The Journal


  • Alex Prager: Finding the Mountain

    Alex Prager: Finding the Mountain

    When Alex Prager's signature pieces--large-scale photographs of crowds--became impossible to produce during the pandemic, she worried about the future of her work. Prager ultimately found a compelling way forward through portraiture. In this episode of Common Decency, she tells the moving backstory of her powerful new exhibition, Part One: The Mountain and reveals why her…

  • Billie Zangewa: Love Exercises

    Billie Zangewa: Love Exercises

    Born in Malawi, raised in Botswana and now working in Johannesburg, South Africa, Billie Zangewa's hand-stitched, raw silk collages celebrate and illuminate the richness of family, ritual and domestic life. They also provide an intimate and unflinching portrait of the artist herself. In developing this work, and showing it prolifically, Billie has learned to trust…

  • Liz Lou: Desire Lines

    Liz Lou: Desire Lines

    With a magnificent new show of beaded works opening in London, artist Liza Lou discusses the profound impact of coming to accept the significance of instinct, intuition and deep listening in art and in life. From the markets of Durban, South Africa to the desert paths of Joshua Tree, Lou tells stories about the evolving relationship between where…

  • From The Inside Out: The de Mamiel Wellness Experience

    From The Inside Out: The de Mamiel Wellness Experience

    NoMad London is honoured to host acclaimed skincare specialist Annee de Mamiel for a wellness residency through 2021, offering her highly sought-after treatments that blend science and soul and offer a deeply rooted response to life's internal and external stressors. We sat down with Annee to learn more about her holistic philosophy of care and…

  • In Pursuit of Pleasure: Ricari Studios at NoMad London

    In Pursuit of Pleasure: Ricari Studios at NoMad London

    We are honoured to welcome legendary wellness institution Ricari Studios for a residency at NoMad London, offering their signature treatments in a transformed suite. NoMad Global Brand Director Kristen Millar sat down with Ricari Studios founder Anna Zahn to explore the ideas of finding pleasure and taking care. Indulge in an immersive wellness getaway that…