Creative Lives: Olivier Kugler, reportage illustrator

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This week, German reportage illustrator Oliver Kugler speaks with us from his shared studio space in east London. He describes the time-intensive process that goes into each commission.? Olivier often travels far and wide to report on issues such as the food crisis in the Sahel of Burkina Faso, the lives of refugees in Kos, Greece, and veterinarian's work with elephants under threat of the logging industry in Laos. His illustrations rely on both journalistic observation and intricate drawing skills to tell a story, capturing his subjects from multiple angles, along with quotes and significant details revealing the context of their surroundings. ... This episode of Creative Lives was brought to you by Lecture in Progress. It was presented by Indi Davies and the editor was Ivor Manly. Lecture in Progress is made possible with the support of a number of brand patrons – they include ustwo, GF Smith and The Paul Smith Foundation.

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