If you grew up Black and in America in the 1980’s you probably had Al B. Sure at some point in the background of your life (along with the jheri curl, and Berry Gordy’s ‘The Last Dragon’, etc.). Atleast I did, and my Aunt was kinda in love with his ‘freshness’. French producer/dj Onra has made this edit of Mr. Sure’s classic track and I can’t help but bump it consistently. While listening, one should look at these iconic images by Melvin Sokolsky. I don’t know why, but it works so well, and already has my mind working on a new story…stay tuned.

and somehow between all of this ‘information’ the only thing that I can do is make images like this. (taken from our recent editorial in Rondo)

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So, looks like I have new representation (big tings happening in general, going to be going back and forth between new york and Vienna as well, me thinks with a little bit of London thrown in to keep me busier than I need to be) in the form of Young Division based in Germany. Wednesday I will be exhibiting some images along with Patrick and Andreas in our own ‘Fam Corner’ at Pratersauna in Vienna, along with the rest of the artists represented by Young Division. It’s all very last minute, but that’s kind of how I get down. Come through!

The Russian Empire 1909-1915

November 22, 2010

Came across some extremely rare color photographs of the Russian Empire. I almost cried. I am a bit of a history fanatic, especially in terms of early film, early photographic techniques, and of course fashion history. To be able to see such VIVID images from this time period…well nothing more needs to be said. Images courtesy of the Library of Congress via Huffington Post.

FashionVideoFestival/Budapest

November 22, 2010

So last weekend, Andreas and I were invited to be part of an international jury to judge upcoming fashion film makers in Hungary. As well as having Sand People screened, we sat in for press conferences, Q&A sessions, and in general felt and gave love. We met some amazing people along the way, especially Kathyrn Ferguson (fashion film director of the moment, working with Dazed Digital, curator at the ICA, as well as an amazing Experimental Film maker)  who also sat on the Jury. We laughed too too much, got WILD, and got totally inspired. Here are some brief moments…

me with Zsofia one of the festivals organizers, her friend, and the curator for the Ludwig Museum, which hosted the event

jury deliberations, and the worst pic of me ever. Whatever, Kathryn and Zsofia look great.

Headed Back.

November 8, 2010

Life has been…hectic to say the least over the past few months. I’ve pretty much been working non-stop. Anyways, expect some updates on the work section this week and in the meantime, here is a quick glimpse of some things that have made me happy over the past few months.

Mr. T giving style advice. No joke. Heed the man.

as well as finally coming across a cheap book with Sarah Moon’s work, including this image from here ‘Circus’ series.