AGWF is a Brooklyn-based curatorial team whose goal is to foster a dialogue between artists and transform the way people look at art in general. In a post-Occupy Wall Street world, they’re re-shaping the dialogue around art and politics.
I consider myself a very lucky person to get to draw pictures for a living. I find inspiration in many things, including the culture that I live in, the art I look at, the food I eat, the people I interact with, and the music I listen to.
You don’t have to live in Williamsburg to love the You Killed Brooklyn tee by Urban Cricket. With a feel for the vintage and a personalized illustration style, the Urban Cricket product line speaks to anyone with a love for casual wear and a hint of creativity.
It’s been suggested that the lure that ultimately roped John Lennon into Yoko Ono’s spell was the word ‘Yes’ written in tiny writing on the roof of her gallery exhibit. ‘Yes!’ It’s such a positive word, so packed with meaning, as this notice on a pole in an arty block in Brooklyn attests.
The Sketchbook Project collects thousands of artists’ sketchbooks from across the globe and exhibits them in cities all over the world. The crew just posted a sneak peek at some of the finished sketchbooks that have just arrived at Project HQ in Brooklyn.
For my money (some day, when I have some), you can’t get a cooler hoodie than you’ll find at Head Hoods. I first stumbled across their work when I was out photographing street art in the East Village.
The Makers is a photo project started by photographer Jennifer Causey. Interested in all the handmade and artisan products being made in Brooklyn, Causey began documenting them. Each photo series and interview celebrates a handcrafted product, from fragrances to chocolate, and gives a behind-the-scenes look at the craftsmen at work.
Based in Brooklyn, DDIILLIIAANN likes traditional ways of structuring songs as much as deconstructing them. Live shows tend to be fun, including great collaborators on different sound making devices and mathematical equations.
It’s hip to be a nerd, at least in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, home of the awesome Twenty Sided Store. Focusing on board games, Magic: the Gathering, and RPGs, the store hosts gaming nights sure to make your geek toes curl.
What will they stink of next? A chain of supermarkets in Brooklyn and Staten Island have began a radical experiment to pump the aromas of Lindt Chocolate and Smoky Bacon, among other flavours, into the air as a way to encourage mouth buds to start watering. And it seems to be working. Fruit sales are [...]
I originally caught wind of these photos on amazing artist/designer Scott Hansen’s blog. These photos, taken by Danny Lyon in Brooklyn in 1974, have such a gritty, yet nostalgic feel to them. As a native New Yorker, any New York history pieces leave me curious. Great finds. [Musician Outasight is writing guest posts for Lost at E Minor]
Attention hipsters: here’s a new role model for you. Lia Ices is a Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter with a refreshing style, cool melodies, and a good sense for minimalist avantgarde videos.
By clara k in New Photography on Wednesday 4 May 2011
Brooklyn-based photographer CM’s interest in fishnet is being explored in a new series of nudes. The sexy series pairs the delicate netting of a fisherman’s cast net with a curvy female form in water. It begs the question: just how did fishnet evolve from a tool of necessity into a tool of seduction?