Hello, Fig in The Newer York

5 of my collages have recently appeared here, here, here, here and here, in LA-based online / print experimental Lit-Mag The Newer York

apart from a couple of macros on steve roggenbuck’s live my lief blog, and a handful of lovely reblogs from my wordpress pals, this is the first time my visual work has appeared anywhere other than here

The Newer York was recently named one of Dazed Digital’s ‘essential online lit-magazines’

the work they publish is weird and strong and brave so i’m really happy to have been welcomed ‘onboard’

enjoy the rest of their stuff YES-YES!!!

in the big rock candy mountains

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40 comments on “Hello, Fig in The Newer York

  1. davidmc13 says:

    Congratulations! I love your work and I
    have enjoyed following your blog posts. Glad to hear your audience is expanding. Very well deserved.

  2. Vetti says:

    Congratulations!

  3. Congratulations!!! You deserve it. Your work is intriguing and playful, and boggles me with its creativity.
    Jennifer

  4. amberleroux says:

    Yay for you! That is awesome. πŸ™‚

  5. Great news! I’m really happy for you. Well done!

  6. This sooo good Ben, great job! And thanks for the links to some more cool stuff!

  7. zookyworld says:

    Awesome that you’re getting your work out there! Congrats Ben!!

  8. Misirlou says:

    Loved these! Especially the one of your grandmother.

    • Hello, Fig says:

      aah, not my grandmother! a fashion model from the 30s.. i just did the collage, the story is by a clever chap called Charlie Geoghegan-Clements πŸ˜€

  9. Hello, Fig: where imagination and creativity embrace!

  10. That is so exciting! Congratulations to you!

  11. That is so funny!!! Congrats and don’t change your personality now you are getting famous.

  12. zoeelitaker says:

    Congratulations! That’s so exciting πŸ™‚

    • Hello, Fig says:

      thanks zoe! how are things with you?

      • zoeelitaker says:

        They are pretty good! I had a short shoot this morning and am doing some editing work this afternoon πŸ™‚ I’d love to do a joint post again soon – let me know if you have any ideas? I could do a doodle – mildly elaborate – and you could do a collage – we send and then mix up the two together and see what happens – like you did in a recent post? Or something else?

      • Hello, Fig says:

        hey zoe, yeah i like the sound of that.. or maybe you could send me a few photos / other materials you may have? or i could do a collage and you could do a painted version or something like that? let me know what you fancy most! glad you’re good and hope the shoot went well πŸ˜€

      • zoeelitaker says:

        I’d be happy also to trade a few materials and see what we come up with! Whereabouts are you?

      • Hello, Fig says:

        i’m about 60 miles outside of london, zoe.. will email with details soon! πŸ˜€

  13. pinkybinks says:

    FANTASTIC!!!!!!! πŸ™‚

    • Hello, Fig says:

      thanks pinkeeee!!! [i’m starting to put some things together from the book you sent btw.. VERY busy with uni stuff tho, so the blog’s taking a back-seat. hope all’s good with you!]

  14. ~meredith says:

    WOOT WOOT! way to go, Fig! (btw, the site is down for a week as of this morning; left request for email notification).
    πŸ™‚ righteous!

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