(Issue 14) Fashion Feature: Rupal Bakul Banerjee

Interview and Photography by Anisha Patil In this interview, designer and founder Rupal Banerjee of ‘Ru by Rupal’ tells Fashion Editor and photographer Anisha Patil about her journey of self-expression through fashion, graphic design and business. From her early days influenced by her Desi parents’ business to her later days at Parsons, and more recently … Read more(Issue 14) Fashion Feature: Rupal Bakul Banerjee

THIS IS GOING TO END WELL by Selena Kuikahi

SCENE 1:INT. QUEER NIGHTCLUB, LOS ANGELES – NIGHT (2019) VEGA (22, long brown hair, tan complexion, arm filled with miscellaneous doodle-like tattoos) waits at the bar, twirling a marker between her fingers. POP MUSIC drowns out the CHATTER of bar goers.AVERY (23, short black hair just shaggy enough to escape a “bowl cut” moniker, cuticles … Read moreTHIS IS GOING TO END WELL by Selena Kuikahi

Nathan Farrell Music

Nathan Farrell (he/him) is a 23-year-old vocalist, saxophonist, songwriter, and arranger based in New York City. He narrates the complexities and contradictions of the human condition through stories of love and loss, as a young mixed-race individual processing current issues such as mental health, queerness, racial justice, and climate change.  Nathan’s sound presents a gratified, immersive … Read moreNathan Farrell Music

“Wildflower” by Avangelia

Soulfulness is nearly impossible to describe but is unmistakable when truly felt. Avangeliacaptures the visceral feeling like few others. The 20-year-old Brooklyn born, Singer – Songwriterand producer embodies it, with all of the nuanced pain and bliss wrapped up in the concept. Sheexplores jazzy melodies in tandem with folky storytelling and neo-soul/R&B grooves. Wildfloweris Avangelia’s … Read more“Wildflower” by Avangelia

“Hohenheim Suites” by Stratøs

Exploration of one’s identity in the face of existential uncertainty is the core theme of Hohenheim Suites, the sophomore LP by saxophonist, composer, producer, and film photographer Stratøs. Stratøs’ previous project, Planets, was the amalgamation of the producer’s diverse musical identities. Reaching from the visceral, distorted sounds and grooves of the death metal world to … Read more“Hohenheim Suites” by Stratøs

Questions of Canon in Gilbert Hernandez, Palomar Comics by Martin Dolan

As half of the genre-defining duo behind the Love and Rockets comic series, Gilbert Hernandez is well-known by graphic novel fans and critics alike as an influential figure from the medium’s formative years. Throughout the 1980s and 90s, as writers and artists from all sides of comics were striving to push the literary and artistic … Read moreQuestions of Canon in Gilbert Hernandez, Palomar Comics by Martin Dolan

Artwork by DaJaniere Rice

My name is DaJaniere Rice (day-juh-near) and I’m a multidisciplinary artist from Inkster, Michigan. Art has always been a gateway for me to express myself and learn more about who I am as a human being and artist. Being a person who has struggled with depression and anxiety, art and design have become my places … Read moreArtwork by DaJaniere Rice

Artwork by Jennifer Reeves

Jennifer Reeves (b. 2000) is a hobbyist artist from the Philippines whose mediums primarily include analog collages and recycled crafts. Jennifer comes from a non-art related background rooted in conservation biology and international studies at Monash University, Australia. She started her artistic journey with digital drawing, but was inspired in recent years to incorporate scrap … Read moreArtwork by Jennifer Reeves

Artwork by Sasha Schwartz

Sasha Schwartz (she/her) is a visual artist and freelance theater scenic designer based in Pittsburgh. She is an advocate for inclusivity and accessibility in the arts industries, and broader representation of BIPOC, queer, and disabled voices in media. Her visual art is very much inspired by the stories and experiences of her immigrant Chinese mother, … Read moreArtwork by Sasha Schwartz

Artwork by Kyle Lynch

i hate hotel showersKyle Lynch finelineKyle Lynch Poco a PocoKyle Lynch the weight i’ll always carryKyle Lynch “To be an artist for me has always been to create a space that validates a feeling, idea or circumstance. To create spaces for the things without a place. I hope people can find comfort in my artwork … Read moreArtwork by Kyle Lynch

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