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Interview: Mark Fox
Manipulation is something everybody experiences every day—good or bad, conscious or unconscious. For NYC-based artist Mark Fox, manipulation has permeated his entire body of work and is a theme he continues to explore in his latest exhibition "MFKPMQ...
DESIGN
Vanity Faith: Preachin' Ain't Easy
by Ikechukwu Onyewuenyi The move to marry modernity with sacred symbols is gaining momentum in both religious and design circles. This démarche has been a welcomed challenge for design collective Greece Is For Lovers (GIFL), as it calls for interpreting...
CULTURE
Barnaby Barford's Seven Deadly Sins
by Sabine Zetteler Never one to shy away from making a bold statement, ceramics artist Barnaby Barford's new exhibition "The Seven Deadly Sins"—currently showing at London's David Gill Gallery—addresses biblical maladies in a tellingly...
CULTURE
Mormon Missionary Positions
While the first amendment clearly states that "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion," many Americans are concerned about the potential change in White House administration this November, and what it would mean for...
DESIGN
The Enlightenment Series by Boris
It's easy to become "design blind" at the world's biggest design exhibition, I Saloni, and those rushing around to see the blockbuster names run the risk of missing the small gems hidden throughout. One such discovery for us was Boris, a Hong Kong...
CULTURE
Seven Deadly Dictionaries
Naughty librarians will love Deadly Dictionaries, a reference set based on the Seven Deadly Sins. Jennifer Wood has compiled the collection to elucidate gluttony, wrath, greed, sloth, pride, lust, and envy—each given its own cloth-bound reference...
CULTURE
A Testimony of Serpent Handling
In an era of digitally-manipulated images, Oregon-based photographer Hunter Barnes is one of a strong contingent who continue to create powerful pictures through a documentary approach. Intent on revealing unseen lifestyles, Barnes immerses himself...
CULTURE
Punk Jews
Brooklyn-based filmmaker Jesse Zook Mann's latest documentary project delves into the radical Judaism scene in New York. Originally announced on the crowd-sourced funding site Kickstarter, Punk Jews just reached their goal of raising $10,000 to make...
CULTURE
Jewnion Label
The brainchild of husband-and-wife team Joshua and Stacey Abarbanel, Jewnion Label is a witty take on vintage union label design coupled with a love of Jewish culture. Joshua (a fine artist who honed his handyman skills as a teen doing apartment...
STYLE
Jerusalem Jewelery
Debuting at the recent 2010 Designboom Mart at ICFF, Knockoutdesign's Jerusalem necklace steeps stainless steel coated in 24K gold with topical meaning. The internationally-strewn design collective created the pendant as a representation of the diverse...
STYLE
Uncommon Creatures
The debut collection from Danish designers Christina Højris Ottosen and Jens Kold-Christensen of Uncommon Creatures channels the style of Brooklyn's conventional Hasidic Jew. Inspired by the typical big black hat, flowing locks and overall...
CULTURE
My Haggadah: Made it Myself
To help kids understand the story of Passover—one of the more popular holidays for Jews and non-Jews alike because of its humanitarian message of social justice and peace—Francine Hermaline and her husband Adam Levite created "My Haggadah...
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