Cecilia Dean Unbound
Blue chip artists, downtown club kids, and Margiela-esque fashion legends. What do they all have in common? Cecilia Dean. For the past three decades, she has brought the world’s best image makers together to redefine contemporary publishing through her experiment—Visionaire.
Hassan Rahim Source Material
Obsessively methodical in his approach, Hassan’s artistic brain defies the confines of design. Working with MoMa to Jay-Z, he collages source material from collective history and personal memory. Weary of today’s fast culture, the mysterious art director often waits years before releasing his work.
Marine Serre Future Wear
Marine's dystopian designs are disaster suits for our contemporary apocalypse. Her garments, made primarily of upcycled fabrics, are a reaction to fashions forthcoming demise. The Parisian designer shares the references that inform her lauded collections.
Dozie Kanu Black Performance
On the life and work of Dozie Kanu. A conversation outlining early trajectory and current process. Accompanied by an index of related texts and images. For Dozie, function is the work's evolving expression, which extends beyond presentation, into the intimate back channels of process.
Venus X Radio Active
10,000 words inside the mind of DJ Venus X—creator of GHE20G0TH1K, the legendary party that transformed New York. A decade ago, the seeds for her movement came together through a blender of experiences and fantasies that she picked up from books.
Hans Ulrich Obrist Human Library
Mr. Obrist is the world’s most recognizable curator, but that’s not the point. His life is an exhibition that never stops—he barely sleeps and constantly travels while keeping a flat solely for his 10,000 book collection. Exhibits are temporary, a book is permanent, and between lies Hans: the human library.
Juan Alvear Juans World
Juan's experimental nails are figurative sculptures of culture today—viral, exaggerated, surreal, and seductive. Working with Bjork, Arca, and Rosalía he blurs the lines of perception. Real or fake? Who cares. Nails are only nails because they exist on our fingers. (unreleased)
Ritchie Torres Perils of Power
At age 25, Torres became New York’s youngest elected official. His district is currently facing a housing crisis the likes we havent seen since the Great Depression. Torres examines historical lessons on the corrosive effect of power as he works to transform a system that has abandoned The Bronx.
Beatrice Domond All City
Despite being sponsored since 2013 when she lived in Florida, only recently have the headlines cast Beatrice as the first—and only—woman signed to Supreme. Growing up, she studied skateboard magazines to dissect the styles and set-ups which she combined into her own mold.
Hemal Sheth Iconic Magazines
Mulberry Iconic is a downtown magazine nerve center distributing hundreds of hard-to-find and international titles. Hemal started the shop in 1993 and reveals why old folks and fashion kids are the reason magazines are selling better today than anytime in the past decade. (unreleased)