Story and photos by Elle McLean. Imagine a building sitting alone, empty, desolate. Its purpose has been served… Or so it seems. In swoop a variety of artists and performers to transform the space into something creative and magical for all to enjoy. The event is called Wreck City, and it allows artists free range to bring to life any art, performance and multimedia pieces they can possibly imagine.
Story by Christina Wong. A golden thread, sheets of metal, and scraps of cloth: these are the treasures you have been told lie waiting for you within the red-brick building called the Atlantic Avenue Art Block. As you approach, you are greeted by the sight of a woman working, tirelessly coiling a golden thread on the wall.
Story by Christina Wong. What do a park bench, a bathroom stall, and a retaining wall have in common? To most people, not too much, aside from the fact that these are common structures that allow us to go about our day to day lives. But what if these structures had an ulterior motive, one that allows us to use these objects for their intended purpose, while also restricting our ability to do anything else with them?
Story and photos by Max Foley Amy Webber’s relationship to art is fairly archetypal. Her natural talent – discovered at a young age – combined with conflicting aspirations, experimenting with mediums, and a healthy amount of serendipity, has resulted in an aesthetic that is equal parts unique and approachable. What sets her apart, then, is her love of physical media and her gravitation towards subtlety in a world obsessed with the bright impermanence of digital.