I write columns, features, interviews and reviews. Special interests: tech and society, arts and books, food and drink, and all the ways people are strange. Based London/Bristol/L.A.
Penny Slinger was a pioneering feminist artist of the late 1960s counter-culture whose surrealism collapsed the distinction between creator and muse, seer and seen. She transgressed every taboo going - before abandoning the art world for decades. Finally on the cusp of wider recognition, she gave her first newspaper interview since 1971.
I spoke to Aubrey de Grey of SENS, Samantha Payne of Open Bionics, Bryan Johnson of Kernel and other leading thinkers about what the future holds for the human form