Monkey Back – Ajay Jennings

Melbourne based artist, Ajay Jennings explores the topic of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome through image-making, opening a conversation about the often misunderstood chronic illness through his visual and written body of work titled Monkey Back.

Wilhelm Philipp

Born and raised in Melbourne photographer Wilhelm Philipp, who’s currently at just 20 years of age, already boasts an extensive client list and the distinct, fluid visual style to match. We had a talk about how he’s gotten there and what’s next.

Kasper Raglus

Hailing from the sleepy surf coast town of Aireys Inlet, Kasper Raglus specialises in emotively abstract visual art, forging earthy tones and textures with refined geometric forms.

Monique Aimee

Freelance Illustrator, letterer and donut enthusiast Monique Aimee tells Trouble Juice what has led her 9000 miles from hometown in Connecticut, USA to Melbourne, Australia.

Ashley Simonetto

Graphic designer and Illustrator Ashley Simonetto embeds her sophisticated, intricate style across a range of mediums which is evident throughout her portfolio of work.

Sirus F. Gahan

As seen in our very first print edition – along with extra bits we couldn’t squeeze into 40-something pages – we sat down for a conversation with Australian-born cinematographer and filmmaker, now based in Oslo…

Olivia Grbac

In Melbourne there are nail salons, gigs, people filming them on their phones and hip guys with some okay mullets. Olivia Grbac knows all about them and draws them too. She has a chat with us about all of the above.

Zac Fay

Having freshly relocated from Dunedin to Melbourne illustrator and graphic designer Zac Fay decided he just dun–needit anymore. We caught up to talk freelance, the power of the innanet and the hustle.

Mon Levchenkova

TJ talks some words with London based photographer Mon Levchenkova, whose photographs, through a strange unity of intimacy and dissociation, echo her unique approach to sentiment.