feature: Inspirational @ 25. Inspirational reaches 25. A feature from the editor of the magazine, tracking the path that Inspirational has taken so far, what the magazine is really about, why it is there, and ultimately – where it might be going in the next 25 issues.
interview: Raw Art Foundation. Raw Art is a German-based studio that creates space for untrained, autodidactic artists, supporting vital collaborative creative processes. Inspirational interviews the founder and organiser of Raw – Elizabeth Coleman-Link.
portfolio: Tamura Kafka. The haunting, sensual beauty of the work of the renowned photographic artist Tamura Kafka is shown to great effect in this exclusive portfolio spread.
feature: Degree Shows. It’s that time of year again. The month of May sees the start of the Degree Show season where graduate artists and art schools celebrate a new generation of creative artists. Inspirational lends it’s support by encouraging all to get to a degree show and enjoy.
interview: Purificacion Navarro. The anarchic and playful Spanish artist gives a suitable short and direct q&a about why she is who she is and why she does what she does, and we get to see some of her rebel creations.
feature: Chromosurrealism. The artist, writer, broadcaster, and game developer Mark Sheeky, treats us to a regular slice of his always inspirational features. Mark has become a regular to Inspirational. The magazine is fortunate to have his understanding of the art world as part of its pages.
interview: Mark Hopper. The dark anarchic multimedia artist Mark Hopper gives us an interview. He talks about his journey as an artist, how he works, what inspires him, and how life is shaping up for him in his newly adopted city of Brussels.
feature: Art & Money. Not an article about the rich and famous in the art world, but an article by the editor on the struggle of the ordinary working artist to make a living. No celebrities here, just artists.
Inspirational – supporting the working artist
John Hopper - Inspirational editor