california

Fire

It rained ashes for three days. On Friday, September 1st, 2017 a fire broke out in La Tuna Canyon near Sunland, CA and over the next few days developed into the largest brushfire fire in Los Angeles history. Hundreds of people were evacuated from their homes in Sunland, Tujunga, Burbank, and Glendale.
Marijuana

In 2015 Tina packed her things and went up north, all the way from Berlin to San Francisco. In her mind was a big question to be answered. Can marijuana heal cancer? Tina was born in Germany, where marijuana was still illegal.
Alcatraz

Alcatraz Island (sometimes just called Alcatraz or The Rock) is a small island in San Francisco Bay in California, famous because it once housed the eponymous maximum security prison, commonly known for the extreme rigidity. The penitentiary housed some of America’s most ruthless criminals. Who was sent to Alcatraz was generally considered very dangerous and had already tried […]
Curtain

Urban Dictionary: – Redwood Curtain (adj) The Redwood Curtain (RC) is the extreme northwestern corner of California, i.e. the coastal counties of Del Norte, Humboldt and Mendocino. The RC is the northern Californian version of the Iron Curtain in eastern Europe erected during the Cold War and is mostly used in a derogatory sense, whereby […]

Before the Flood Cubans are the most outgoing, talkative people I have ever met, and they seem particularly interested in talking to an American. It’s a place with a tangled history when it comes to Americans, as I was reminded by passing San Juan Hill on the road from Santiago to Playa Siboney and a […]

In March 2013, shortly before Marc was about to take a hiatus from Los Angeles after living there for 7 years, the idea of documenting America’s Liquor Stores emerged. Not only did he have a peculiar fondness for the sheer look of Liquor Stores it but was also baffled by the amount of them in […]

Ven Voisey is a multi-disciplinary artist, working in sculpture, installation, painting, and sound. His practice, however, is unified by an overarching interest in communication -- the possibility or impossibility of translation -- between each other and one's self, across circumstance and species, and through time and technology.

Photos by Armin Adams is a photographer, a motorcycle enthusiast, and connoisseur of Italian pizza, among other things. Originally from Austria, he is currently based in Venice, California. His film based photography is inspired by the sun of the Great American West and his outdoor adventures in deserts, valleys, mountains and lakes. This is an […]

Photos by Horacio Dante Devoto Horacio Dante Devoto was born in Concepcion del Uruguay, Argentina, and grew up in Buenos Aires. He has lived in Florida, California, New York and Minnesota. He attended the University of California at Santa Cruz and did graduate work at the University of Minnesota. Horacio is now based in Minneapolis, […]

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