Shaqui Reed: Designer & Artist

Shaqui Reed’s work examines areas of imperfections expressed by irregularity, incompleteness, rawness, and simplicity. Her designs typically involve deconstructing, distressing, layering, and piecing together what is left behind. Her textile works speak of the color and texture of her fears. Her fears are represented through the roughness of the denim and the different shades of…

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(Issue 10) Art Feature: Cristina Loukopoulos

In this interview, rising painter and textile designer Cristina Loukopoulos tells Artistic Director Joana Meurkens about her journey of self discovery through her art; from reclaiming and redefining femininity to how her Queens roots infused with her Greek and Colombia heritage live through her paintings.  Interview by Joana Meurkens Photography by Joana Meurkens Styling by…

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Jessica Carvajal Artwork

Analog Artwork H2CO3 This piece illustrates the consequences of human activity on marine life and air quality, the graphic interpretation shows the reaction of the natural dissolution of daily CO2 emissions by the oceans which forms carbonic acid H2CO3 and thus increases the concentration of the hydrogen ion, which is responsible for the decrease in…

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“Twisted Colors” by The Red Pears

The Red Pears returned last month to introduce a new era of music this summer marked by their first release “Not In The Cards.” Now, they are ready to share their latest single “Twisted Colours.” Originally conceptualized during the initial days of the band’s formation, the track’s final form reinvents their beginnings into a fully…

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“Jilladelphia” by Hyghed

Jilladelphia” is an ode to both Jill Scott as well as the city. Hyghed tries to show the beauty behind the City of Brotherly Love while incorporating a plethora of landmarks from each part of town throughout this visual. The song & video is a classic. Even with all the adversity people face on the daily basis,…

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