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There’s a great argument to made for turning off your WiFi while you’re writing. That’s because most things on the Internet are simply a distraction for someone trying to focus on a story, its themes, characters, and how to bring it all together in the right words. With that said, the Internet can also be a writer’s best friend.
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Flying Lotus beats tend to sound the way Picasso paintings look: They’re alluring and fascinating, yet something seems a little “off” about them. They might be a distorted representation of something familiar — like the jazzy hip-hop cuts from his most recent record “You’re Dead” — or an abstract and highly unique creation all their own — like the thumpy, glitchy sounds of 2012’s “Until the Quiet Comes.”
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Sabrina Iacono grew up in Montreal and moved to Toronto where she received a BFA in Criticism in Curatorial Practice with Distinction in OCAD University.
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A FRONTRUNNER Exclusive interview with London Philharmonic Orchestra guest conductor and classical music trailblazer Karina Canellakis.
Founded in Glasgow in 2011, Good Press is a volunteer-run organisation promoting and distributing independently-published printed matter.
With a vision to showcase the newest tendencies in contemporary art, the Liste Art Fair Basel has brought together the younger generation of galleries that
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FRONTRUNNER presents our Summer 2020 cover feature: an intense, illuminating discussion with Alastair Mackinven during the COVID-19 lockdown.
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Buenos Aires-born artist Agustina Woodgate walks FRONTRUNNER through her work for The Armory Show 2020 with Spinello Projects, Miami.
Morgen Roloff Sechler paints what is comfortable: places and spaces from the home. Based in the Bay Area, California, she aims to capture spaces that
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A new docuseries from artist, author, and motivational speaker Octavia Yearwood delves into the lives of trans people of colour. The first season of The
An American nomad, Lydia Larson used art as a means of documenting the constant changes in her surroundings. Exhibiting across the United States and internationally,
Florida-based artist, Katie Evans, focused on life’s ambiguity through her still life drawings of feminine figures and objects. Through her drawings she searches for meaning
Alexander Giannascoli is better known by his stage name, Alex G. His music is often characterized as indie rock with a lo-fi or “bedroom pop”
Arguably the dominant force of the West Coast art scene, take a dive into what makes San Francisco such a draw. Bookstore – City Lights
Erica Fitzgerald is a contemporary sculpture artist who explores the clash between natural and industrial worlds. Her compositions are rooted in ecofeminism with a strong
Professional web developer. Video creator. Painter. Samuel Chasan has been a creative most of his life and believes in the unifying qualities of art. Samuel’s
Vivienne Tewes is an illustrator who mainly works with fashion and social media brands. She also practices fine art creating colorful, quirky paintings that mix
Natale Adgnot is an abstract artist currently living and working in Brooklyn. After a career including stints at Christie’s in New York and Chanel in
Born in Central Asia and now based in Ukraine, Oksana Okhapkina’s work is influenced by both Ukrainian and Asian culture. For more than 20 years she
FRONTRUNNER chats with Ciléne Andréhn, who alongside Marina Schiptjenko founded the Stockholm (and now Paris) based gallery, Andréhn-Schiptjenko
Canadian artist Holly MacKinnon has made a lifelong dedication to her craft since she first started painting 9 years ago. Her paintings capture various themes
Once in a while, an artist arrives who may not realize their own skill and insight. 19-year-old singer/songwriter/poet Arlo Parks is one of those artists.
We connected with Margaret Tsirantonakis, a painter who lives and works in Stamford, CT. Margaret uses layers of color, gestural brushstrokes, and calligraphic lines to
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Portland based musician, Michael Douglas Wilson created Dittomaster, an electroclash music project. His project aims to create music that is frenetic, energetic, danceable, raw, experimental
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FRONTRUNNER meets Wanda Nanibush, an Anishinaabe curator, artist, author and educator. She is Curator of Indigenous Art at the Art Gallery of Ontario.
Navigating the Windy City – a bustling metropolis with a vibe all of its own. Here are some things to check out among the skyscrapers.
We connected with Morgan Buck, an artist based in Portland, Oregon on FRONTRUNNER’s social site to talk to him about the evolution of his art,
Madison Pitts from Tennessee is a visual artist who likes to challenge herself with different combinations of materials to create work that forces the viewers
Alec Cumming is an emerging artist from Norwich, UK. He’s exhibited at venues in Los Angeles, New Delhi, and with The Edit Gallery in Limassol, Cyprus.
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Victoria Manning started her artistic career sketching from real life in her room as a child. This has now blossomed into an Expressionist bouquet of
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Emily Ann Hoffmann introduces her stop-motion animated film ‘Blackheads’, which made its digital premiere on MailChimp Presents SXSW 2020 Shorts.
Acclaimed Irish playwright Marina Carr speaks about the role of the playwright and the obstacles the COVID-19 pandemic poses to the heart of theatre.
Have a taste of La Dolce Vita in the most fashionable, and evolving, city in Italy. Gallery: Fondazione Prada Keen to explore the culture beyond
British filmmaker Toby Aimes chats with FRONTRUNNER about his filmmaking process and a deep dive into documenting the progressive rock band King Crimson.
Our recommendations for Lecce, the “Florence of the South”. Museum: Museo Storico Citta’ di Lecce (MUST) Visiting MUST is a must. A former monastery founded
FRONTRUNNER meets guitarist/producer/vocalist Matt Sweeney, who has collaborated with the likes of Johnny Cash, Neil Diamond, Will Oldham and Iggy Pop.
A FRONTRUNNER Exclusive: Mexican author, directors and screenwriter Guillermo Arriaga talks about his new novel and how bordeom can inspire masterpieces.
Visual artist Hamra Abbas introduces her fluid practice and her latest exhibition, Every Color Is A Shade of Black, at the COMO Museum in Lahore, Pakistan.
Mexican producer Mónica Cortina Mariscal talks about the experience of working with Guillermo Arriaga on his 2019 short film No One Left Behind.
BAFTA-Winning Irish screenwriter/director Aisling Walsh looks back at her career and how lockdown during the pandemic has ignited her creativity, even more.
¿Téo? is a Colombiano music artist associated with his brother Moises Arias and Jaden Smith via their clothing brand/creative collective, MSFTS Republic.
Miranda Lundberg founded Works By Friends last year as a curated art project to offer pop-up exhibitions, limited edition prints, and online studio visits to a group of artists that she felt were seeking a new path in today’s art world.
Famous for its winding canals and liberal policy (towards almost everything), Amsterdam is a must-visit for those seeking an intoxicating and surprising city trip. Street
In the age of COVID-19, creativity is flourishing – none more so than in the LGBTQ+ community. FRONTRUNNER meets queer illustrator James Falciano.
Maureen Sullivan is an independent, globetrotting curator and the founder of New York-based art consultancy Red Art Projects.
Ansley Simpson is a member of the Aldverville First Nations. The Toronto based Anishinaabe singer-songwriter is known for her lilting vocal performances.
FRONTRUNNER meets Polish director Natasza Parzymies and discovers her smash-hit, groundbreaking LGBTQ web series CONTROL.
Adam Abdalla is the founder of New York-based consultancy Cultural Counsel, and is a globally-recognised advisor, public relations and global branding specialist.
Kiwi Writer/director Cathy MacDonald spent nearly a decade in the UK, writing and directing promos and commercials for everyone from Disney to the BBC.
Welcome to the head and heart of Catalonia; here’s where we suggest you start. Hotel: Hotel Brummell A short distance from Montjuïc, in Poble Sec,
FRONTRUNNER meets Joanna Kamm, director of Liste Basel, one of the most internationally-renowned contemporary art fairs, founded in 1995.
Neapolitan sculptor Rebecca Moccia introduces FRONTRUNNER to her project alongside the founder of Nouveau Réalisme, Mimmo Rotella, at The Armory Show 2020.
Quebecois filmmaker Sophie Bédard Marcotte goes searching for Miranda July in her 2019 documentary film, L.A. Tea Time. FRONTRUNNER learns more.
FRONTRUNNER speaks with the co-directors of POSITIONS Berlin, Heinrich Carstens and Kristian Jarmuschek about the future of, and new visions for, art fairs.
Here’s another nine picks for Berlin, a vibrant city where history meets contemporary counterculture. Read part one of our suggestions here. Restaurant: Restaurant Tim Raue
Four young women promote body positivity, joining the fight against a fat-phobic world in Louise Deltefsen and Louise Kjeldsen’s documentary Fat Front.
Shawnee is a two-spirit Mohawk singer-songwriter that uses her soulful music as medicine and to inspire social change.
Travelling to Austria’s capital for a slice of old-world glamour? Here’s what you shouldn’t miss. Restaurant: Steirereck im Stadtpark Steirereck im Stadtpark is a family
Inside Sweden’s archipelago, a heavyweight destination for art and design. Restaurant: Fjäderholmarnas Krog The tiny island of Fjäderholmarna is exceptionally beautiful, and you can hop
FRONTRUNNER presents a new reflection on Los Angeles-based artist Delia Brown’s Guerilla Lounging series, first launched in 2000.
Never, Rarely, Sometimes, Always is Eliza Hittman’s third feature film, telling the story of a teenage girl forced to travel from rural Pennsylvania to New York City to access an abortion.
Orange County based-rapper Elijah Bank$y drips with soulful beats and clever similes. His album 50*40*90 blasts a New York vibe with music visuals to match.
A collision of tastes, disciplines and imaginations from around the world – some of the greatest contemporary art, design, music and cinema has emerged from
Christina Schneider, in her world of brilliantly disruptive fringe-pop music, has taken on a handful of monikers. Now, she is known as Locate S,1.
Zac Alsop and Jamie Rawsthorne have one of the most loyal and dedicated fanbases on the YouTube scene, as creators of The Zac and Jay Show.
Soft, yet precise. LA-based artist Theodora Allen’s tableau of works offers an ethereal image of nature; of worldly objects and untamed beasts.
Scott Manson is a writer and editor with more than 30 years experience, having served as editor of the official magazine for Ministry of Sound, simply titled Ministry.
Katie Armstrong is a multi-disciplinary animator who hand-paints frames, writes poetry, sings songs, and plays the music which all comprise her video works. FRONTRUNNER saw her incredible work on display at The Armory Show 2020.
Elisabeth Corrin Maurus, known as LISSIE, is a musician with authentic and genuine talent. Type “Lissie” into YouTube and you will likely be equally moved by her solo performances of her songs with acoustic guitar and vocals as those with her full band in a studio.
For The Armory Show 2020, FRONTRUNNER and Lia Halloran presented an exclusive zine showcasing her work, featuring a Q&A with the artist.
Understanding a city dissected by canals and knitted together by bridges. Hotel: Gritti Palace Built in the 15th century and overlooking the Canal Grande (the
New York virtuoso Spencer. is living, breathing, beat-making proof that achieving your dreams starts with the ability and willingness to take risks.
The documentary Shadow Flowers tells the story of a North Korean housewife, Ryun-hee Kim, who involuntarily becomes a South Korean citizen. Duped by a Chinese broker, she travels to South Korea to earn money.
With a loyal fanbase of 159,000 subscribers and his content being seen by over 70 million people across the world, Max Fosh’s videos are more than just entertaining.
Dustin O’Halloran is an accomplished composer with a scoring discography featured in films such as The Hate U Give, Lion, Marie Antoinette, and more.
British artist Shezad Dawood (London, 1974) is known for his multimedia practice that deconstructs systems of image, language, site and narrative.
In a special guest post for FRONTRUNNER, Cuban photographer Antonio Hernández in conversation with Miami-based artist/cultural activist Alette Simmons-Jimenez.
“The more you do something, the more freedom you feel to go outside the lines,” says Hop Along’s Frances Quinlan.
In the words of producer and member Jonathan Stewart, “Great folk stories… are the ones that come from a real place, for better or worse.”
Facts transmit their own kind of alchemy to a story. A writer easily could have invented the plot of Andrew Heckler’s debut film BURDEN, but we’d never believe it.
So, I’m guessing purple is your favorite color? What significance does the color purple have to you? It’s not my favorite color but I recently
What’s something you consider “cool” and how would you classify what cool is? Someone who’s outgoing, laid back, and a smooth talker Would you call
Can you tell me a little bit about your role as a farmer. What exactly do you do? Do you own land or animals? I
So as a matchmaker, how would you say one finds compatibility in someone else? I think it’s good to start with having a shared value
How does your fashion and style reflect who you are as an artist? I’m the founder of a clothing company called “Dress Abstract”, which is
What colors do you like to wear? I go to both extremes. I’m either super shiny like I’m dressed today. A lot of the times
How would you categorize your style and how does it reflect who you are? My style is very “real”. It represents my feelings and my
What do you photograph? I go to a lot of state sales and flea markets and I take pictures of people’s stuff that they’ve been
As a curator, what kind of artists do you try to find? At art fairs you can get pretty overwhelmed. So I’m looking for something
What causes are most important to you and why? Sustainability because there’s only one planet. I do birth photography so I travel around the world seeing the
How would you say your art influences your style? Well my interests are in science and so I think I often use a lot nature-influenced
Tell me a little bit about what you do as an art manager. Basically, I do administrative work for artists so they can focus on
So what kind of stuff do you photographer? Mostly people, but sometimes also plants, flowers, vegetables. But most of the time, there is always some
You are an artist…why do you paint? I fell in love with painting since I could ever started drawing as a child. It evokes happiness
How would you classify the general crowd of the Armory show this year? It really depends on the day. The morning crowd is different than the
Where did you grow up? I grew up in Houston, Texas. What is it like being in New York? I love being in New York.
What would you say inspires your style and why do you wear all these colors? I’m a color addict, anything bright and colorful inspires what
So where are you from? I’m from South Sudan. Can you tell me a little about what it’s like living there? At the moment, there’s
Tell me about your poetry. I write poems about families and cities. Mostly short lyric poems. How does your role as a mom impact your artistry and
As a student studying art what’s something you learned that challenges you? Digital art just challenges me in general and that’s why I like working
What would you say influences your style and where did you get the inspiration for your hair? A: I’ve just always been into vibrant colors
Can you tell me a little about the project you’re doing in Puerto Rico to help with earthquake relief and how it relates to art?
Is this your first time at the Armory show or have you been here other years? I’ve been coming here, I would say, almost every
As a managing director of an art collective, what would you say makes a good artist? I think being free of mind and spirit and
So what would you say inspires your art? Not having a place to go, a sense of trying to find what is “home”, and also
Is there anyone in particular who influences your style? Michael Clark, he’s a dancer. Are you also a dancer? No, I wish. What would you
What genre of art do you do? Abstract. How would you say you get inspiration for your art? I love modernism and modernistic interior home design.
What do you write about? Right now I’m writing about intimacy inside of capitalism and how we can transform that into new ways of living.
What inspires and influences your style? Definitely right now, eclectic vibes from the 60s and 70s. Where do you think fashion is headed right now?
Where are you from and what do you do? LA and I’m a model So what would you say is culturally different from LA and
So what kind of things do you photograph? Things I experience, set designs, clothing I create, etc. How would you classify what is “good” photography?
You’re a big fashionista…how would you classify your style? Right now I’m sporting the equestrian, Ralph Lauren look. For the winter I love over-the-knee boots.
Barbados has blessed us with a lot. Flying fish, Rihanna, beautiful beaches, and (on my personal list), Haleek Maul. Born in Brooklyn but raised in Barbados, Haleek is introducing the world to his trap-infused sound that has a Barbados twist and twang.
Daria Khan is a founder and curator of Mimosa House, an independent non-profit project space in London. Khan is an independent curator, who graduated with an MA in Curating Contemporary Art at the Royal College of Art in 2013.
The artistic practice of Gabriele De Santis (Rome, 1983) was created on the basis of one modus operandi: between installations and painting in which nature, space, and the matter of things become a single conceptual form from which the user will interpret the work, themselves.
It’s easy to make sense of the fact that Madison McFerrin seems so comfortable on stage–she comes from a family full of performers. There are a lot of things about her that could hook you the first time you see her onstage.
Sentenced to her Summer holidays in a fat camp by her absent parents, bashful Young-shin experiences a sexual awakening. Freckles (주근깨) is a bittersweet tale of first love quickly found and painfully lost.
Joe Champion, lead singer of Uh Oh, asks, “In such a gross and weird world, what can we do to make each other feel less alone when it’s natural to drift apart?”
Nilüfer Yanya released her genre-bending debut LP Miss Universe in late March 2019, and the month prior she set out for a whole year’s worth
Organized by guest curator Emily Colucci, the group exhibition Idol Worship at Smack Mellon in Brooklyn celebrates the ongoing cultural, social and political significance of
Loneliness, space, time and silence. They are the keys to reading Kyle Thompson’s photography. The abandoned, isolated and melancholic environments open sensitive horizons that the spectator is invited to grasp in every image.
In a special column for FRONTRUNNER, Dear Arts Instigator responds to questions about art-making, navigating the world as an artist, and finding a place for the artistic work from across the creative spectrum.
“I use singing in different languages as a raw representation of my roots. It’s who I am. My background isn’t linear,” says Miami-born singer-songwriter Naïka.
Hard-of-hearing Yeon-hee reluctantly starts at a new school. She makes an awkward first impression in class, garnering the attention of the fanciful Young-jin. When they bunk off school and spend the day together, an inevitable romance blossoms.
Marshawn Lynch, the twice-retired running back who played for the Oakland Raiders, spent his time in the NFL pissing off fans and press alike for his reluctance to participate in the media attention naturally visited on celebrity players.
Throughout a long series of pinch-me moments, Sports Team has remained true to their uni-band roots. Night after night, they’re doing the impossible: filling arenas and stadiums with the energy of a tightly packed frat party.
On “Ivy,” KAMAUU’s jazzy production sparkles and amplifies the power and pain in the glorious, subtle rasp that is somehow his voice.
When Ben Edmunds began thinking of where he wanted his life to lead, there was not one clear answer. As time progressed, he began ticking off things that he knew he ‘definitely did not want to do’ and soon found one constant that remained: art.
BENEE’s quirkily titled STELLA & STEVE EP beams with dreamy grooves that complement the more sugary sweet pop of FIRE ON MARZZ.