Artist of the Month // Alyssa Ellis

Alyssa Ellis  is going into April because March was such a crazy time with us here! More photos of her studies with toxic plants.                   Also known as deadman’s bells, foxglove has the ability to slow the heart muscles to a creeping pace, causing it panic and […]

Visual Magic with Sarah Faith // The Magician

“When we practice magic we are always making connections, moving energy, identifying with other forms of being. Magic could be called the applied science that is based on an understanding of how energy makes patterns and patterns direct energy. To put it another way, at its heart is a paradox: Consciousness shapes reality; Reality shapes […]

Untitled // A Short Story

In honor of our collaboration issue, below is a short story by genevieve berrick.   The sunblock felt clammy against my skin. Clammy and slightly repulsive, like a slug was trailing across my palm. I didn’t want to be there. Sure, it was a beautiful day, a beautiful beach. The sky, the surf, it was all… […]

The Ubiquitous Gaze of the Wallflower // The Paintings of Ariana Papademetropoulos

‘It’s about creating a gateway where a seemingly traditional environment is liquified; revealing it’s organic and interpretive forms that bare similar effects to a Rorschach inkblot test,’ says Ariana Papademetropoulos, a portrait of beauty herself, perched amidst a sea of plants suspended above painted interiors embellishing the walls of her light-drenched downtown studio. Through inventive pictorial strategies, […]

DEATH IN PARIS //

Get out your credit cards – graphic design studio turned creator of über chic bags, Death in Paris, has released their second collection of minimalist heaven. Black and white leather, mixed with clear PVC, make up their range of functional yet fashionable goodies. The bags just exude a downtown sensibility that mixes the cool of […]

New Music // Mayflower madame

Who doesn’t love a druggie twang and echo of rock and roll?  We just got new music sent to us from our buddies over at Manimal.  New on our personal playlist to life is MAYFLOWER MADAME.  They have risen out of the psychedelic, doom rock haven in Norway to expel their own imprint of Black Angels x JAMC holy communion. […]

Ariel Beesley x Jamie Wise // An exclusive recording mix tape

Los Angeles based musician and model, Ariel Beesley has joined forces with her partner in crime Jamie Wise and fellow musician ( and James Dean lookalike ) in celebration of our upcoming Collaboration Issue #7 of the Work Magazine with an original recording of songs exclusivly for our Work Magazine audience. The Mix can be […]

WEIGHTLESS //

Directed by Josefine Seifert, we bring you “Weightless” by Danish artist, Hannah Scneider, off her new album Red Lines. A poetic montage of intimate vignettes of scenes both trivial and magic, the video depicts two characters in a dreaming state-of-mind simultaneously repeating gestures and restlessly playing with shapes and objects. Inspired by the grainy feel […]

ARTIST CRUSH // NICK GEORGIOU

Tucson-based artist, Nick Georgiou, takes discarded books and newspapers and transforms them into captivating sculptures that speak to the decline in printed material in favor of digital (dis)connection. Bold and bright, his creations are ripe with emotion, drawing you inside his world. He has been commissioned by heavy-hitters ranging from Hermès to Oxford University Press, […]

FASHION FOR ALL!!!

Friend of The Work Magazine, NiK Kacy is running a Kickstarter campaign to fund the creation of the first gender-equal footwear line. NiK Kacy’s shoes break the traditional gender boundaries of the shoe industry by doing away with the notion of “men’s” and “women’s” styles and sizes and establishing the first gender-fluid luxury footwear line in […]