THE BODY POSITIVE ARTWORK OF HILDOS

In the 1970s every Saturday morning, the Lebanese American University offered art classes for kids. Starting when she was seven, Hildos took these classes and fell in love with experimentation and creativity in art. This weekend progr...

THE AUTO-ETHNOGRAPHIC FASHION DESIGN OF YAYI CHEN

Yayi Chen believes fashion is a way of applying art onto the human body, ultimately becoming a medium of self-reflection. For Yayi, this self-reflection extends beyond herself, back in time to her ancestral lineage, into...

THE COSTUMES AND FASHION DESIGN OF SAORI MITOME

It takes two hours by train and bus from Tokyo to get to where Saori Mitome grew up, surrounded by the iconic cherry blossoms, rice fields and flower gardens of the Japanese countryside. Perhaps it was her upbringing aroun...

THE WORK AND STORY OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY ARTIST FEDERICA BORLENGHI

Since moving to New York City and completing her BFA in Directing and Playwriting from the New School, Federica Borlenghi has dedicated her attention to the development of new plays. She is particularly i...

THE EXQUISITE VISUAL ART OF I-LUN HUANG

Born in Taiwan, I-Lun Huang has been making art since the age of three, when her mother signed her up for dance, piano and painting classes. By age five, I-Lun had decided that for her there was no life but the artist’s life and h...

THE PECULIAR AND SOFTLY BEAUTIFUL PHOTOGRAPHY OF ANA PAULA TIZZI

Is what you see all that there is? Can an image in which fingers move and cups empty count as a picture or as a movie or as something eerie and in between? Do the ghosts of movement drawn in thin lines or...

THE MOVEMENT WORK OF CLARA WIEST

Like so many of us creatives, Clara Wiest says, “I could never imagine myself doing anything else. Really truly. Even now, I sometimes think about what I would do if I weren’t an artist. And I CANNOT think of anything else. Nothing makes...

Natalie Burlutskaya is a New York based curator, producer, and photo artist, and is the founding director of the international arts organization RE: ARTISTE. Born in Russia, she came to the United States more than 15 years ago, after growing up very interested in nearl...

THE DISTINCTLY HUMAN AND VIVID WORK OF AMAIA GOMEZ MARZABAL

“My inspiration is the image itself. I like to tell a story with my art and let the viewer thinking about the message of the image,” says Amaia Gomez Marzabal of her paintings, “Through the ideas of repetition...

Typewriters have historically been used to create only one type of art, that obviously being writing, and until engaging with Nutthawut Siridejchai’s work most people would never have thought that it could be used for anything else. Born in Bangkok, Thailand, now based...

Sarah Esmoingt’s says she has the creative spirit in her blood, coming from a lineage of Parisian dancers and sculptors and architects, and this artistic heritage can be seen when looking at the intricacy of her embroidery and the beautiful minimalist line work of her...

With a father who was an artist and an art professor and a mother who was an astrologer and a teacher, and a childhood spent star gazing, painting and playing instruments, it seems that being an artist was really the only option for Canadian Born photographer Erica Rea...

Luisa Aguado’s parents, while raising her by the sprawling and notoriously luscious coast in Galicia, Spain, said that they wanted her to do something serious, so she went to school for psychology. But something wasn’t right. She wanted to do something practical with h...

"My work is about the lives of women and the perspectives of the societies that define female beauty," says Izabella in relation to the themes behind her latest exhibition. "My goal has been to open discussion through various formats, including fashion, photography and...

Look down, are you sitting on a chair? If you are, do you know who made it, can you feel and see the grain of the wood, can you describe the color or the shape, is it art? Maybe you aren’t sitting but no matter where you are, whether that is an office or your bedroom o...

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