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Journal tagged by Close-up

Fare #9

Fare #9

Our latest Close-up sample comes from the new Kampala issue of Fare, the magazine that introduces the food culture of a different city every issue. It’s from a story about traditional, canteen-style woteli, a subject researched and commissioned from 4,000 miles away in Glasgow.
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OOF #7

OOF #7

As the new football season starts, our Close-up post comes from art and football magazine OOF. Writer Louise Benson and artist Emma Cousin, neither of whom enjoy the sport, reminisce about their late mother and grandad respectively and find themselves being pulled towards the game as they exchange memories.

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Open Spaces #1

Open Spaces #1

This Close-up excerpt is our first from a brand new magazine. Open Spaces launched recently from New York, and covers land art. In our selected piece, writer Diana Irvine drives cross country to visit one of the seminal examples of the form, Robert Smithson’s ‘Spiral Jetty’ in deepest Utah.

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Noble Rot #26
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Noble Rot #26

Our latest excerpt comes from Noble Rot, the mag that uses flourescent inks, vivid illustrations and a generous pouring of iconoclasm to enliven the tired world of wine publishing. A regular feature is a long lunch with a celebrity, in this case two: artist Grayson Perry and his psychotherapist wife Phillipa.
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The Skirt Chronicles #8

The Skirt Chronicles #8

Our regular Close-up excerpt is designed to confound your expectations of the source magazine; in this case, The Skirt Chronicles selected a story by recent graduate Rose Higham-Stainton. A rewritten version of her RCA thesis, it re-examines the Graces from Greek mythology through the work of artist Megan Rooney.
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The Modernist #39

The Modernist #39

This latest Close-up excerpt comes from the always excellent The Modernist. Each issue celebrates a different aspect of modernism, and this issue adopts the theme ‘Killer’ to examine ‘buildings designed for taking the lives of our fellow human beings.’
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