Journalism

"You're Huck"

Interview w/ Signer/Songwriter, HUCK

For Populist Magazine

I'm Huck, we're Huck and you're Huck too.

"Re-appropriating Gay Porn"

Interview w/ Artist, Pacifico Silano

For Populist Magazine

When someone paints a tree, you can look at that painting and say "Yup that looks like a tree" Because we have physical reference to what a tree looks like, You don't have to come up a tree. Picasso could actually paint one hell of a tree, but he didn't see trees the same way you saw a tree. It takes a certain level of brilliance to create something no one has ever seen before, something that you and only you could imagine and execute. You may be able to follow or change a recipe, but are you able to create one?

"The Consequences of Fulfilment"

An Interview w/ Graffiti Writer SABER

For Populist Magazine

As a kid, if your hobbies are illegal, you grow this resilience to you. When you're told you're not allowed to do the things you love to do most in life, you do it just to prove that you can, to yourself and everyone else. You grow this ambition and love for something that no one really understands and you start to see the world differently. You have different values, most of the rules don't apply to you. You kind of get pushed into an odd corner of society that exists below the surface and doesn't really have anything to do with what the rest of the people are doing.

"We Wanted Thrills"

A Studio Visit w/ Artist Collaboration, FAILE

For Populist Magazine

Faile is an artist collaboration our of Brooklyn New York. Together the creature fantastic scenes that throw together elements that have nothing to do with each other. They keep you on your toes and your eyes moving across the canvas. 

Come take a look inside their Brooklyn Studio to see what an average day looks like them.

"So Fucking Rad"

Interview w/ Photographer, Jason M Peterson.

For Populist Magazine

You can look at only 2 of Jason's photos and understand his point of view. Jason is one of the biggest photographers on Instagram. His views on the readiness and opportunity of new media has shaped his career not only as a photographer but with his long standing career in advertising. A well executed black and white photo goes a long way and that's what the idea Jason has built his body of work with. Reveling the starkness of an environment, Jason has the power to clearly illustrate his subject in heroic displays that make you wish the world actually looked that cool in real life.

"How Color Controls the World"

An Interview with Color Guru, Leatrice Eiseman

For Populist Magazine

Leatrice Eiseman is a very important figure in the world of color. Most notably for the work she does at Pantone. Leatrice is the Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute and is responsible for naming all of the colors in the system, as well as their “Color of the Year”. She’s written six books on color and owns a color consulting company. She and her team advise some major brands and companies as to what colors to use for certain advertising, design and packaging.

"The First Woman Skateboarder to Go to the Olympics"

An Interview with Professional Skateboarder Lizzie Armento.

For Populist Magazine

Lizzie is a professional skateboarder who's career in recent years, has really taken off. So much so that Lizzie will be going to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and is featured in the latest Tony Hawk Pro Skater video game. Sponsored by Tony Hawk's board company. Birdhouse, Lizzie has been setting a precedent for a new standard in woman's skateboarding. There has been woman's pro skating for years, but it hasn't been until recent years that a much bigger spotlight has been placed on it. Lizzie and her peers have been able to really break through the industry and make ..

"About the Exhibition: 'Portal'"

An Interview w/ Painters, OSGEMEOS

For Populist Magazine

Otavio and Gustavo Pandolfo are two identical twins hailing from Sau Paulo, Brazil. Going by OSGEMEOS., the twins have been painting graffiti together since the 80's and are known for their monumental murals and signature characters. All of their work takes place in a different world, a world that they've created and cant escape, they call it Tritrez. A realm that closely resembles their dreams, surreal landscapes inhabited by its's folky, patterned clothed citizens.

"Busy City Streets"

An Interview w/ Painter, POSE

For Populist Magazine 

Pose is a legendary graffiti artist from the MSK crew. The same way he approaches breaking down letter structure is the same way he approaches his illustrations. Pose and his piers are known for pushing the boundaries of what words can look like. When we look at a Pose piece, It feels like you're walking down a busy city street. Lights flashing and a thousand different sounds from all directions. Sensory overload.

"Between Madness" 

An Interview w/ Photographer, Joe Rovegno

For Populist Magazine

The protests in NYC were definitely a sight to seen and Joe Rovegno was there to photographing it all. Check out his new book and exhibition Between Madness as he illustrates his experience through it all. The exhibition is open until 11/4/20 at the LAAMS store in New York City.

"Shit Ain't Easy"

Interview w/ Graffiti Writer, CES

For Populist Magazine

To an outsider when they think of graffiti,I feel like a lot of people think like names

"ABOUT THE EXHIBITION: 'CICADA'"

Interview w/ Painter, Swoon

For Populist Magazine

Come with us as we take a look around Swoon's new show "Cicada" at Jefferey Deitch Gallery in New York City. WE were lucky enough to catch in the middle of her installation to ask her some questions!

"Sleep Paralysis"

Interview w/ Make-up Artist, Mimi Choi

For Populist Magazine

When someone paints a tree, you can look at that painting and say "Yup that looks like a tree" Because we have physical reference to what a tree looks like, You don't have to come up a tree. Picasso could actually paint one hell of a tree, but he didn't see trees the same way you saw a tree. It takes a certain level of brilliance to create something no one has ever seen before, something that you and only you could imagine and execute. You may be able to follow or change a recipe, but are you able to create one?

"About the Exhibition: 'INTERFERENCE FRINGE'"

Interview w/ Sculptor Tallur L.N.

For Populist Magazine

Interference Fringe is the survey show of International Artist Tallur L.N. Displaying the cung the culmination 13 years of work brought together for the first time ever. We caught Tallur as he was installing the show to tell us a bit about the pieces that were included. Theshow is an interactive experience that tells a story about the human condition of greed, indulgence, and the natural cycle of life.

"No Smiles"

Interview w/ Painter, Eric Yahnker

For Populist Magazine

Art is known for being way to serious all the time. ITs always refreshing when you get the chance to see when its not. When you look at Eric's paintings, they make fun of the absurdity of political icons and our obsession with them. 

"REDEMPTION"

Inteview w/ Graffiti Writer, Charlie the Hustler

For Populist Magazine

Shit ain't sweet all the time. Life isn't perfect for anybody but some people definitely have it better than others. Growing up, some kids living situations aren't as comfortable as you hope them to be. Charlie definitely was dealt some not so great cards in his life and the only way he's known how to navigate through them is graffiti. Its not a perfect life to live but its anything other than and dull one

"Keeping It Weird"

Interview w/ Photographer, Gab Bois

For Populist Magazine

Gab Bois only rocks fake Gucci...

"Mine, Yours"

Interview w/ Painter, Lola Gil

For Populist Magazine

When someone paints a tree, you can look at that painting and say "Yup that looks like a tree" Because we have physical reference to what a tree looks like, You don't have to come up a tree. Picasso could actually paint one hell of a tree, but he didn't see trees the same way you saw a tree. It takes a certain level of brilliance to create something no one has ever seen before, something that you and only you could imagine and execute. You may be able to follow or change a recipe, but are you able to create one?

"Clashing Worlds"

Interview w/ Artist, Julie Boserup

For Populist Magazine

Julie Boserup's collages deconstruct our reality. A combination or color and grey, they almost feel like two world colliding together. Check out our interview with Julie as she explains her real onship with architecture and the spaces she inhabits. Link in our bio.

"A Day to Come"

Interview w/ Singer/Songwriter, Molly Burch

For Populist Magazine

Does Molly believe in aliens?

"From a Far"

Interview w/ Dominatrix, Mistress Datura

For Populist Magazine

Mistress Datura has taught hundreds of Jewish men how to twerk. Check out our interview with Mistress Datura to hear her talk about her experience being a professional dominatrix

"More Dollar $igns Plea$e"

Interview w/ Singer, Gnarly

For Populist Magazine

Singer of Punk Band Kate MO$$ describes the benefits of doing whippets on stage

"Fuck Negativity"

Interview w/ Filmmaker, YGA

For Populist Magazine

YGA of AWGE collective shares hi history and motivation behind everything he makes. 

"Who's to Say"

Interview w/ Painter, Ana Benaroya

For Populist Magazine

Ana lets her chatacters do all the talking for her.

"Over Text"

Interview w/ Artist, Yung Jake

For Populist Magazine

An over the phone interview with visual artist / musician Yung Jake

"Preserving History"

Interview w/ Fashion Designer, Kasuni Rathnasuriyal

For Populist Magazine

Kasuni Rathnasuriya is a Sri Lankan born fashion designer who is the owner of KUR, a womens ready wear brand. Kasuni has a rich background in fashion and design and is currently thriving in the overcrowded mix of New York Designers. Her Sri Lankan Heritage Heavily influences her collections, 

 

Her Clothes are very delicate, using a very intricate handmade lace pattern work called Beeralu. Technique from Sri Lanka dating back over 600 years

"Bold, Beautiful, Profound"

Interview w/ Fashion Designer, Delfina Balda

For Populist Magazine

A Look inside Delfina Baldss Brooklyn Studio!