i-d magazine: “meet the 16-year-old editor fighting for a borderless generation”

“16-year-old Elise By Olsen is lighting the way for a generation who make their own rules, reject conventional stereotypes and embrace individuality. The Norwegian teen, who grew up just outside Oslo, started blogging when she was just eight years old, before going on to launch Recens Paper in 2014. Four issues in, Recens Paper is challenging the print magazine status quo, offering a space for young people to showcase their work whilst breaking down stereotypes of gender and race. Showing no sign of slowing down, this month Elise gave her first Ted Talk. We caught up with her to discuss the future of publishing and her experiences running an international fashion magazine.” Continue reading

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