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Koby Martin’s arresting canvases are saturated with emotion. He paints his life experiences, confronting difficult subject matter head on, including leaving Ghana as a teenager and the death of his father.
Ruff Mercy (“the slurred, drunken interpretation” of Russ Murphy) has worked with Thom Yorke, Freddie Gibbs and more, creating and revamping their music videos with a stimulating buzz. The Radiohead frontman even labelled him ‘a genius’ – ruff-ly. Delve into the making of his lively works with whynow’s first episode of ‘Behind The Lens’.
Tracey Emin needs no introduction. After leaving school with no qualifications at thirteen, Emin went on to become one of the leading figures of Britart. Here she discusses her growth through the 80s and her adoration for art.
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