Sustainability, razors, and a “body’s forest”

Sustainability, razors, and a “body’s forest” Since it’s “No-Shave November,” I think it’s the perfect month to discuss body hair. Do you think shaving and body positivity can coexist? Shaving is one of those contentious topics. Who decided that women should be hairless, anyway? In the US, many women...


Photographing Cat-Hustler Khadir and His Persians

Photographing Cat-Hustler Khadir and His Persians Have you ever wanted to start a documentary photo project but felt overwhelmed by how to start? You may have a great idea, but it’s hard to put that idea into practice. How about if you begin a photography project with someone you...


Gory Exercises in Creativity, Interview with Cassandra Sechler

October 19, 2016

Artist interview with horror film director Cassandra Sechler How do you express your creativity? How did you become interested in your creative practice? I have various outlets for my creativity. I love being involved with film/camera work, photography, spfx makeup, lighting, wardrobe, painting, design, sculpture, writing, acting, drawing, poetry,...

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Writer Tommy Kim, “Makes connections between ideas no matter how strange”

September 15, 2016

Enjoy this interview with creative writer, Tommy Kim. Do you consider yourself “creative?” How do you express that creativity? Depending on the crowd, the word “creative” could either be a flattering comment on one’s unique view of the world, or it could be meant as a pejorative, as if...


Annie Tucker re: artistry in translation and Indonesia’s “crazy brilliant diversity”

August 18, 2016

Enjoy this interview with translator and dancer, Annie Tucker. Annie, did you grow up around people who valued creativity and creative expression? Yes, very much so. My dad had a day job but was always sculpting in his free time, mostly wood and stone, usually abstract animal and human...