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6 Creatives on What They Wish They Knew Years Earlier

6 Creatives on What They Wish They Knew Years Earlier

1. I’d wish I’d known succinctly that hard work would pay off. I was frustrated by the perceived ghosts you’d hear about. I thought you needed glowing accreditations and prestigious college degrees and a host of frivolities like “good looks” and “family money” and...
How Marc Fornes Blurs Art with Architecture

How Marc Fornes Blurs Art with Architecture

In the back corner of a large building in Dumbo, bars and shops at the base and a maze of offices and studios throughout, I find my way to an assembly of colorful, thin, planar elements: creatures, structures, surfaces. This is the space of Marc Fornes, architect and...
Freddy Mamani on Building Dreams in the Andes

Freddy Mamani on Building Dreams in the Andes

Freddy Mamani Silvestre is not like other Bolivians. An indigenous Aymara (a prominent indigenous group in Bolivia and Peru, with smaller populations in Argentina and Chile), Freddy once lived in a small house made of earth blocks and paja brava, a local grass, in the...