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How the Cosmic Paintings of Umar Rashid Tell a Deeper Story

How the Cosmic Paintings of Umar Rashid Tell a Deeper Story

“I’ve always considered myself an amateur historian, especially as a Black American in the US, where histories are very conflated,” says artist Umar Rashid. “It’s not like, ‘Hey, I’m Irish.’ Nobody really knows where they come from. In the case of African-Americans...
Élise Rigollet, a Risograph, and a World of Gems

Élise Rigollet, a Risograph, and a World of Gems

“It was inspired by my parents’ passion for finding and collecting minerals,” says graphic designer Élise Rigollet of her latest work—a 60-page Risograph-printed zine called Rockie. Élise fell in love with the Risograph—essentially a stencil duplicator that’s a cross...
Rhett Baruch on Art Curation as a Form of Survival

Rhett Baruch on Art Curation as a Form of Survival

“I was influenced somehow or another by doodads,” art dealer Rhett Baruch tells me, utterly sincere. “Doodad,” by definition, means (literally) nothing. It’s a placeholder for words we cannot recall, like a gizmo, a whatsit, something Ariel would collect in The Little...
Emily St. John Mandel on Working Through Chaos

Emily St. John Mandel on Working Through Chaos

There’s a little bit of chaos pervading the office of writer Emily St. John Mandel. When we visit, her Greenwood Heights home is under construction and, space being a complicated issue in Brooklyn, her office room has become a defacto storage room. A couch turned on...
Na Kim on Transcending Medium and Geography

Na Kim on Transcending Medium and Geography

Right now, things are hectic,” graphic designer Na Kim tells us from her current home/studio in Stuttgart, Germany. Frankly we’d be surprised to hear things weren’t, considering the breadth of her work and the places it takes her. Na currently spends around half the...
MURUGIAH is Illustrating Change

MURUGIAH is Illustrating Change

When it’s nice out, Sharm Murugiah bikes or runs the six or seven miles to his studio in a 19th century library building in southeast London. Advertisement He calls the neighborhood a “leafy part of London,” about a 20-minute train trek from the Shard; it’s a place...