A CONVERSATION WITH CLAUDIA DONALDSON:
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF - CLOAKROOM
WEDNESDAY, 5 MAY, 2021
12PM DOHA/10AM U.K.
Tasweer’s Artistic Director, Charlotte Cotton is joined by founder and Editor-in-Chief of the biannual magazine and online platform CLOAKROOM, Claudia Donaldson, for an hour-long conversation about design, photography and publishing. Claudia launched CLOAKROOM in 2019 - investigating the lives and minds of extraordinary people and the spaces they inhabit, continuing to examine culture through the lens of film, music, fashion, art and design. The fourth issue of the magazine will launch in September 2021.
ABOUT CLAUDIA DONALDSON:
Claudia Donaldson is a Creative Director making highly visual, award-winning content in the fields of art, culture, fashion, design and beauty, with 20 years industry experience in print and digital media. She is recognised as a leader of the digital vanguard through her making of culture-defining, consistently compelling original editorial content. Throughout her career, she has championed both unknown and established creative voices. Claudia’s work focuses largely on reimagining and reframing a collective obsession with design in contemporary culture and is recognisable by its wit, rigor and aesthetic. Her interest lies in the disruption of the cultural status quo and this was evident during her time as an editor at Wallpaper*. While Editor-in-Chief, she re-launched NOWNESS in 2014 as a video channel, developing a programme of flagship series and episodic video strands that were instrumental in developing the editorial language of design and fashion film.