Untitled Project 001

Photo by Riley Lauren Lynch By Riley Lauren Lynch Untitled Project 001 is an exploration of permanence, loss and performance. Made out of candle materials, this piece is meant to be lit aflame until it is no longer present. The art then exists in the wax runoff, the burning flames and the scent that lingers…… Continue reading Untitled Project 001

Outgrowing Novelas

Photo by Ahri Vi By Ahri Vi I used to love novelas. My fondest memories are of those sitting next to my grandma on the bed, in front of those old-school, chunky black TVs. There, I was completely enthralled in whatever ridiculous storyline Telemundo came up with in order to entertain señoras across the US.…… Continue reading Outgrowing Novelas

give up your daydreams

Photo by Katie Richards By Katie Richards feelings are hard. it’s probably something we’ve said for centuries, because it’s true. they show up when you least expect them to, when you don’t want them to. when they hit, it’s like you’re a completely different person.  you’ll keep it secret from some of your friends, too,…… Continue reading give up your daydreams

The Way of Nature

Photo by Charlie Davies By Charlie Davies I wrote this text as a celebration of change.  In nature, I see so many examples of change. Birds molt, caterpillars metamorphose, water shifts its state, even some rocks transform into others. Some natural phenomena seem almost artificial, like bioluminescence in fireflies or comb jellies. I have always…… Continue reading The Way of Nature

Stripping iii/Hold Me Tender

Photo by Riley Lauren Lynch By Riley Lauren Lynch The work I create is, at large, about intimate happenings of the human experience; I aim to continually explore themes of control, trauma, healing, sexuality and objectification. The materiality of my fiber-based pieces is indicative of my mode of creation. I tend to gravitate towards tedious,…… Continue reading Stripping iii/Hold Me Tender

22/21

Photo by Tracy Fuentes By Ahri Vi I never could get into RENT. It’s not bad, and it definitely was groundbreaking for its time. It just wasn’t a musical that I wanted to hear during the time I started getting more into musical theater. No, teenage me was obsessed with Wicked, The Phantom of the…… Continue reading 22/21

Disability and Representation in “Hawkeye”

Photo by Tracy Fuentes By Brigita Przybylski Disney+’s Hawkeye, a six-episode Marvel TV series released on November 24th, focuses on Clint Barton aka Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), and Kate Bishop (Hailee Steinfeld). Although recent Marvel content like Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings and Eternals have brought much-needed representation to Marvel, Hawkeye expands on…… Continue reading Disability and Representation in “Hawkeye”

Confetti Cage

Photo by Ashley Gilland By Ashley Gilland I designed this embroidery with some beloved friends in mind that have felt trapped “in the closet”, but could see the remnants of celebration and pride waiting outside excitedly. The confetti or debris is open to multiple interpretations, but I like to think it is indicative of a…… Continue reading Confetti Cage