Thursday, 25 February 2010

52 mini interviews: Helen Entwisle

Name: Helen Entwisle / memo

Location: Leeds, UK

Age: 25




How would you describe your work?

most of what i do is based on things that i collect or things i observe

What are you currently working on?

a new zine, a secret website and a series of new screen prints

Where do you find inspiration for your work?

objects that i've collected and filled my house with provide lots of inspiration, being quiet and looking at things is good too. as is an interesting conversation with as friend. i suppose you could say i can find inspiration in everything around me

3 artists/designers you love and why! :

my all time favourite artists are jim houser, margaret kilgallen and yoshitomo nara. they know a good colour combination when they see one and create really simple and thought-provoking work

3 things that make you smile:

good coffee, dogs, finding amazing things in charity shops/at carboot sales

Do you have any other upcoming exhibitions/shows etc:

i have a zine in an exhibition in san francisco at the moment at anno domini gallery

i'm hoping to organise a group show with friends later in the year too but thats still just an idea in my brain

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