In 2013, picture researcher and art publisher Ellcock began to select and post images on his Visual Rapture Facebook page. Six years later he has more than 300,000 followers and a host of devotees, including Mark Haddon, Sarah Perry and Matthew Collings. Taking its title from the first ever encyclopeadia in English, this glorious compendium of art and photography, inspired by both the natural world and human endeavour, and accompanied by quotes, is designed to calm the soul, provoke wonder and re-energise the spirit as it takes us on an artistic journey through the realms of the universe.
Dopeworld: Adventures in Drug Lands
"To its credit, Dopeworld is nothing if not ambitious. Vorobyov states as much himself, describing it bombastically as ‘true crime, gonzo, social, historical memoir meets fucked up travel book’. That is a lot to cram in. If sometimes he drops the ball (the..."
— The Spectator