Don’t Shave My Rump: A Piece of Retribution by Estelle Davis

PUBLISHED IN ISSUE 16 WRITTEN BY ESTELLE DAVIS I really don’t know a single frocking thing about Bruce LaBruce, acclaimed northern darling of the queercore cinema movement, except that he’s a creepfuck shitbag. As I’m sitting down to write what feels like something roughly equivalent to an angsty teenage journal entry, I can honestly only…

A Conversation with Nydia Blas

PUBLISHED IN ISSUE 16 INTERVIEW BY SARAH IANNONE Nydia Blas’ photographs are inspired by the relationships she creates within her community, possessing the desire for her subjects to reclaim their identities and their bodies. The recent portraiture series The Girls Who Spun Gold, is made up of images of the black teenage girls she met…

Austin Lee

PUBLISHED IN ISSUE 16 Where are my glasses? Airbrushed, out-of-focus, pop-art optical illusions, Austin Lee’s paintings begin as iPad sketches, before pixel is transferred to canvas as his digital doodles become more traditional works of art. Figurative yet abstract and reminiscent of early internet animation, his pieces are all-together contemporary cartoonish portraits with the unmistakable texture…

Sweat Loaf Hallelujah at soon.tw

Sweat Loaf Hallelujah is an exhibition organized by artist Jay Isaac that includes the work of Zoe Barcza, Robin Fry, Jasmine Reimer, and Object Catering. The title is a combination of two songs, “Sweat Loaf” by Butthole Surfers, and “Hallelujah” by Leonard Cohen. “Sweat Loaf” is a rendition of “Sweet Leaf” by Black Sabbath, which…

Cristine Brache Talks Elizabeth Bathory

PUBLISHED IN ISSUE 16 BY CRISTINE BRACHE You are a Hungarian Countess. Your name is forbidden to be spoken. You are a myth. You became the absolute ruler of a large part of Transylvania after your husband died in battle. He gave you a castle but you were already so rich, you didn’t need it….

Yulia Zinshtein X Annabell P. Lee

PHOTOS BY YULIA ZINSHTEIN CLOTHING & STYLING BY ANNABELL P. LEE MODEL: LOW PATTERSON STYLING ASSISTANT: SAVANNAH MACIS Up above the world you fly, like a tea tray in the sky—painter-turned-designer Annabell P. Lee takes us down the rabbit hole to a world reminiscent of mad-hatters and grinning cats. Decked out in Lee’s hand-painted checkers,…

Anastasiia Chorna Photographs Frieze 2017

Did you stay home and miss Frieze this year? We did. If you’re also one of those who missed out, you are in luck—photographer Anastasiia Chorna took to Randall’s Island this past week and has returned with documentation! Join us on her cinematic tour of the 2017 Frieze Art Fair, offering a glimpse of the events through her exquisite eye….

And God Created Transwoman

PUBLISHED IN ISSUE 16 FEATURING ELLE BARBARA PHOTOGRAPHY & STYLING by REBECCA STORM HAIR by ASHLEY DUSSEAULT WORDS by ELLE BARBARA In the heavenly land of Eden lay planted a garden of earthly delights… Of all creatures, Woman and Man were assigned the responsibility to tend to the garden, and given the instruction to eat…

Philip Seymour Hoffman in Hindsight: An Essay by Brad Phillips

PUBLISHED IN ISSUE 16 ESSAY BY BRAD PHILLIPS ILLUSTRATION BY PIERCE MCGARRY Philip Seymour Hoffman died 896 days ago as of today. Soon after his death I learned he was something I’m all too familiar with—an opiate addict. Philip Seymour Hoffman played out a classic scenario that he, my own father, and half a dozen…

Sunsets, Snails & Kraft Dinner with Aleia Murwaski

PUBLISHED IN ISSUE 16 PHOTOS BY ALEIA MURAWSKI TEXT BY REBECCA STORM   “Having a little snail sit in a cramped computer office, or move out of an apartment alone is a caricature of our everyday stress,” explains Aleia Murawski, “it helps me contemplate life and process any changes I am going through.” In addition…

Ladislav Guderna

PUBLISHED IN ISSUE 16 An Exclusive Interview with the Surrealist’s Granddaughter Christina Kenton and the Guderna Family by Darby Milbrath I first saw Ladislav Guderna’s surrealist paintings a few months ago online and was surprised that I’d never heard of him before. Guderna’s grand-daughter, Christina, in an effort to get more recognition for his work,…

Streaming: Dylan Aiello’s Knowithall

 PHOTOS BY KRISTIE MULLER INTRODUCTION BY DARBY MILBRATH INTERVIEW BY ROSA AIELLO On first meeting Dylan Aiello, I am taken aback by how present he is. He is one of those people with dancing eyes, like he was struck by lightning and has electricity coursing through him. I learned that his performative, often jester-like theatricalities are…

Jillian Mayer Slumpies

Do you suffer from wry neck, also known as torticollis or turtleneck syndrome? Now you don’t have to give up your interconnected life as a networked global citizen for a healthy supple spine. Text and scroll for hours from a comfortable, supported position with this pragmatic and luxurious collection designed by Miami-based artist Jillian Mayer….

Interview with Shara Hughes

PUBLISHED IN ISSUE 16 INTERVIEW BY JESSICA KIRSH Rolling hills and winding roads, crowded forest and crashing waterfalls, sunrises and sunsets…we’ve seen it all. And Shara Hughes knows it. Her paintings act as heartfelt citations to art history, memory, and lived experience—assuming that all places are already known, already visited, already remembered. Rather than trying…

Parlé Mix ~ DJ Ashlyn Ace

DJ Ashlyn Ace brings us back to the late 90s with her exclusive new mix for Editorial Magazine, Parlé. Drawing inspiration from her formative years as a youth listening to 1.007 Milwaukee, the local R&B radio station, Ashlyn revisits slow burning bangers from the likes of Sa Deuce and Kavalier. Ashlyn Ace is now working…

Behind the Scenes: TOPS Petals

PHOTOS BY KRISTY BENJAMIN WORDS BY JANE PENNY In March I flew to Los Angeles with my friend and collaborator Bronwyn Ford to film a new music video for my band TOPS. We stayed at the house in Glendale where we shot the video. I lived there with TOPS for all of 2016, while we…

By Us For Us Editorial

PUBLISHED IN ISSUE 16 A DIALOGUE WITH THE MEMBERS OF BUFU PHOTOGRAPHY & TEXT BY JUNE CANEDO STYLING BY TESS HERBERT MODELS: Jazmin Jones , Tsige Tafesse, Suhyun Choi In the midst of a violent and divided year in the United States, I was moved when I stumbled upon BUFU while walking around my neighborhood….

Welcome to Betty’s Kitchen

PUBLISHED IN ISSUE 16 WRITTEN BY REBECCA STORM Some might call it good old-fashioned Southern cooking, some might call it post-war delights from pantry staples, and some might not take so much as a bite. Whatever your persuasion, it’s hard to resist the undeniable charm and awkward enthusiasm latent in the sing-song welcome of: “Hi, I’m…