Amalia Ulman Talks to Zoe Koke

PUBLISHED IN ISSUE 16 TEXT BY ZOE KOKE “Where do we get the energy to fight, where are the flowers?” is a part of the spoken voiceover for Amalia Ulman’s Powerpoint presentation, for her most recent performance, Privilege. I am feeling spacey from a 60 hour work week and somewhat hormonal when I meet Amalia…

Tess Roby: In View

“Places are fragmentary and inward-turning histories, pasts that others are not allowed to read, accumulated times that can be unfolded but like stories held in reserve, remaining in an enigmatic state” -Michel de Certeau, The Invention of Everyday Life, 1990.  The scale of Tess Roby’s large-format 35mm prints make them immediately compelling, and yet, upon closer…

Interview with Evy Jane

PUBLISHED IN ISSUE 16 Interview & styling by Nafisa Kaptownwala Photography by Arvida Byström Wardrobe from 69us I was first introduced to Evelyn Mason’s music through her project Bobo Eyes, which she worked on alongside Regular Fantasy’s Olivia Meek. The two made the sweetest electronic/pop/R&B, brought to you by Evy’s smooth, soulful vocals. Little did…

Cristine Brache: I Love Me, I Love Me Not

“How can one wish to continue existing as an embodiment of the past, while simultaneously wishing the past never happened?”    “In Puerto Rico, they sampled some twenty thousand people and found that a large portion of their DNA consisted of Native American ancestry, likely to be Taíno or Ciboney. All of it was female….

Panayiotis Terzis

PUBLISHED IN ISSUE 16 An engraving on an ancient Mesopotamian cylinder seal depicts a UFO landing on Earth. A Dogü figurine dated 1000 BCE looks suspiciously similar to our modern concept of an extraterrestrial visitor. There are several objects on the planet that support a theory of ancient aliens, or the idea that beings landed…

MALL IS MY LIFE: An Editorial!

Photo : Monika Mogi Art Direction: Marginal Press  Models : Naoki, Chico, Anna SHOP THE LOOK HERE!                                              Like what you see?! Shop the latest Editorial suits & hats at Marginal Press. Not available…

Joe McMurray: Fashion Explore

PUBLISHED IN ISSUE 16. Without surfaces there are no depths. Fashion Explorer Joe McMurray lends us his critical eye for this examination of the ensembles of Los Angeles. Just like public health institutions, religious organizations often use fashion to depersonalize their adherents, subjugating the concept of the individual to that of a higher power. Sameness…

LA Timpa: Adventures In East Pajdera

PUBLISHED IN ISSUE 16 INTERVIEW BY JESSICA CANJE PHOTOS BY VULGARTEEN One day LA Timpa came to a fork in the road and saw a white-haired, purple-eyed unicorn beside a tall standing tree. “Which road should I take?” he asked. “Where do you want to go?” The charming unicorn replied. “I’m following where my instincts…

Interview with Kiko Mizuhara

PUBLISHED IN ISSUE 15 INTERVIEW & PHOTOS BY MONIKA MOGI STYLING BY CHRISTINE LAI CO-STARRING YUKA MIZUHARA HAIR & MAKE-UP BY KANAKO YOSHIDA  I first met Kiko when we shot the cover for a Japanese magazine three years ago. For the Editorial, we wanted to take control and do something fun together — we had…

Char Esme’s Dody Rodent Traps

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Emily Post-Internet Etiquette

PUBLISHED IN ISSUE 15 WRITTEN BY WHITNEY MALLETT & ANGELINA DREEM From Santa Fe to Seoul, members from society wake, reaching for their interconnected devices, those glowing orbs that separate man from beast. We are always connected but too often there is a disconnect. Not because the IRL is any more “real” than the URL,…

Brad Phillips: Bullshit Both Talks & Walks

Brad Phillips’ photorealistic and text-based paintings are autobiographical, figuring his wife in intimate moments, or depicting various phrases that might amuse or terrify him. These are confessional works, expressing dread, absurdity and the complexity of love and domesticity. In turns provocative and erotic, or dad-jokey and sentimental, as a whole his work is confrontational—through his paintings,…

○✰♫☽ WEYES BLOOD performing “BAD MAGIC” LIVE ☾☿♪ ♥︎ ▫︎

Watch our issue 16 cover-star/folk-dreamboat Weyes Blood sing “Bad Magic” to an entranced audience at Drones Club in Montreal. Video by Olivia Whittick. 

Bedroom Tour with Weyes Blood

PUBLISHED IN ISSUE 16 Weyes Blood, otherwise known as Natalie Mering, is a Goddess Warrior fighting her way through life’s bullshit and transforming her frustration into beautiful, emotional, retro- futuristic 70s folk music. A true Gemini, she first appears as an urban, cool babe-around- town, but stick around a little longer and she turns into…

MAGGIE LEE GIGI’S UNDERGROUND

PUBLISHED IN ISSUE 16 PHOTOS BY MONIKA MOGI Hi! I am Gigi, I am a 20-something-year-old art student enjoying my life in the mid-2000s. I want to show you my environment, a place where people want to be and spend time in. I love La Monte Young’s Dream House! In my environment, there is a…

Interview with Tony Romano

Interview with Tony Romano, and review of his solo show New Work: 2014-2016 at Clint Roenisch. by Darby Milbrath Let me try and describe this to you. Walking into Tony Romano’s show at Clint Roenisch gallery you see a poster for a film and a welded bench inviting you to sit and watch the short film…

Saty & Pratha Editorial

PHOTOS BY SATY & PRATHA STYLING & ART DIRECTION BY NARIMAN JAY MAKE UP: TAMI EL SOMBATI, HAIR: ALIZA ESMAIL, MANICURIST: NARGIS KHAN @P1M, SET STYLING: KRISTEN LIM TUNG                       Models: Michelle K @ Sutherland, Talvi. Sierra @ Seen, Bridget @ Elmer Olsen, Reau @ Elite , Sam @…