Tag: Interview

‘Wait, What Just Happened?’– Rude Ink. Normalizing Sex, Nudity, and Everything In Between

‘Wait, What Just Happened?’– Rude Ink. Normalizing Sex, Nudity, and Everything In Between

Chanel Rot Couture (2018) By Chelsea Booth   *This article contains sexually explicit content*   Have you ever been sitting next to someone on the train who was watching a video that made you extremely uncomfortable? If this experience has happened to you recently on […]

Cool Girl in a Cruel World: Fleurt

Cool Girl in a Cruel World: Fleurt

Photos by @clivecadillo By Ariana Hwang & Chelsea Booth   Admit it, you’ve been beguiled by a sad girl before. One with a soft, lovely voice that can lull you in and occasionally move you to tears like an adult baby. You’ve listened to one […]

Preserving Community Through Art with Latifah Ford

Preserving Community Through Art with Latifah Ford

By Chelsea Booth   When Latifah Ford isn’t creating her own work, she’s busy painting murals in Brooklyn. Her work is vibrant, bursting with color and soul. And unlike many of the colorful new murals in Brooklyn that are commissioned by real estate companies to […]

The Pulse: Trafton’s Vulnerable Pop Music in a “Hyperreal” World

The Pulse: Trafton’s Vulnerable Pop Music in a “Hyperreal” World

By Chelsea Booth All Photos By Anthony Sokolov   It’s a crisp October evening. Evan Gordon of Trafton, sits across from me in his modest Lower East Side apartment, and raises a shallow wine goblet to his lips, taking small sips of the water he […]

FINKEL Wants to Create an Alternate Reality With Music and Art

FINKEL Wants to Create an Alternate Reality With Music and Art

Picture by Leigh Ann Cobb By Ariana Hwang Married couple Jane and Brian Spencer are drawn together by what they love to create: music. Jane plays keyboards, Brian plays guitar, and both of them sing. In fact, they’ve been playing gigs for years and releasing […]

Get on Board: The Skate Kitchen and The Kills

Get on Board: The Skate Kitchen and The Kills

All Photos By Brielle Tumbarello By Chelsea Booth   It’s a feeling that female skateboarders are often denied:   The ease of walking into a skatepark with an inherent sense of belonging— the confidence of knowing it doesn’t matter if you shred, suck, or are […]