Skateboarding has not only become King's therapy, exposing her to a close-knit community of women skaters, but also serves as a catalyst for her creativity and ultimately has put her in a place where she feels like she can be her authentic self.
Wolfman Books has quickly come to represent both the physical space where new and used books are sold, where words are read and bodies perform but also encompasses that sense of wonder and urgency to pursue the creative unknown.
Visual aesthetics meets musical function in the Prisma Guitar workshop. Skateboards and guitars. The two have always been close to one another, but Nick Pourfard smoothly took the relationship a little further.
We visited Tyler at HVW8 Gallery in Los Angeles to chat about the early days of HVW8, transitioning from artist to curator, youth culture, his connection to skateboarding, the gender gap, and authenticity.