Live In the Open

what a wonderful worldlive in the open Canada Goose In Residence with Kimberly Drew Words by Matthew Burgos Mural by Bianca Nemelc Artist, Activist and Writer Kimberly Drew As winter turns to spring in New York City, three artists resurrect …

Nicolò Canova

METAMORPHOSIS ISSUE 14Nicolò Canova Words by Matthew Burgos Growing up in his household, Nicolò Canova’s parents would chase him around the four corners of their quaint home as the young artist gripped the crayons in his hands, drawing onto the …

Bronx and Banco

NYFW SS22Bronx & Banco Words by Matthew Burgos Photos by Harol Baez Natalie De’Banco’s familial history immerses deeply within the fashion realm, a fuel to her passion for sartorial elements that bring about her reverence for the female form. This …

Tory Burch on Mercer

LaunchTory Burch on Mercer Words by Matthew Burgos Walking into the new Tory Burch store at 151 Mercer in New York City is as comfortable and stylish as you would expect from the designer. However, the brand’s clientele will immediately …

Yusuke Takahashi

DESIGNER Yusuke Takahashi Words by Matthew Burgos The devotion burrowed in the mind’s threshold nudges one designer in snapshots: while sketching the drafts of his latest collections. Once he has rekindled his readiness to embark on this unknown but familiar …

Sheila Nicolin

ARTSheila Nicolin The Joy of Finding Intimacy Words by Matthew BurgosIn ‘Indoor Fever Dream’, a figure with long blue hair and an oversized dark orange sweatshirt sits at the table. On the surface, a vase filled with yellow, orange, and …

Hope Tala

MUSICHope TalaIntroduction by Matthew Burgos Interview by Teneshia Carr Photo Credit – Campbell Sofitsi Docherty Plump cherries ice the whipping cream, and their plush skin conceals the opaque syrup that clothes taste buds with a depth of irresistible sweetness. While …

Ryunosuke Okazaki

DESIGNER Ryunosuke Okazaki Words by Matthew Burgos Harmony between nature and human beings steals the limelight, the presence of sewn threads and patterns in fabrics linking the two elements. Aside from one’s identity in nature, Ryunosuke Okazaki rehashes histories, the …

Phum Viphurit

MUSICLover Boy Humble Beginnings Words by Matthew Burgos Discovering the pulp of what one aspires to be ripens as the first step. Then, diving deep into the shrines that make up the groundwork of such a vocation follows suit. The …

Jie Wu

DESIGNER SPOTLIGHTJie Wu and the mesh of identity, emotions, and fabricsWords by Matthew Burgos The poignance of Jie Wu’s individuality transpires into her artistry. It forms imagery of self-exploration unveiled through the exposition of her inner thoughts. The cadence of …