Photographer Olivia Jaffe is rock and roll. Not the seemingly glamorous, groupie-love type of rock and roll, but the true guts and grit of rock and roll; the sweaty, bloody, ugly, and yes, at times, hairy, side of rock and roll.
Last year Sarah Gail was in an accident. Biking down New High Street in Los Angeles' Chinatown, she made a left onto Cesar Chavez Avenue at which point a car hit her, drove over her bike, and sped off.
"Lavender" is surrounded by the same mythos of self-doubt and internalized homophobia that surrounds "Fault," only "Lavender" is more personal and within the context of my current relationship with Christian Burke — my lover and my costar in the video. I became inspired by his struggle.
Jonas Wood has an incredible ability to transform his life onto a canvas. The Los Angeles-based painter brings his surroundings — whether that be sports he is watching on TV, old family photographs, or interiors — into beautiful, vibrantly colored paintings.