SURELY THE SKY OPENSBy Curtis BergesenPublished Issue 079, July 2020
ïBy Aïcha MartineArt by Julianna BeckertPublished Issue 079, July 2020 My name is Aïcha with an ‘A’ and an ‘i’ that wears a crown;non-kin walk all over me and sigh it’s just a name, just a name. They desecrate its wilting flower-bodywith irregular, secateur-like inflections, sharp and cutting as the blade of colonial disdain. My
FUTURE FANTASY DELIGHTFunneling Creativity Through A Monochrome LenseBy Carsen GreenePhotos by Lindsey Kennedy & Courtesy of Future Fantasy DelightPublished in Issue 079, July 2020 Artist Nico Salazar delves into the winding road he took to landing his own room, Hidden Capsule, at House of Eternal Return at Meow Wolf. Nico Salazar, the artist behind the
Always Have, Always Will By Jonny DeStefano Jonny DeStefano is the co-owner and co-founder of Birdy Magazine. He is also the founder of the comedy activist space Deer Pile. His favorite color is red, he loves shark attacks, hockey and upright bass.
AN INTERVIEW WITH KID KOALABy John SchaeferPublished Issue 079, July 2020 Eric San is a world-renowned turntablist who makes music and art under the name Kid Koala. In the midst of a global pandemic and international protests for racial equality, we dropped into his workshop. One of our favorite creators shares some insight into his
MARCHING TO THE BEATBLACK LOVE BODIES SERIESBy Lio BumbaPublished Issue 079, July 2020 Lio Bumba (BUMBAKiNi) is a self-taught artist who brings a global view to the Denver art scene. Of Congolese descent, he boldly envisions the modern American experience from a black man’s perspective in swaths of folkloric imagery inspired by his African descent,
WEREWOLF RADAR: WHAT ABOUT PEDRO?By Jordan DollArt by Darian GarciaPublished Issue 079 Y’all ever hear about the San Pedro Mountain Mummy? Actually, Pedro Mountain Mummy is a bit more accurate as this took place in Wyoming not New Mexico, but we are potentially talking about a mummified elf here, so if “accuracy” is your thing,