Femininity: An Artistic Experience: Works by Desiree Godsell, Ron J, Al Padrino & Krystle Collins Curatorial Statement: I’ve been attracted to the concept of femininity and all that it encompasses. As I come into my own as a woman, I understand that conceptually femininity and feminine power incorporate aspects of strength, sensitivity, maturity and sexuality, just to name a few. Socially constructed, femininity […]Read more "[ART SHOW] FEMININITY: AN ARTISTIC EXPERIENCE"
The experience of ESNAVI is one that cannot be denied. From her 2011 release of Exit E, to her highly anticipated album being released this year, she has proven to be true to her purpose and message. Authenticity and empowerment are themes that continually flow through her music. I had the opportunity to sit and […]Read more "[INTERVIEW] Catching Up With ESNAVI"
I had the pleasure of hearing the full EP a few months ago. Heatwave starts with a striking beat that immediately engages you. Sonya’s voice is seductive and commanding. You’re taken through a journey of love, pain, struggle and the reality of relationships we’ve all experienced in our lifetime. The way in which Sonya delivers […]Read more "[NEW MUSIC]: Sonya Teclai’s Far Away"
South by Southwest came to an end this past weekend after more than a week of conferences, brand activations and live music. It seemed like everyone wanted a piece of the pie this year; from Pandora’s Discovery Den featuring acts such as Raury, SZA and Roc Nation’s Sam Dew to the Spotify House which enlisted […]Read more "[Photo Journal]: SXSW As Seen By Charde Kelly"
When you walk into a boutique or any space for that matter, ideally what are you met with? Well, I didn’t realize what my dream experience was until I walked into NOMAD YARD COLLECTIV in Washington D.C. All of my senses were immediately hit as I walked through the large industrial doors. They’ve not only […]Read more "Conversations With Vintage Dealer: Desiree Venn Frederic"
Art Basel is a time to experience the work of some of the most respected and cutting edge artists within the states and beyond. Everyone heads to Basel with many different intentions in mind. However, the one thread that connects each and every attendee is their appreciation for art and its creators. While engaging with […]Read more "Art Basel Chronicles: A Conversation with Michelle Joan Papillion"
What makes a true MC? Is it your technique, understanding the history behind your art form or the fact that you drink red wine during your interviews…lol? Well in KONCEPT’s case I would say all three. Koncept, an MC hailing from New York, has been in the game since he was a kid. Continually exposed […]Read more "[VIDEO]: My Style Is Inspired By: Artist & MC KONCEPT"