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Joanie

Freelance Writer

Location icon United Kingdom

Writing about culture and travel.

Writer-in-residence for Liverpool Independents Biennial 2018.

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05/22/2019
Can Street Art Save The World?

I love Malaga. It has everything you could need and want in a city. It is bursting with culture, has an amazing food scene, sun, sea and is within easy access to a stunning surrounding countryside. But the Soho neighbourhood in Malaga sits uneasily with me.

Artinliverpool.com
05/15/2018
Measuring Your Contemporary Conditions: An Interview with Taus Makhacheva - Artinliverpool.com

Measuring Your Contemporary Conditions: An Interview with Taus Makhacheva Interview by Joanie Magill Ahead of her commission for Liverpool Biennial 2018, Taus Makhacheva talks about the evolution of her practice, her Dagistani period, ASMR and collaborating with Ukrainian artist Alexander Kutovoi. Until recently, Moscow born Makhacheva's work, has focused on Dagestan, her ancestral place of ...

Artinliverpool.com
08/23/2018
Conversations with Independents Biennial artists: Angelo Madonna and Sylvia Battista -...

Conversations with Independents Biennial artists: Angelo Madonna and Sylvia Battista Interview by Joanie Magill, Independents Biennial Writer-in-Residence On 11 August, Sylvia Battista performed Persephone, a spoken word performance art piece inspired by and responding to Jugglers, a kinetic sculptural installation by Angelo Madonna. The performance was devised around the space, rhythm and movement of the ...

Artinliverpool.com
08/23/2018
Conversations with Independents Biennial artists: Faith Bebbington - Artinliverpool.com

Conversations with Independents Biennial artists: Faith Bebbington Interview by Joanie Magill, Independents Biennial Writer-in-Residence "I want my work to be outside on the street." Faith Bebbington's large scale sculptures, made using recycled materials, are exhibited in both private and corporate settings across the UK. Her Super Rat sculpture originally sited on top of a wall ...

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05/22/2019
The Bee Wrangler

"I do feel a bit like Dick Van Dyke in Mary Poppins. There's a whole other world on the roof tops that people are completely unaware of." In the 15 years he's been a professional beekeeper, Luke Dixon has become pretty familiar with London's rooftops.

The Culture-ist
10/07/2019
Rome's Migrant Kitchen

Photo via Gustamundo By : Joanie Magill Brene Brown, in her Ted talk The Power of Vulnerability, said: "Vulnerability is the core of shame and fear and our struggle for worthiness, but it appears that it's also the birthplace of joy, creativity, of belonging, of love."