Picking up her first camera when she was twelve years old, Eleanor Hardwick’s imaginative snaps erupted in the early days of Flickr. “I think being born in the 90s has been really valuable for me and other young artists. We are the first generation brought up on the Internet, which is a level playing field for younger artists to learn, experiment and become recognized.” Originally from Reading, Hardwick is grateful for her early rise. If anything, it’s given her a platform from which she has sprung to collaborate with the likes of Meadham Kirchoff and Rookie magazine. After a brief jaunt to Japan this year, she’s got many an unsatisfied itch. “Settling down to something is unlikely to be what will make me happy. There is so much I want to do... travel, make a book, make more short films...”
1993 POP QUIZ
Patricia Arquette or Demi Moore?
Demi Moore (mainly because of that Vanity Fair cover she did with Annie Leibovitz).
Nirvana or Smashing Pumpkins?
As much as I love SP, you can't really ever compare anyone to Nirvana.
Wu Tang or A Tribe Called Quest?
A Tribe Called Quest represent represent.
Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton?
I suck at politics...
Edward Furlong or Christian Slater?
Poetic Justice or Menace II Society?
Jurassic Park or Groundhog Day?
Trainspotting or The Virgin Suicides?
Oh this is so unfair! They are incomparable! Probably Virgin Suicides.
Beavis or Butthead?
Kate Moss or Naomi Campbell?
Mortal Kombat or Super Mario Bros?
Super Mario Bros., for sure.
Young and beautiful or old and wise?
Old and wise but young at heart.
Dalston or Peckham?
Dalston (sorry to be such an art kid stereotype).
Lollapalooza or LOLZ?
I don't understand!! What is a lollapalooza?
RuPaul or Ron Jeremy?
Retro or future?
Personally, I love retro's idea of what the future would be like... 2001 space odyssey kind of thing.
Drunk or sober?
War or peace?
How is that even debatable! Peace every time, always, for everyone!
Night or day?
Party or bullshit?
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