10 episodes

A unique podcast series created by Beauty Papers magazine in collaboration with Harvey Nichols.

The Beauty of Vanity Now Beauty Papers

    • Arts

A unique podcast series created by Beauty Papers magazine in collaboration with Harvey Nichols.

    Beauty Papers Art Editor Francesca Gavin in conversation with Visual Artist Seana Gavin

    Beauty Papers Art Editor Francesca Gavin in conversation with Visual Artist Seana Gavin

    Beauty Papers Art Editor, Francesca Gavin in conversation with Seana Gavin. The London-based artist known for her dreamlike collages and candid photography, introduces her new book SPIRALLED. Published by Idea.ltd, the visual document focuses on her time spent travelling with the Spiral Tribe sound system from London to across the continent, following governments plans to legislate against their existence. Through 192 pages of personal photos, diary entries, flyers and ephemera collected between 1993-2003, SPIRALLED offers a glimpse into the inner workings and realities of Seana's involvement in the free party rave movement. “Spiralled is a document of a decade of my life. Capturing my friends and people who defined the scene, the build-up and aftermath of the parties, the journeys to and from and the reality in between…”

    https://www.ideanow.online/store/Seana-Gavin-Spiralled-p210856759

    • 27 min
    Photographer Alex Austin in conversation Co-Founder of Sex Militant, Jex Blackmore

    Photographer Alex Austin in conversation Co-Founder of Sex Militant, Jex Blackmore

    As part of the Beauty Papers x Good Trouble takeover with founder and editor Roderick Stanley, we are introduced to Sex Militant, a collective of artists and activists dedicated to liberating bodies from sexual oppression.

    'We featured Jex Blackmore in the second issue of Good Trouble, when photographer Alex Austin and writer Charlie Utz went to visit her in Detroit in 2018 to talk about Satanism, performance art and activism. For the third issue, we were glad to feature her new project Sex Militant, a confrontational activist group dedicated to sexual liberation, with Alex’s accompanying photo-essay. In this first part of our Beauty Papers takeover, Jex and Alex had this video conversation.’

    Icon photography: Alex Austin
    sexmilitant.com

    • 6 min
    Haircuts4Homeless Podcast with Gary Gill

    Haircuts4Homeless Podcast with Gary Gill

    Gary Gill is a hairstylist that has headed shows at all the international fashion weeks. Gill’s work is heavily influenced by music and youth culture. His teenage years were spent immersed in the punk movement in Brighton and, after moving to London at the age of 16, he became involved in the club scene. He has been a hairstylist for over 30 years and has worked in fashion as a session stylist for 15 years.

    Listen to Stewart Roberts, founder of Haircuts4Homeless, in conversation with Gary where he talks about his journey into Hairdressing, where it has taken him and how he is adjusting to the current situation.

    • 1 hr
    Episode 7 - Dr Yannis

    Episode 7 - Dr Yannis

    Dr Yannis Alexandrides is an American and British board certified plastic surgeon specialising in cosmetic surgery. A pioneer of scientific thinking, techniques and skincare - launching 111SKIN in 2012.
    Here he reflects on what drives him, his perceptions of vanity, ageing and views on the future of beauty.

    • 36 min
    Episode 6 - Bella Freud

    Episode 6 - Bella Freud

    Observations with designer, filmmaker, entrepreneur and social commentator Bella Freud. Freud defies categorisation or cliche. Here she tells of her creative journey so far and explores the concept of vanity and femininity.

    • 1 hr
    Episode 5 - Sølve Sundsbø

    Episode 5 - Sølve Sundsbø

    Sølve Sundsbø, photographer, Emmy winning filmmaker and creator of some of the world most iconic fashion and beauty imagery has come face to face with vanity in all its forms. Here he peels back the layers of
    some of his most famous images to reveal the philosophies and vanities behind them.

    • 1 hr 7 min

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