Author Archives: lindatoigo

Olga di Carta – Jum Fatto di Buio

I have just received my copies of Olga di Carta#2 – Jum Fatto di Buio, published in Italy by Salani and written by Elisabetta Gnone, and full of my papercut illustrations. “Olga is a little girl as thin as a leaf, she takes short breaths and her existence makes very little sound apart from a […]

Everychildismychild: motherhood, papercutting and Iceland

  I am very proud to be part of this beauty, published today by Salani Editore: 33 Italian celebrities have been asked to think back on their childhood and to write a story about memories and happiness. Each story has been assigned to an artist that had to create one full colour illustrator over the […]

The week I called Stanhope home: children workshops in a rural community

Last month I was invited to take part in a micro artist residency in Stanhope, a village not far from Durham, in the North of England. I was invited by Highlights, a scheme that involves around 80 villages in rural areas across Cumbria and County Durham & Northumberland bringing National and International shows, concerts, craft […]

Fischers Fritz fischt frische Fische

I am on my way back to UK after a long summer of travelling, exploring Scandinavian nature and learning German in Berlin. While investing what is left of my little grey cells in the excruciating task of memorizing German perfect tenses, I decided to use my time to experiment with Riso printing and acrylic laser cutting. My starting point was […]

My paper jungle visits Japan!

Yay! I have just found out that my submission has been accepted in the International Papercut Triennale in Minobu, Japan. I have recently been interested in representing natural ecosystems with paper. As it happens in nature, the most important element in a papercut is solidity and balance: everything needs to be linked together in a […]

Papercut Lab

London has hidden gems and the Wellcome Collection is one of such. It is not that hidden actually, as it stands right in front of Euston Station and welcomes hundreds of visitors every day, but it is definitely not one of the mainstream cultural institutions tourists would queue for. I love going there. It is part […]

The art of Angling

Few months ago I was invited to take part in a beautiful exhibition in Jaggedart, a small but great gallery in Marylebone, London that specializes in works on paper and book art. The exhibition, On the same page focused on Artist’s Books and Alterations: In a time when words and images seem to evaporate into the ether, this […]