Painting has allowed Adébayo Bolaji to rediscover parts of himself he had forgotten. Adé reveals how he went from child actor, to city lawyer until finally becoming the artist he is today.
Lovenskate founder Stu Smith’s addiction to screen printing snowballed from a hobby in his shed to a fully decked-out studio in Hackney. Their boards are now sold around the world, but for Stu, it’s hanging out with his mates that means the most.
Fashion designer Edie Ashley’s fascinated by found materials and rescued fabric, and lockdown hasn’t slowed her down; she’s bursting with ideas and longing to be bored.
We’ve taken our hyper-connected, fast-paced global society for granted, but life as we know it is changing. We’re going back in time to see what it’s like to detach yourself from modernity. In this series, we meet people who are doing things their own way and forging alternative lifestyles, off-grid and close to the land.