Model behaviour: Julia Campbell-Gillies

Model behaviour: Julia Campbell-Gillies

Over the past months, Julia Campbell-Gillies has started popping up in my Instagram feed. Messy fringe and heart-shaped lips, the South African model and artist has a talent for looking bored and totally enigmatic at the same time. But it’s not just the dazed stare that draws you in. Julia studies Art Direction at Condé Nast and is acutely aware of the message she puts across, collaborating only with photographers whose artistic vision she trusts. I spoke to the 19 year old burgeoning creative about vision, artistic collaboration and the inspiring women she has encountered along the way.

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Finding Vivian Maier: The Story of America's Secret Photographer

Vivian Maier never laid eyes on most of her own photography. When her belongings were sold at a Chicago auction after her death they comprised thousands of undeveloped rolls of film. Since then, she has become known around the world for her striking images of 1950s and 60s street life. Charlie Siskel, co-director of the documentary Finding Vivian Maier, was one of the first people to see her work in print. Immersed in an archive of beautiful city scenes, he was confronted with lost moments that perfectly blend the realms of art and reality. 

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