What do we want anyway? Dream of love or live love? True love, that does not exist because there is just love. What do we want? Take responsibility? For this, but not that, whatever that is. What do we want? To hold a hand without hurting it? A drink in the afternoon, a place that’s still open, a phone call. A little numbness, another body to warm yourself. What do we want?
A Love Affair. Devoting your time with heart and soul to something you love can unveil elusive energy, undreamt possibilities. This issue we dedicate to passion. The passion and love for what you do. The sort of passion that once it enters your life, you can‘t relinquish. It catches you, and like a wave, carries you up and down, impels you, and guides you to countless opportunities, endless like the vast ocean. Who knows where it carries you?
Amid the 72 hours of dancing, moshing, and singing- perfect strangers took care of one another. Harm reduction was at an all-time high thanks to a genuinely caring staff and security who dedicated themselves to making this festival a safe place to lose yourself in. Quickly becoming the best hip-hop and R&B music festivals in The U.S., Day ‘N’ Vegas sets a new standard for city-based music festivals worldwide.
CONVERSATIONS is a new project inspired by the global lack of and need for meaningful dialogue and true empathy. The exchange between individual groups, views and ways of life is as important as never before. Because precisely due to the large amount of diversity in our society, it often happens that one needs fewer and fewer points of contact with other groups. Honest communication at eye level, coupled with authentic interest in other people definitely belongs more in the spotlight again.
Breaking up is never easy. Photographer Agathe Karsenti documented the rebuilding phase of her sister Alice on film. “A few months ago my sister went through a tough break up and got really hurt. I decided to document the process of her rebuilding phase and opening up back to the world after the confusion created by this experience.
French photographer Olivier Laselle has been behind the camera for over 15 years already and is currently living in the Aola Surf School with friends. “On est rarement mieux ailleurs qu’ici.” Starring Nell, Camille Thomas and Charlotte.
Who does not know this overjoyed feeling when you make a new discovery of terrific things where you can feel they are made with so much love. These are also the things that you simply appreciate more. This is how we feel about MOXIE, an online boutique from Tel-Aviv.
Ashley Roberts is a visual artist and painter whose work explores a biodiverse ecosystem. Born in Florida, and residing in New York, Ashley’s work is inspired by the interconnectivity of people and our planet. Bold colors, intricate patterns, and chaotic linework resemble the inner workings of all living beings (veins, blood, and movement). Through her work, Ashley aims to reenergize the need for a more biodiverse society.
Philadelphia has a certain swagger to it that you won’t find in any other North American city. There’s a proud yet laid-back underdog mentality that is perhaps derivative of location; just 90 minutes south of New York. There’s also a comfort level you won’t find in a city like New York or LA. You can live in neighborhoods where rent isn’t outrageously expensive, and street parking is a cinch
Life is constantly changing and you often enter a new phase with new needs. The timeless clothing by TONI CORE can be worn in many phases of life, they are…
“Timeless design is all about the narratives, the historical and emotional value.” 23-year old Raf Reyes unpacks his influences, the legacy of artwear, and his long-term role in flipping the fashion script.
Her brain feels fried. What shall she do? Where is this bloody fulfilled life that they kept telling her about. That will give her all the satisfaction she was anticipating. And does it exist anyway…maybe it doesn’t so she can stop hunting for it, right?
A lot has been said about the color blue, I’ll hardly be the first. This isn’t to say this is an analysis of blue as a color, or blue as an emotion. But blue as perspective — the color of distant vaporous memory, opaque and often hindered — blue that moves. To illustrate my point, I have to begin with a tracing. To frame a lighthouse, a flower vase, a day in fall — a vision of the mundane in a steady flow that proves to be significant.
They had shared too many cigarettes, talked too deeply, fallen in love with the idea of each other too fast. they had been moving through clouds. clouds of smoke and affectionate illusions.
Sakshi Shaw, a writer based in Kolkata, India, paints us poems dipped in dreamy analogies and perceptions based on self- love. From scribbling along the margins of her notebook to building a community online, she has come a long way as a writer all the while incorporating matters such as feminism and the utmost prominence of independence in her poems. During our call, Sakshi shared with us some intrinsic details about her affair with writing and how she fell in love with it in the first place.