I’ll never forget the feeling of driving through the oil fields at night for the first time. It was like an otherworldly invasion with lights from oil rigs beaming in distant wheat fields and flames bursting out of the ground.
I don’t like sketching first… I just put the paint down and have learned to embrace the mistakes because they usually make it better.
I’m a person who has an intricate relationship with my auditory environment. I’m always thinking “what is that sound?” “Where is that coming from?” I have to satisfy my curiosity.
His work is engaging, walking the fine line between fact and fiction, nodding to altered perspectives, and our own relationship to reality in a digital age.
My work is a study and meditation into the slippery notion of American identity, quietly for myself to process, and publicly to contribute what the process yields.
Amir H. Fallah, an artist and founder of Beautiful/Decay Magazine, found acceptance and inspiration in the photocopied ‘zines, punk rock music, graffiti, and skateboarding of his youth.
Mary Crosse is the founder and director of On My Block Films, a community based film festival that encourages neighbors in the New York City area to meet each others and experience collaborating on a film together.