Hello, Fig in ‘The New Portrait’

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i recently had some collages appear in a zine to accompany a new show in Brooklyn NY, called ‘The New Portrait’

my collages were the one above + this one, this one and this one. there is also a funny / cool portrait of me by A.E Kieren :D

thanks to Mathea Millman for liking my sh*t hehe

you can buy the zine here if you like, it has some truly amazing things inside it

BYEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!

‘Edibles’ Launch in West London

Vintage Macro 49 - Copy

HELLOOOOOOO!!!

i am in London Town this coming Saturday (Sept 6th) eating large, celebratory mouthfuls of lemon meringue pie + reading POEMS to launch my pamphlet EDIBLES

if you either live in London or fancy a pan-continental trek to say ‘HI!’ the launch is at The Rugby Tavern, from 7pm GMT

there will be artisanal cocktails (not really) / nibbles (quite possibly) / actual human beings (me + at least one other)

COME!!!

hello fig on twitter

the opposite of glamping

hi i am on twitter now

my ‘handle’ is @likefigs because ‘hellofig’ was already taken hehe

please follow, if you like!

i’ll probably be posting weird little ‘poems’ / new collages / stuff about animals

happy monday / tuesday / wednesday / thursday etc etc etc :D :D :D

SPECIAL OFFER!!!

future travel

hello, people!

for [an ongoing period of time] i will be offering my followers a ‘special deal’

for a mere 25 pounds you will receive ~

1. one signed high quality print (on ‘Somerset Enhanced Velvet’ paper) of any of the collages on Hello, Fig
2. one signed copy of my poetry pamphlet, Edibles (33 pages)
3. one ‘mystery gift’ – this could be a page from my journal, an ink drawing, or another mystery item of questionable worth ;-)

postage and packaging is FREE to anywhere in the world

if ur interested, please either comment on this post or email me at stainton9@gmail.com

feel free to browse the site and pick whichever collage you like!

love to y’all, truly, Ben :D