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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 program left such an impact on her t...

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 spaces she and her family...

10 Jun 2020

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 around the patterns of gridded farml...

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 interested in “work that include...

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 has built towards the goal of be...

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 superimposed onto still backgro...

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 me feel more in the right plac...

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 nearly every artistic form, from mus...

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 and chaos, I like to speak abou...

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 in Brooklyn, Nutthawut is a vi...

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