It’s hot. Sticky. It’s August in Brooklyn and the sounds and smells hang on each other in the humidity like a reverberating smog. Great day to sprawl out on the beach, actually. Ward Roberts sits across from me, his latest published series, “Flotsam,” a stunning peach-toned coffee table book, open in front of me.
Positive body image, cooperative artwork and green, leafy flora: these are the ingredients for a great America .It was over a decade ago that Isaac Nichols co-hatched Group Partner with communal, shop-local intent.
Scott Albrecht's work is a realized cooperation of his artistic trainings (formal and passed-down; digital and tangible) and his day-to-day motions. The clickable meets the material meets the unscripted, essentially, via woodworking, graphic design, collaging and the pairing of ink and paper.
Sussingham grew up on Long Island, used to the convergence of assorted cultures and people, all of which he captures in his photos. From city sidewalks to friends' living rooms, Sussingham makes the most of his surroundings, employing his cameras rather than effects to grab the attention of his audience via the attention of his subjects.
Artist Jay Riggio’s craft is that of the early cut-and-paste model: the physical detachment of subject from circumstance. Permanent and formulated, Riggio’s alterations take the form of curious analog collages mixing personal relief with published depictions.
As another car speeds by, and her voice rises as the sound of wind grows louder through the phone, Tamsin Wilson recounts her days at Berklee School of Music, her band Wilsen's upcoming full-length, and the science behind her understated music.