I’ve been trying to put into words this experience for a while. We threw up a few posts about it a while back, but it was kinda hard to do it justice. Luckily Nike’s done the hard work for us. So here it is. Acting weird at 1:04 and the settled profile at 1:57. wineandbowties.com/outhere.
FROM PENCIL TO PAPER
As kids we all start off as artists, don't we? We draw, we paint, we make sculptures out of bricks, legos, really whatever we can get our hands on. As the years go on though, as the Picasso adage goes, we seem to get caught up in a vicious cycle of working more and creating less.
ALL HAIL THE QUEEN
"You've got to be able to hold your own," she tells me. A little while into our conversation at Grid Gallery, we're covering some familiar territory, since I just asked Queens D. Light one of those eternally basic, cliche questions female MC's tend to have to field too often.
An Argument for More Love
Before you think my chest cavity lacks a beating heart, I was in love once. At the time, the thought of being with anyone else was physically off-putting. But I was 15, and the only person to have given me an orgasm was me.
A RADICAL EDUCATION
He’s like the coolest person you’ve ever met. Mid-60’s, sleeve tat, just chillin. We meet on the outdoor patio of one of UC Berkeley’s favorite study hubs, littered with international students and finals tension.
LESS IS MORE
It's been almost eight months since we last checked in with Kristian Contreras. Lending his talents to our most recent group show FEELS, Kristian has amassed a dynamic body of work.