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Monika: It’s about what is said.

is an arts journal that does away with bylines. Contributors are all named Monika, a disguise that enables them to experiment with new material or alternative styles, to bypass expectation and play. Through visual art, design and the written word, Monika shares engaging ideas and observations. Combining imagination and experience, criticism and curios, Monika invites you to decode content, unravel mysteries and embrace the unfamiliar. Monika’s stories are handpicked for their ability to render the unknown unputdownable.

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  • MA Degree

    School

    School of Communication

    Programme

    MA Visual Communication, 2009

  • Monika: It’s about what is said.

    is an arts journal that does away with bylines. Contributors are all named Monika, a disguise that enables them to experiment with new material or alternative styles, to bypass expectation and play. Through visual art, design and the written word, Monika shares engaging ideas and observations. Combining imagination and experience, criticism and curios, Monika invites you to decode content, unravel mysteries and embrace the unfamiliar. Monika’s stories are handpicked for their ability to render the unknown unputdownable.

  • Degrees

  • BA (Hons) Illustration (First class), Camberwell College of Arts, 2004
  • Experience

  • Editor, ARC Magazine (RCA), London, 2008–9; Freelance Illustrator/Designer for Independent News and Media, The Idler, Bloomsbury, The Association of Illustrators, Bad Idea, Fun, Arcadia Group (Topshop/Topman), Greyworld, Kartel Records, Young Turks Records, Organ Grinder Records, AVA Books, Design ; Tutor, BTEC Graphic Design course, Havering College, Hornchurch, 2005–6; Visiting Tutor, BA Illustration course, Camberwell College of Arts, London, 2005
  • Exhibitions

  • Decasia, Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2008; Untold Stories, Royal College of Art, 2008; Oberon Books Illustration Awards Exhibition, Royal College of Art, 2008
  • Awards

  • First Prize, Varley Memorial Award, 2008; Shortlisted, AOI Images Awards, 2009