Amrita Riat

Saying goodbye to job security to find a more affordable life
Culture

Saying goodbye to job security to find a more affordable life

Generation Why Not — After studying fashion at university, Tim Whitehouse turned his back on a creative career for the security of teaching. But something wasn’t right. He quit his job to set up The Hub, a live/work warehouse space that enables emerging creatives – like younger brother Joshua Whitehouse (vocals More Like Trees, lead actor Northern Soul) – to survive in unaffordable London.

Written by: Amrita Riat

Why is artist Jon Burgerman culture jamming movie billboards in Brooklyn?
Art

Why is artist Jon Burgerman culture jamming movie billboards in Brooklyn?

The king of funny faces — Huck catches up with British-born Jon Burgerman in his Brooklyn apartment to find out why he's hell-bent on rescuing art from its own self-serious vortex.

Written by: Amrita Riat

HandpaintedType is reinvigorating Delhi’s sign-painters with a new life online
Art

HandpaintedType is reinvigorating Delhi’s sign-painters with a new life online

Virtual home of ancient art — Will the internet save this dying skill?

Written by: Amrita Riat

Juliette Ashby Playlist
Magazine

Juliette Ashby Playlist

Influences and Inspirations — London’s new soul sister is bringing back the blues.

Written by: Amrita Riat

Boogie Playlist
Magazine

Boogie Playlist

Fly-Off-The-Wall — New York resident Boogie is the grittiest street photographer to come out of Serbia. He's normally on the road with just his gut, perception and camera - but on his first trip to London he had Huck on his tail.

Written by: Amrita Riat

Ghost Signs
Q&As

Ghost Signs

Sam Roberts — Sam Roberts chronicles our artisanal DNA and commercial ancestry by scouring brick and mortar for ghost signs, everywhere from his hometown of Stoke Newington in London to Australia, Vietnam and Bangladesh.

Written by: Amrita Riat

Alex Atack
My Life in Analogue

Alex Atack

My Life in Analogue — Alex Atack looks at life through a different lens, stripping back the manmade glitz of Dubai to reveal his adopted hometown’s grittier, true colours.

Written by: Amrita Riat

C215 Playlist
Magazine

C215 Playlist

Street Art In Action — Parisian stencil artist, Christian Guémy aka C215, self-reflects on his inner demons and shares his outside influences. Here are three raw edits of him and his peer exemplars at work, on road.

Written by: Amrita Riat

City Gardens Playlist
Magazine

City Gardens Playlist

Punk/Rock Curated — A book about a momentous New Jersey nightclub, 'No Slam Dancing: City Gardens' gives some the best memories of living music legends a worthy forever after. Here is some footage of the prime contributors off the page and on the stage, doing their thing.

Written by: Amrita Riat

C215
Art

C215

Back to Black — Back to Black brought Christian Guémy's (aka C215) street portraits off the urban canvas and into the red brick interior of East London’s StolenSpace.

Written by: Amrita Riat

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