A series of interviews with those whom I consider to be true ‘influencers,’ whose ideas and work have a heck of a lot of value. They’re tapping into something that resonates with many and, in the process, they are shaping our cultures, industries and places.
These interviews have been conducted specifically for this series.
2020#2. Catherine Opie, celebrated documentary and fine-art photographer, discusses the role of ‘bearing witness’ in democracy, the power of nostalgia, the tendency to burn down what we love, and, of course, the image: now that we’re all photographers, are they more or less powerful?
#1. Emanuele Farneti, editor-in-chief of Vogue Italia and L’Uomo Vogue, discusses the unshackling of fashion from ‘seasons,’ the freedom he finds in prioritising concept over celebrity on his covers, and routes into big issues for an industry many turn to for escapism.