- Meet Yana Peel, the Audacious Canadian Who's Transforming London's Famed Serpentine GalleriesYana Peel has always seen opportunity in improbable pairings. In London in the early aughts, she was working as a trader at Goldman Sachs when she joined the Serpentine Galleries’ fundraising council. It increasingly frustrated her that the artists she knew never seemed to spend time with patrons or collectors, except at openings. “I saw that there was a gap between the people with the resources and the people who were translating the most important questions and ideas of the day into visual art
- Hitting it out of the park — the new Serpentine queenYana Peel has taken over the London gallery. She wants to stretch its reach and make its famous summer party even bigger and better. She has brains. She has beauty. She has a bulging address book. What more could a director of the Serpentine Gallery in London bring? Yana Peel, who is completing her first year in that prestigious post, clasps her hands and looks in concentration over the immaculately manicured tips of her fingers. Her big brown eyes are sparkling. It’s all but impossible not to feel charmed. Charisma is the asset that her colleagues frequently mention. “Curiosity,” says Peel, breaking into a bright smile. Read full article here.
- Serpentine Pavilion 2018 designed by Frida EscobedoArchitect Frida Escobedo, celebrated for dynamic projects that reactivate urban space, has been commissioned to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2018. Harnessing a subtle interplay of light, water and geometry, her atmospheric courtyard-based design draws on both the domestic architecture of Mexico and British materials and history, specifically the Prime Meridian line at London’s Royal Observatory in Greenwich. Read more here.
Projects credited in
- Issue #11Issue #11 launches with an obscene amount of good stuff for you to feast your eyes on. In our interview section you’ll meet…food designer Laila Gohar, legendary musician Calypso Rose, CEO of the Serpentine Galleries Yana Peel, music executive Grace Ladoja, former convicted anarchist Yukiko Ekida.19
- This International Women’s Day, meet the 200 Women Redefining the Creative Industry in 2018Discover our 2020 list here This International Women's Day, we asked influential icons to nominate 10 trailblazing women who they believe are redefining the creator landscape. The result? A unique and incredible list of 200 trailblazing women breaking barriers and inspiring change! Only 36% of jobs in the creative sector are currently filled by women. At the top of the tree there’s an even bigger problem - women make up only 11% of Creative Directors. In an attempt to change this, our month-lo165