Artist Interview: Caro Pepe

Caro Pepe is a notable Argentinian artist, born and raised in Corrientes, AKA ‘city of murals’. After several years working in advertising as an art director, in both Buenos Aires and Madrid, Pepe decided, “it was about time to work on my art full time”. With that decision in mind, she picked up and moved to Berlin in 2012, “I wasn’t sure what to do or where to do it, I didn’t know anyone but I was in for the adventure. Lucky enough, this adventure started at the legendary Tacheles, where I spent one whole month working with artists from […]

Infinite Potential :: Interview with Kemi Yemi-Ese

Story by HANNAH MCMORRIS On a cloudy day in East Austin, I walked to Epoch Coffee and was greeted by a woman named Kemi. Making small talk, I effortlessly stepped up from the gravel parking lot onto the smooth pavement near the Epoch chairs and tables. Embarrassed, I recognized that my new companion, Kemi couldn’t do the same. She was in a wheelchair and didn’t have the luxury of stepping up onto the pavement. Kemi wasn’t bothered, and brushed off my apology, while we proceeded to look for a ramp for her to use. Searching for accessibility is a struggle I never […]

SPRATX X SNOW

BRANDON SNOW  “I began making leather goods about one year ago as I am always interested in “making my own” whatever it may be. It first started with a backpack then moved into making my own belt and wallet. Being interested in motorcycle culture I began playing with lightning bolts in my pieces and loved the way a bolt looked in stitches. After wearing my own goods my circle of friends began commissioning me to make them unique but high quality leather goods. Since then it has been a small, successful, word of mouth project. I feel great satisfaction in […]

Artist Interview :: Bumblebeelovesyou

Bumblebeelovesyou Born and raised in the southeastern part of the Los Angeles County, he takes the largely ignored parts of the city and uses it as his personal canvas by remodeling urban furniture such as newspaper boxes, telephone booths to tell stories of everyday life and comment on the collapse of the bee population through the rise of cell phone usage. He also uses the technique of stenciling and mixed media to create images of children on unloved walls of his hometown. Considerate and thoughtful, Bumblebee’s work also deals with issues such as child homelessness and the impact of modernity […]

Artist Interview : Sam Yong

Sam Yong is a 28 year old artist and explorer who has spent the last four months adventuring around the United States. He quit his job back home to foster a new path to expand his consciousness as an artist. We asked Sam some tough questions and some silly questions … we try to keep it professional, but honestly it ended up being an afternoon of good conversation about art, travel, life, death, adventures, and everything in between we while grubbed on delicious Takoba. Sam disclosed what it’s been like spending months on the road while crashing on couches, sharing his artwork, […]