Sage Elsesser Altars
Sage Elsesser’s library is a homage to his family lineage. This tribute catalogs the traditions that run through all facets of Sage’s output. The musician and pro skateboarder now surrenders the several lives he’s lived in the public eye, realizing what happened before is what matters most.
Toshiko Mori No Style
Toshiko Mori abides by no style. Modernity is elastic. The former Chair of Harvard’s graduate architecture program looks beyond the load bearing structure of buildings to excavate material matter—revealing the complexities and contradictions of modern human phenomena.
Hassan Rahim Source Material
In opposition to culture’s obsession with speed—Rahim’s output remains guarded, incubating as long as necessary while he builds collages that draw out subversive, torqued images. Hassan peels back the layers of his work to share the sources, experiences, and B-sides that shaped him.
Hans Ulrich Obrist Human Library
Mr. Obrist is the world’s most recognizable curator, but that’s not the point. His life is an exhibition that never stops—he barely sleeps and constantly travels while keeping a flat solely for his 10,000 book collection. Exhibits are temporary, a book is permanent, and between lies Hans: the human library.
Dozie Kanu Black Performance
On the life and work of Dozie Kanu. A conversation outlining early trajectory and current process. Accompanied by an index of related texts and images. For Dozie, function is the work's evolving expression, which extends beyond presentation, into the intimate back channels of process.
Marine Serre Future Wear
Marine's dystopian designs are disaster suits for our contemporary apocalypse. Her garments, made primarily of upcycled fabrics, are a reaction to fashions forthcoming demise. The Parisian designer shares the references that informed her breakout collections.
Hemal Sheth 99 Questions
Mulberry Iconic is a downtown magazine nerve center distributing thousands of hard-to-find and international titles. With over 30 years of expertise, founder Hemal Sheth is foundational to one of the most powerful cultural loops on the planet—the infinite cycle of print in New York City.
Venus X Radio Active
10,000 words inside the mind of DJ Venus X—creator of GHE20G0TH1K, the party that transformed a decade in New York. Venus traces the seeds of her movement that came together through a blender of experiences and fantasies that she picked up from books.
Cecilia Dean Unbound
Blue chip artists, downtown club kids, and Margiela-esque fashion legends. What do they all have in common? Cecilia Dean. For the past three decades, she has brought the world’s best image makers together to redefine contemporary publishing through her experiment—Visionaire.
Elise By Olsen Publishing Paradox
At age 21 Elise By Olsen founded the International Library of Fashion Research. Containing printed materials exclusive to insiders, this commercial matter is the footprint of the industry, making it a powerful tool for understanding the mechanics of the opaque fashion machine.
Beatrice Domond All City
Despite being sponsored since 2013 when she lived in Florida, only recently have the headlines cast Beatrice as the first and only woman signed to Supreme. Growing up, she studied skateboard magazines to dissect the styles and set-ups which she combined into her own mold.
Ritchie Torres Perils of Power
At age 25, Torres became New York’s youngest elected official. His district is currently facing a housing crisis the likes we havent seen since the Great Depression. Torres examines historical lessons on the corrosive effect of power as he works to transform a system that has abandoned The Bronx.
Juan Alvear Juans World
Juan's experimental nails are figurative sculptures of culture today—viral, exaggerated, surreal, and seductive. Working with Bjork, Arca, and Rosalía he blurs the lines of perception. Real or fake? Who cares. Nails are only nails because they exist on our fingers.