Stephanie LaCava

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Have you always been a writer? I always wrote and I read everything, even things I wasn’t supposed to. But I didn’t think I was going to be a writer. I wasn’t raised in an environment where pursuing a career … Continue reading

Cary Fagan

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Tell us the story of how you got into photography. I got into photography unintentionally through my dad. He also is a photographer and shot a lot of junior league sports like football. He shot every Saturday. At one point … Continue reading

Jameel Mohammed

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Growing up, were you always creative? Yes! I’ve been drawing for as long as I can remember. I explored all types of illustration, from realistic 3D portraits and manga to graffiti. I actually got arrested for graffiti in seventh grade, … Continue reading

Grace Pickering

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What’s the story behind your first camera? When I was 14 and my school had a darkroom, I got into developing photos by hand. My teacher recommended I get the Pentax K1000. I was very much into photos of musicians like David … Continue reading

Greta Bellamacina

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The career of a poet is one that not many people pursue occupationally. What was your first exposure to poetry? As a young writer, I never considered it poetry. I was more interested in combinations of words. I would endlessly … Continue reading

Bonnie Arbittier

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What has been going on in the past year of your life? I started working in graphic design in the fashion industry in New York after I graduated in May [2014]. I quickly realized that the fashion world was too … Continue reading

Andrea Sisson

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Tell us the story behind your first camera. Disposable. Every weekend as a teenager, I absolutely loved it. I had covered my bedroom walls and ceiling completely with photographs and drawings that I would spend lengths of time arranging. I added photos … Continue reading

Andrew Luce

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You’re incredibly young. You’re 18-years-old right? Actually, I’m 17 right now. How did you first get introduced to music? When I was 8, I found my mom’s Guns and Roses record in her glove box and got interested in music. … Continue reading

Ian Durkin

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Tell us about your first camera. What’s the story? My first camera was a JVC mini DV camera that looks exactly like the camera emoji.  I got it when I was 12 or so for Christmas after years of wanting … Continue reading

Wei Lin

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Describe your earliest fashion memories. I grew up in a sweater factory. I used to play with yarns and sewing machines when I was little. What is most frustrating about the fashion industry, in your opinion? Fast fashion.  I think … Continue reading

Nina Lindgren

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Tell us about Floating City. Why did you work with cardboard? I’ve made three big cardboard sculptures ever. The first one was called Cardboard Heaven (2009). Floating City is actually both the second and the third sculpture (2014 & 2015). I use … Continue reading

Hae-Jin Park

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How did you get into illustration? I always loved drawing. I was a very quiet child and shy for a long time, and I liked drawing more than anything. It allowed me to explain myself more than through writing or … Continue reading