Chyanne Kemp Illustrations

I often find myself a bit overstimulated by life as I know it. Visual art is how I slow down and process all of the people, places, and things that ebb and flow around me – and above all else, the feelings. There is no art without feeling so at the end of the day, I am always grateful to feel. My work bounces around color pallets, allusions, and characters of all kinds – creating it feels just as fun as it is does and I only wish to inspire more whimsy in those who perceive it.

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Into the Benidorm Groove by Seigar.

This series is a collection of pop street photography taken in Benidorm, Spain, during a short trip in January 2020. The images bring the essence of the place from an intentionally kitsch point of view, showing the unique personalities, almost like characters from a film. The aim was to play with the stereotypical images of this famous coastal town where everything is possible. As a photographer, I adopted the attitude of a camp spy. Enjoy this popular destination with authentic protagonists! – Seigar

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Hair Stories: (Kimber)

Photography by Joana Meurkens, Forward and Interview by Carolina Meurkens Interviewing our community members for our monthly hair stories has been one my favorite projects to put together every Issue. With every story, I learn more about the powerful connection between hair, heritage, and identity. This month, I had the pleasure of interviewing Kimber, my…

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Healing Spaces and Places by Maya Mathur

Like most, I’ve always enjoyed receiving flowers. My first boyfriend used to pluck hibiscus and plumeria from the neighborhood hedges and place them behind my ear, causing seventeen year old me to swoon. When we broke up, I continued to buy myself flowers as a sweet gesture— tangible proof that I could make myself feel loved in this…

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COVID-19 Has Proven To Be Deadly, Especially for the Latino Community by Brittany Zendejas

(Illustration by @iggdeh) While Miguel Hastorga speaks, he constantly has to clear his throat, trying to suppress the fits of coughing that still linger from the virus. His sentences are slow and thoughtful. Before the positive test results, every member of the family had tried their best to be cautious and clean. Then his wife…

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mariconcito VI by Jose Useche

VI. PB was a place rife with inconveniences: a narrow, creaky bed provided by the theater where  one couldn’t even sit up without careening into the top bunk; sunburnt noses and shoulders;  and sand that finagled its way onto and into every surface imaginable – toes, teeth, eyelashes  and even my luggage, which I discovered…

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