard Rogers in London, and was a Fashion Print & Embroidery Designer for Alexander McQueen and AllSaints for 7 years before launching her eponymous brand in November 2013. Through an alchemy of natural, precious and man-made materials, Anabela creates unique jewels and treasures that can be handed down through the generations. Read more…

 

Charlotte Rey and Duncan Campbell

Charlotte Rey and Duncan Campbell met in 2007 in Paris while working at Swedish creative collective Acne’s biannual publication Acne Paper, where they have been co-editors since 2010. As an evolution of their work for Acne Paper, they were asked to consult on diverse projects for other clients and took the decision in 2013 to found their own agency, Campbell-Rey. Campbell-Rey is a creative consultancy specialising in visual storytelling and cultural communication for lifestyle and heritage brands. Their work spans the worlds of brand development, design, curation and image making and is united by their sensitive approach and classical, elegant aesthetic. Read more…

 

Dal Chodha

London based fashion writer Dal Chodha is Editor of non-seasonal publication Archivist. He contributes to various international titles including METAL, VOGUE India and Telegraph Magazine, and he has been a guest editor for both Paul Smith Jeans and Kenzo. A consultant to several luxury brands, he also works as a lecturer. In September 2008 he co-founded bi-annual lifestyle publication b Magazine, editing the title until its sixth and final issue in November 2012. Read more…

 

Antoine Bertin

Antoine Bertin is an artist who listens his way around the boundaries between documentary and fiction, the poetic and the political, the living and the artificial. His work consists of audio narratives combining elements of broadcast, walk, sculpture and publication. Weaving technology together with storytelling, he is curious about our relationship with the environment, the ‘unreachable’ and the idea of progress. Born in 1985, trained as a sound engineer at ENS Louis Lumière and graduating with an MA in Sound Art from London College of Communication, Antoine currently works in London, Paris and Brussels. Read more…

 

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