This is the third or fourth iteration. You watch an old music video now and literally I’m the only person in it that’s still in the band. On a personal level it’s kind of strange, but people are listening to the music..
I made these masked geometric paintings based on collage and thought, “These are awesome.” Then I went to Holland for a month on a residency, came back and thought, “These are awful.” I started destroying them by wet-sanding them and I noticed what was happening.
"The Newspaperman," by its own admission, "...maybe the best example of what journalists can accomplish when given resources and encouraged to shoot for excellence."
You can be in the best physical condition, but if you cannot fund the expedition, you will stay home. You can have the best logistics on the starting line, if you are not physically prepared to survive in Antarctica, you will likely be home sooner than expected.
I like to think of it as an ode to the power of standing up united. A study of how 'divide and conquer' works on a small scale and how it could be defeated in an ideal world.
It’s a form that exists in different worlds. It can be incredibly private but still reach a large audience. I can spend solitary hours in my Paper Cave, folding and gluing and sewing until the sun comes up - but the book also allows me to interact with a large community.
Leslie Tai is a second-generation Chinese-American filmmaker. In her short documentary film, Grave Goods, the director pays homage to her grandmother with a sensitive reflection on mourning and remembrance.