Private chef and lamb-hacking pro Alia Zaine prepares food with the same finite consideration she hand picks it with, pairing passion with the local taste and focused approach of those harvesting her fresh ingredients.
“Everyone please remain calm and evacuate the premises immediately,” the voice echoed spookily over a loudspeaker, engulfing the Pitchfork Festival attendees at Chicago’s Union Park. What quickly sparked into a scene that could have been a part of the Hunger Games series, people abandoned their posts around the festival’s stages, allowing for all chaos to ensue.
As natural observers, we learn and understand with our fives senses—that is, until they’re impeded by things such as geography or time, in which case we look to outside experiences to fabricate our own. Enter photography: the window to shared places, moments and experiences from which we inform our own by others’ documented memories. For photographer Yoav Friedländer, those shared memories are more than memories, but opportunities to develop personal meaning and effect.
Luke Pelletier and his friends John and Matt (the See Ya Laters of Alligator Kid & The See Ya Laters) just released their debut album "Never Ganna Mellow Out," a "goofy-surfy-indie-pop record about girls, friends, systems of being taken advantage of while simultaneously taking advantage of other people, and being a generally self-destructive person." amadeus consensus: it's awesome.
To Justin Clifford Rhody—an Oakland, CA native with free-form photography down to an archival science of sorts—the experience of a photograph is to be interpreted by the experiencer, whether that lives in his interactions with subject and film or in the onlooker’s self-diagnosis of a photo’s weight.
Although the saying goes, “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” we more often than not find ourselves doing so as we navigate the rows of our local book store. From color scheme, to use of text, to the amount of white space left untouched, the book’s cover artwork should evoke just as poignant of a story as the words that line each page inside.
Twists and turns, zig zags and dead ends—a maze can appear unsolvable. For artist Eric Eckert, completing a maze was never his goal, but creating those complicated, interesting routes became his focus.
Artist, friend and amadeus-collaborator, Teresa Flowers, was there to capture the ceaseless day, snapping live sets, friendly faces and the funky fest's locale. Take a look at LOLIPALOOZA 2015 through Teresa Flowers' lens.
A black-and-white photograph titled "White Skates" perfectly captures the provocative, sensual and enigmatic style of Sally Mann's stunning photography. Mann's older daughter, Virginia, stands naked and poised in some white roller skates on a wood deck with her siblings. Her pale body is luminous; it appears sun-kissed and at the center of the intense summer light behind her.