Tuesday, October 30, 2012

ECOFASHION: Love Is Mighty


Brilliant yet simple, this pump is constructed from recycled biscuit wrappers. The artisans hand weave the plastic on looms, creating a dazzling finish. The unexpected bursts of colour and words emerge in hues of copper, royal blue, crimson and lemon. Love is Mighty is a baby of my friend, Monisha Raja. 100% human and animal-friendly and vegan approved heels. Check out the collection.










KENDRICK LAMAR 'Real' ft. Anna Wise Of Sonnymoon [good kid, M.a.a.D City]


From his new album, good kid, m.A.A.d city

BLU & EXILE 'Maybe One Day' [Official Video]

BLU & EXILE - "Maybe one day" (f/Black Spade) from Dirty Science on Vimeo.

Friday, October 19, 2012

NYC ART: Tonight PURPLE opens at Causey Contemporary, Williamsburg featuring Alice Mizrachi, Diana McClure, Gilf!, Lady Pink, Lichiban, Miss Van, Olek, Priscila De Carvalho, Queen Andrea, Ritzy Periwinkle, and Sofia Maldonado


I’ve been in the studio preparing for a group show called PURPLE at the Causey Contemporary Gallery, opening tonite. The reception is between 6pm-9pm at 92 Wythe (on the corner of N 11th) in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. We have a great line-up of artists and an after party next door at Kinfolk Studios, so stick around.

PRESS PRELEASE: Eleven Female Artists take over Causey Contemporary Gallery in an exhibition exploring the color Purple August 2012, Brooklyn, NY — This autumn, eleven female contemporary artists will explore Purple as a color, word and psychological context in a freestyle exhibition where medium, formal strategies and process intersect to create original content. Purple will be on view at Causey Contemporary Gallery, 92 Wythe Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, from October 19 – November 18, 2012, with an opening reception from 6pm – 9pm on Friday, October 19th. This exhibition is produced by YOUNITY, an international collective of urban female visual artists, designers and craftswomen. The collective collaborates on creative projects, resource networks, mentoring of youth, community building, and the production of art exhibitions that promote women in the arts. Curated by Diana McClure and YOUNITY co-founder Alice Mizrachi, this exhibition features a group of internationally recognizable street, mural, urban and contemporary artists from across the United States and abroad including: Alice Mizrachi, Diana McClure, Gilf!, Lady Pink, Lichiban, Miss Van, Olek, Priscila De Carvalho, Queen Andrea, Ritzy Periwinkle, and Sofia Maldonado. From electric purple, Tyrian purple and Han purple, to purple prose, purple patches and human color psychology, the color purple has been tapped by the musician Prince, the author Alice Walker, the French art publication Purple Journal, and the ancient world, to convey a certain psychological vibration, spiritual energy or visual message. In this exhibition, each artists’ interpretation of purple aims to unlock new readings on the visceral, intellectual, conceptual, spiritual and pleasurable aspects of the color purple. For further information about Purple or the artists involved, contact the CauseyContemporary Gallery, 718 218 8939 or info@causeycontemporary.com





Tuesday, October 2, 2012

ARTISTS TO WATCH: Moruf & Iman Omari EUPHORIA






I admit I was sleeping on this album....Moruf and Iman Omari's recent joint project Euphoria is just full of greatness.

FASHION WATCH: STREET ETIQUETTE: "Travel Etiquette: Luanda, Angola"

Travel Etiquette: Luanda, Angola Preview video. from Street Etiquette on Vimeo.
Beautiful work. Shot & Produced by Joshua Kissi & Travis Gumbs of Street EtiquetteAdditional footage by TONE & Eddie

SOLANGE - LOSING YOU


love this directed by Melina Matsoukas...a visual feast! 

Monday, October 1, 2012

NEW RELEASE & UPCOMING SHOW: Flying Lotus 'Until The Quiet Comes'

As expected Flying Lotus' new album, Until Quit Comes doesn't disappoint. Continuing in the vein of previous releases, Until Quit Comes is an introspective project with textured, organic soundscapes and visual compositions (great to paint to, I might add). The album will be available on Collectors Edition 180g Vinyl, Double Vinyl, CD & Download. Released October 2nd 2012 on Warp Records.You can stream & listen to the album here.

FlyLo will be at the Apple Store, SOHO on October 9th. Check details here.