Join Shay Galla on the STP Virtual Runway
Fashion, Fashion week - - Emily Pavis, Maya Kotomori And L.A. Vandyke
Join Shay Galla on the STP Virtual Runway
“When I was little I used to get these destroyed Barbies from a junk store in Bushwick and I would sew them little outfits out of socks.” Read More >>
Billie Eilish v. Kim Gordon - Who Wore It Better?
Critique, Culture, Music - - Maya Kotomori
Billie Eilish v. Kim Gordon - Who Wore It Better?

This title is clickbait. I have no authorly will to pit two women against each other – a sin in this century’s former years’ unofficial feminist scripture. My general desire, instead, is to considerhow these two women show a bond of sisterhood – a virtue from a different page of the same feminist scripture. In thinking about feminism and women, time and place, I think about Billie Eilish and Kim Gordon (yes, respectively).  I remember reading this quote from Billie earlier this year, and decided to ignore it at risk of deep frying my brain. Don’t get me wrong –...

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Meme Countertransference with @themasterofcum
Culture - - L.A. Vandyke
Meme Countertransference with @themasterofcum

The admin of instagram meme page @thematerofcum walks us through the origins, inspiration, and psychoanalytic insight behind the humor.

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The Humbling Matter of Collective Work & Action, with Sage Adams & Anajah Hamilton of Art Hoe Collective
Art - - Paige Labuda , Allie Monck
The Humbling Matter of Collective Work & Action, with Sage Adams & Anajah Hamilton of Art Hoe Collective
STP sat down with Art Hoe Collective curators Sage Adams and Anajah Hamilton in early June to discuss their ever-budding platform, the role of art in social movements, and where the Collective is heading next. Read More >>
Lexie Smith on Bread and the Current State of Things
Art, Food - - Paige Labuda
Lexie Smith on Bread and the Current State of Things
A late April conversation, where artist Lexie Smith talks presciently (as we read in hindsight) about the deluge of sourdough in quarantine, the compounding isolation of our everyday, and the many things that the study of Bread has led her to. Read More >>
Amelie Schläffer is looking for your footprints (and other data)
- Allie Monck
Amelie Schläffer is looking for your footprints (and other data)
Surveillance remains a perennial topic of conversation and concern. Amelie Schläffer's work asks us to consider whether or not we truly own our data, and what someone can create when happening upon the data of a stranger. Read More >>
Looking for the Grotesque, on the road with Violet King
Art - - Allie Monck
Looking for the Grotesque, on the road with Violet King

Photographer Violet King is on the lookout for the grotesque, the abnormal, and the strange in our everyday surroundings. STP caught up with King to learn more about her work, consider trash popsicles, and find out how King is making art from isolation. 

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Sex, Drugs, and Other Artist Coping Mechanisms
Art, Culture - - L.A. Vandyke
Sex, Drugs, and Other Artist Coping Mechanisms
How can artists employ therapeutic techniques and practices to enhance their work? STP's L.A. Vandyke explores how vices, philosophy, sex, and gender can spark creativity and beyond. Read More >>
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot: the Mother, the Son, and the Holy Spirit
Art - - Maya Kotomori , L.A. Vandyke
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot: the Mother, the Son, and the Holy Spirit
Artist Emmanuel Desir opened one of the first solo shows since New York City eased up on lockdown, entitled Swing Low, Sweet Chariot. STP caught up with Desir on opening night to catch up on art, life, and magic. Read More >>
On: The World - A Conversation with Two Dogs and a Leash
Art - - Maya Kotomori
On: The World - A Conversation with Two Dogs and a Leash

Ezekiel Binns and Juan Cardona make up the duo "Two Dogs and a Leash," working to build a world from haptics and curiosity. STP's Maya Kotomori chatted with Binns and Cardona about what defines their work, the future of buildings, and of course, IKEA.

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