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Regulars / Nicer Tuesdays

Tickets are now available for August’s Nicer Tuesdays!

Whether you’re a budding documentary photographer, an outspoken activist or handy with a paintbrush, August’s Nicer Tuesdays will have something for you. Falling this month on the 27 August, once again we’ll be gathering in Oval Space for an evening of inspiration (as well as a few drinks). Already billed for August is photographer Max Miechowski, design duo and “climate club” Adapt, artist Melissa Kitty Jarram and Kellenberger-White.

Grab yourself a ticket, then pop back to find out more about our speakers below.

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Based in London is Melissa Kitty Jarram, an artist utilising paint to create surreal and dreamy scenes, often with a central female figure. It’s a style which, despite sitting in the fine art realm, has attracted the attention of clients such as WePresent and Nike. Most recently, the artist worked on a breathtaking animation titled Ugly in collaboration with another It’s Nice That favourite Anna Ginsburg, who reached out to Melissa to work on the film. At Nicer Tuesdays, Melissa will be chatting to us about her work which updates Greek mythology for the modern-day.

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Adapt AKA Josie Tucker and Richard Ashton are a design duo who formed a “climate club” with one goal: make design-focused work about environmental issues, using humour and contemporary culture to demystify climate change and provide simple and accessible solutions for action. Having recently hosted a climate change speed dating event at the Tate Modern as well as an exhibition in Peckham, the duo will be showcasing their work thus far and weighing in on a belief that design can bring about change.

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Max Miechowski is a London-based photographer whose photographs explore notions of community, intimacy and honesty. Originally from Lincoln, he moved to London in 2017 where he discovered Burgess Park, a setting in which he produced a significant body of work. Here, he met the locals, getting to know them as he captured their portraits, in turn, building up a series which portrays the strength of diverse communities. At Nicer Tuesdays, Max will be talking through this method of working which sees him responding to the people he meets in an instinctual and collaborative way, working with sitters to create authentic work.

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Kellenberger-White AKA Eva Kellenberger and Sebastian White will be taking to the stage at this month’s event on 27 August. The studio, which has made a name for itself producing slick, well-researched identities, print design and typefaces, will be joining Melissa Kitty Jarram, Adapt and Max Miechowski. Forming the basis of Eva and Sebastian’s talk will be their work for the Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (MIMA).

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Dropbox

Dropbox Paper is a collaborative workspace that eliminates distractions that get in the way of creativity. Because you can work with all types of content – from video, to sound to code – in Paper, you and your collaborators can easily edit and discuss all aspects of your project in one centralised place.

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The Conran Shop

The Conran Shop is the home of considered, curated design. Founded by Sir Terence Conran in 1974, The Conran Shop is forever evolving, with good design always at its core. Offering a unique and personal blend of design classics and future icons, its innovative collections have inspired, surprised and delighted visitors for generations.

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Camden Town Brewery

Camden Town Brewery was founded back in 2010 under the railway arches in Camden, with the aim of making really great lager. In 2017 they opened their second bigger brewery up in Enfield, North London.