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Rhetoric Magazine: Vertigo

Rhetoric Magazine: Vertigo

Dear reader, welcome to our fourth annual issue: VERTIGO. Brew yourself a cup of tea, turn on your speakers (to enjoy the soft tunes of our soundtrack contributor, Jordan Pier), and enjoy 131 pages of our mind’s creations. In this issue, you can explore the work of twenty-seven artists, carefully selected by our wonderful curators...
All You Need

All You Need

So it’s back to that time of year again where my occupation is decidedly student: cramming knowledge, procrastinating, staring at a screen, procrastinating and living like royalty – i.e. eating out of a saucepan. But what about some funky music to fill your day, not only to remind you of the definition of fun but...
The Apocalypse is Now

The Apocalypse is Now

Sculptures by Aris Katsilakis Written by Malashree Suvedi The apocalypse is now. It opens at our end; and I feel like I knew you once even though you’ve become disfigured and dimorphic, and the love I felt for you is displaced.  I do know who you are, technically, but you changed. And with you, because...
An Illusion

An Illusion

Written by Hannah Ustun My main inspiration for this edition was the end of this year’s academic ‘cycle’ at Art College. This marks an end to a very successful year, which has laid a solid foundation for my work to continue with optimism and excitement in September. The film featured in my submission was the...
The Seven Deadly Sins

The Seven Deadly Sins

Written & Illustrated by Luis Miguel Munoz The first was Lust. The expression of desire was an idea I wanted to build from. Wanting and yearning are emotions that I find intoxicating and I wanted to recreate these with a single look. I wanted fixation, intimacy and misdirection to radiate from her eyes. As long as...
Fluid

Fluid

Written by Matt Fielding These images relate to the fragility of the human body, and how quickly health can be taken away. As i see it, death is fluid and unpredictable and these images are made to remind us that that life is precious. The form of the circle is a critical element as it...
A Day in Pictures

A Day in Pictures

Take a look at the things around you. Look again. What makes something shock you and what does not? Every day you see a million things but in fact, you don’t actually see them at all. The brain glimpses snippets of familiar objects or occurrences, like the colour of your lamp, and supplies you with the...