Chloe Esslemont
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Chloe Esslemont

Writer, Artist, Digital Content CreatorUnited Kingdom
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Chloe Esslemont
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Chloe Esslemont

Writer, Artist, Digital Content CreatorUnited Kingdom
About me
instagram.com/chloellene twitter.com/chloellene
Projects
  • ART UK: Barbara Villiers, Charles II's Mistress and 'Curse of the Nation'
    ART UK: Barbara Villiers, Charles II's Mistress and 'Curse of the Nation'An article for Art UK about the life and portraiture of Barbara Villiers, the mistress of Charles II who scandalised 17th century Britain. https://artuk.org/discover/stories/barbara-villiers-charles-iis-mistress-and-curse-of-the-nation
  • DAZED: How Cult Genderqueer Film Orlando Might Inspire the Met Gala
    DAZED: How Cult Genderqueer Film Orlando Might Inspire the Met GalaArticle for Dazed on the 2020 Met Gala theme's inspiration, Sally Potter's "Orlando".
  • DAZED: A Brief History of Cindy Sherman's Relationship With Fashion
    DAZED: A Brief History of Cindy Sherman's Relationship With FashionFor Dazed, I wrote about the artist Cindy Sherman's relationship with fashion throughout her decades long career. https://www.dazeddigital.com/fashion/article/45967/1/cindy-sherman-fashion-collaborations-inspirations-comme-des-garcons-supreme
  • SNAPCHAT DISCOVER: Content for "Sweet"
    SNAPCHAT DISCOVER: Content for "Sweet"in 2017, TabloidArtHistory provided content for Hearst Media's "Sweet" page on Snapchat Discover. The content was all centred around the idea of the "selfie". We created various comparisons of current celebrities selfies with works from art history, and provided analysis on their similarities.
  • GARAGE MAGAZINE: Dark Veils at Ann Demeulemeester
    GARAGE MAGAZINE: Dark Veils at Ann DemeulemeesterA comparison between the dark veils exhibited in a collection by Ann Demeulemeester, and the work of Scottish artist Anna Katrina Zinkeisen. https://garage.vice.com/en_us/article/9kvqay/ann-demeulemeester-art-veils
  • TabloidArtHistory
    TabloidArtHistoryTabloidArtHistory is a social media platform which ran from 2016-2019. TAH juxtopses the unlikely similarities to be found between art and pop culture. TAH was created on Twitter in 2016 by Chloe Esslemont and Elise Bell, and then extended on to Instagram in January 2018. During TabloidArtHistory's existence, I was the primary content creator across its social media channels. TabloidArtHistory has gathered over 87K cross-platform followers since its inception. TAH has received international p
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  • Tabloid Art History Vol. 2 Cover Illustration
    Tabloid Art History Vol. 2 Cover IllustrationI was asked to create the cover for TAH Vol.2. TAH focus on the similarities found in art history and pop culture, mainly referencing visual similarities through tweets and social media posts. The zine was to be a physical discussion of these topics, in such, I created an illustration mirroring The Last Supper - an all female edition for the all female team behind TAH. Alongside this, I also illustrated two features inside of the zine, again pulling on existing paintings for composition and con
Work history
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    Freelance Writing/Illustration/Art DirectionDazed, Paper Magazine, Polyester Zine, Garage Magazine, Art UK, Hyperallergic
    United KingdomFreelance
    I have written for publications including Garage Magazine, Art UK, Hyperallergic, and Polyester. I have also provided art direction, illustration, and concept creation for Polyester, and provided consultation and quotes for Paper Magazine.
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    Editor, Content CreatorTabloidArtHistory
     - United KingdomFreelance
    TabloidArtHistory is a social media platform which ran from 2016-2019. TAH juxtopses the unlikely similarities to be found between art and pop culture. TAH was created on Twitter in 2016 by Chloe Esslemont and Elise Bell, and then extended on to Instagram in January 2018. During TabloidArtHistory's existence, I was the primary content creator across its social media channels. TabloidArtHistory has gathered over 87K cross-platform followers since its inception. TAH has received international press coverage from publications such as Vogue, Paper Magazine, Dazed, The Guardian, It’s Nice That, Vanity Fair, Nylon, Tatler, W Magazine, i-D, and The Times.
Education
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    Master of Arts in English LiteratureThe University of Edinburgh
     - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    I received a 2:1 MA degree in English Literature, after four years of study at the University of Edinburgh.