5th July 2019 Newsletter
Silk City Bomb Squad - Interview with Photographer Nolan Price
The first Bomb Squad rider I met was Boots. I met him while I was shooting photos of an upcoming project featuring the dirt bike street riders of Newark, New Jersey. We were shooting photos in a parking lot and there was a young kid there on a bicycle. I introduced myself and asked where he was from and when he answered "Paterson" I knew right away he was in the Bomb Squad crew. I was familiar with the crew from seeing them while driving around Paterson and had already been thinking about trying ... See here.
Kidd Adamz: Interview with Directors James & James
Kidd Adamz grew up in a tough neighbourhood surrounded by what seemed very limited possibilities and so he's built and crafted his own reality and possibilities because those available weren't what he wanted. It's not like he was bad and now he's good. He's always been good - just that the opportunities weren't there to express himself how he'd like. I guess that's what we're trying to say in our films - we've met people from all walks of life and they're always good people we can relate to. ... Watch here.
Single Room Occupancy: Interview with Directors Artemis Shaw & Alexander Lewis
Gentrification is Max’s battle. Her camcorder footage documented confrontations we would not have otherwise seen. Alex and I have lived in New York all our lives, but were sheltered from the real violence of gentrification. We were struck by how the discussion around gentrification is often reduced to the annoyance of another trendy shop replacing a beloved family business. We structured the story around the concept of a real estate broker tour gone wrong. We begin on our street, how most New ... Watch here.
An open conversation about sexuality, body image, and self-esteem
An open conversation about sexuality, body image, and self-esteem. Watch here.