Sequoia Ziff’s snapshots arise as a result of her attraction to timelessness and imperfection and of her desire to convey vulnerability and nostalgia. Her particular way of looking…
Arjen Roos is the one responsible for all design and art direction in the shops owned by Hutspot in the Netherlands. With him we travel through the optimism that’s key for the success behind the start-up.
“We moved in for just a couple of months and everyone was enjoying it a lot. So one more month and then one more month and then all of a sudden we were already there for a year. And now we’ve been here for 6 years”.
His passion for art began on a skateboard and was inspired by artists such as Neil Blender, Mark Gonzales and Chris Miller. Besides, he dreamt about making his own artwork in children’s books.
He has lived in Spain for six years, but the marked Italian accent of Ivan Cicchetti (Bolonia, 1988) doesn’t fool anyone and is part of his trademark. Tall and slim, he’s a man with a lively spirit and big ideas, forever sketching out plans and turning them into projects.
Our friends from the Kolor collective reached out to us with some new, unpublished material, a co-production between between the rising star of Brazil’s eccentric fashion scene, designer Fernando Cozendey, and Franco-Hungarian photographer Pol Kurucz, founder of the kolor collective.
A fine line exists between working in an office and travelling around New Zealand on a bicycle, and we call it desire. Desire to make reality out of a passing thought, half in jest and half sincere.
Last year in the midst of the European-wide refugee crisis we talked to Iranian-born Gisele Azad, one of the volunteers of the Dutch refugee organization ‘The Vrolijkheid’. Now, a year later she still works with them and has recently teamed up with photographer Lotte van Raalte for a multidisciplinary project with a story.
As we blindly tumble deeper into the digital age, intimacy and personal connection begins to fade along with the sense of local community. Black Cracker, man of many talents, explores this evolution from the natural to the virtual in his recent record release ‘Come As U R’.
When I think about my adolescent self – I always go back to these times, perhaps because it was when I began to discover who I was – It feels like the life of another. The woman that appears there in my memory seems fake. It’s not me, although it was.