21st Century Zodiac signs, futuristic illustration predictions, erotic collages and science meets art marriage all combine to make this ultra modern issue of contemporary illustration magazine VAROOM almost ahead of it’s time.
Zodiac 21 features author, journalist and broadcaster Paul Morley’s new 21st Century Zodiac, including the Sign of Andy Warhol’s 15 Minutes and the Sign of the Intangible, while 12 worldwide illustrators, including Si Scott and Mimi Leung visualise them in an astonishingly inventive collaboration combining art, satire, and science-fiction.
Animation’s Brave New Worlds questions what’s next for animation in an age of Avatar and CGI indulgence. Peter Lyle reveals the links between the apparently alien worlds of art and science and Chris Hatherill looks back at the legendary Omni magazine.
The Future is Junk explores why collage has become such a hot ticket again, looking at a range of collage makers from Mario Wagner to Agnes Montgomery. While Life in 2050 ignites the imagination, encouraging illustrators to envisage life 40 years from now.
The Manifesto section showcases young illustrator, Claire Scully’s surreal mix of sci-fi and Hitchcock inspired work and comic book artist, illustrator and film-maker Dave Mckean discusses a selection of work from his incredible back catalogue…
Blog about it, shout about it, tell the world, VAROOM 12 has arrived and with a jam packed content of illustration, culture and society, we’ve set out to illustrate the future.