We spoke to Sophie Rochester, founder of the craft platform Yodomo, to hear about the positive impact of participating in making activities and why she thinks there is a growing trend of MIY (Make it Yourself).
Pencil aims to provide creative artists with a platform to illustrate how they are embracing change.
In addition to articles, we will be sharing behind the scenes footage and documentaries from creative artists including musicians, dancers, writers and photographers. We will be finding out how they are responding to the current challenges.
Photojournalist Anastasia Taylor-Lind reports on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in the midst of a pandemic
We talk to Anastasia Taylor-Lind about her experience reporting on the war in Nagorno-Karabakh and her deeply sensitive approach to photographing conflict.
Japanese ceramicist, Yukiko tells us about her experience at Goldsmiths College with the pioneer of the conceptual art movement Michael Craig-Martin, working as a designer for Paul Smith and how her Japanese heritage in the sake industry inspired her to make ceramics.
Pencil spoke to Tanmay Saxena, founder of the leading unisex fashion label, LaneFortyfive to hear about his latest collection Come Again and his new venture into hat designs.
Artist Emily Ponsonby talks about the creative process behind her new swimming series.