Jaime Muñoz draws from a range of shared experiences with his community and from his upbringing to explore ideas surrounding colonial history and the notion of modernity, and the mechanization of human labor as it relates to the working class experience and self.
The story of Woon belongs to restauranteur Keegan Fong and his mother and head chef, Julie Chen Fong, but dates back a generation before that, to June and Roger Fong, who left Hong Kong in the late 1960s for a better life—one where an almost preternatural love of food would bring a family full circle back to their heritage.
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.
In Venice Beach, California, the all-women skate crew GRLSWIRL takes its cues from the smooth, graceful style of the 1970’s to create an atmosphere for women to take up the sport without judgment or inhibitions.
As you walk up the industrial warehouse steps of Andrea Emmerich's studio and down the winding halls of what was once a doll factory, her unit presents almost an idyllic soviet-era apartment of yesteryear with giant factory windows and the weight of age to match.