INTERVIEW: TEN MINUTES WITH LUCY AND JEMIMA FROM TART LONDON

LUCY:

1. If you were an artwork what would you be?

Pierre Bonnard, “Resting in the Garden”.

2. Outside of your family who has had the biggest impact on you?

Matt Irwin, Tim Walker and my friend April Potts.

3. Which song on your iPod makes you feel like you can take on the world?

Pulp – Common People.

4. When was the last time your heart skipped a beat?

Seeing Jemima’s baby Eliza for the first time!

5. If you were to do a TED talk what would it be about?

Being a farmer’s daughter.

6. My alter-ego profession would be…

A photographer.

7. £14.20 left in your bank account, what do you spend it on?


White wine – you can get something pretty drinkable for that.

8. What is the most treasured object in your own home?

My photographs and my Grandmother’s ring.

9. Which book or film was a game changer in your way of thinking?


“Favikan” by Magnus Nilsson

10. Where’s your favourite place of calm to gather your thoughts?

Walking at home in Northumberland.

JEMIMA:

1. If you were an artwork what would you be?

Madonna and child.

2. Outside of your family who has had the biggest impact on you?

Jackson Boxer.

3. Which song on your iPod makes you feel like you can take on the world?

Cockney Rebels – Make me smile.

4. When was the last time your heart skipped a beat?

Seeing Eliza’s face for the first time!

5. If you were to do a TED talk what would it be about?

My various recipes for living life well.

6. My alter-ego profession would be…

An architect.

7. £14.20 left in your bank account, what do you spend it on?


A bottle of Red.

8. What is the most treasured object in your own home?

My laptop with thousands of photos.

9. Which book or film was a game changer in your way of thinking?


“Wild Swans” by Jung Chang.

10. Where’s your favourite place of calm to gather your thoughts?

My bedroom.

 

Tart London  was founded in 2013 by Lucy Carr-Ellison and Jemima Jones. Specialising in on-site cooking for fashion and film shoots Tart London feed some of the most influential names in the industry from Margeret Howell, to British Vogue, Adidas to Dior. Jemima and Lucy previously worked on the other side of the camera in roles including fashion photography, production and modelling. Using seasonal ingredients and sustainably sourced produce from local farms, they are unique in all aspects of their approach. Working with each individual client on a specialised, tailor-made menu, Tart London bring their passion and excitement to their pop-up kitchen, making everything on location using fresh ingredients. The layout of the food is beautifully presented with great attention to colour and variety.

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