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…

Premiere: Better Person’s Zakochany Człowiek

Today we are premiering a new song from Berlin-based crooner Better Person. Singing for the first time in his native Polish, Better Person AKA Adam Byczkowski, reaches new levels of emotive depth with “Zakochany Człowiek”(“A Man in Love”), his first release since his acclaimed EP It’s Only You. Wet with the fluids of love lost, soggy…

Claire Greenshaw: Mother Tongue

INTERVIEW BY DARBY MILBRATH Mother Tongue at Clint Roenisch Gallery 9 March – 15 April, 2017 190 Saint Helens Avenue, Toronto, Ontario Mother Tongue is as if Claire Greenshaw pressed pause and all of a sudden these domestic moments and fragments of the mundane and ordinary came into focus. Things you pay no mind to…

Tilly Lawless on Burnout, Love, and Judgement

PUBLISHED IN ISSUE 16 Tilly Lawless is one of the many “faces of prostitution.” She is a queer writer, university grad, and equestrian living and working as a sex worker in Australia. I found Tilly through social media and was taken aback by her intimate and beautiful writings about sex work, her relationship with her…

Tsar of the Week

PUBLISHED IN ISSUE 16 WORDS BY CLAIRE MILBRATH PORTRAIT BY JONNY NEGRON Catherine the Great was rumoured to have killed her own husband, and reportedly traded lovers like cards. She was a German Princess of the 18th century, and a sovereign of Russia for thirty-four years. Her expansion of the Russian Empire was unprecedented. She…

Katie Lyle: Why Do I Hear the Ocean in my Ear?

INTERVIEW BY DARBY MILBRATH Naturally, I wanted to sit down and talk to Katie Lyle as we’re both female painters from Victoria, working in Toronto, and interested in representations of the female figure in motion. She toils away at portraiture painting, building layer upon layer of paint and pencil, erasing, smudging, revising, until out of…

Kevin Buitrago X Marcus Cuffie

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One to Watch: Justine Rivas

PUBLISHED IN ISSUE 16 Justine Rivas makes magical paintings that come from magical thinking. To become an artist she learned the ideologies spoken between standard lines from trusted sources as other self-truths were sparkling in her proximity. Studying the choreography of her sociocultural context and fitting into the hard reality of her present, she will…

Florencia Escudero’s Haunted Honeymoon Suite

PUBLISHED IN ISSUE 16  Garbage and ghosts are both lonely. Emerging from the trash of porn culture, Florencia Escudero’s sculptures haunt a honeymoon suite, their hollowed-out contours suggestive phantasms, flirting with packaged and plastic notions of hot women and hetero coupledom, but these effigies are DIY recreations of phony fantasies, coaxing sweet dreams from beautiful…

A Chapel for Light: Camille Jodoin-Eng

Plaza by Camille Jodoin-Eng Gladstone Art Hut, February 23-26th, 2017 Interview by Darby Milbrath Video by Brittany Shepherd I like to think about the transitionary nature of a space. This space was a cafe once. Then it was hollowed out and empty, waiting to become a shiny condo—one of those hurriedly built condo’s whose doors will…

Shelby Fenlon X Amanda Lee Shirreffs

 PHOTOS BY SHELBY FENLON STYLING BY AMANDA LEE SHIRREFFS Model: Henriette @ Seen Agency        Clothing: 1 bustier: borrowed from Amanda’s Aunt / pants: House of Vintage / shoes: Value Village 2 bodysuit: Chosen Vintage 3 ‘shoes’: Shelby Fenlon / dress: Chosen Vintage 4 sweatshirt: Henriette’s own / ‘pants’: Shelby Fenlon / shoes: Henriette found on…