Tag: lifestyle

Bringing Back the Barbers: Autocutt

It was the time of James Dean and Rock­a­bil­ly, the 1960s, and you could hear the music waft­ing through the streets. A group of ladies nurs­ing their teas at a street­side cafe chat­ted away, gig­gling like a gag­gle of geese. Sud­den­ly, a man in a black…

Handmade In a Mechanised World: REwinding Cassettes into Art

Flick, flick, flick. A sin­gle tape moves between dozens of oth­er neat­ly laid out tapes, pulled along by a slim hand and an even slim­mer nee­dle. As she pulls a tape through, a soft flick could be heard, cre­at­ing a med­i­ta­tive rhythm. Invol­un­tar­i­ly, it remind­ed me…