Slanted 26 – New York
Slanted (David) took oneself to New York (Goliath) in September 2015 to meet the generation of designers, typographers and artists who witness and shape the transition of the city. They produced comprehensive studio portraits and video interviews which provide a vivid and up-to-the-minute picture of the scene.
Because the city grew old and mainstreamed – it’s a miracle that it still works. The city has kept its speed and those who do not stick with it will be left over. The continuing speed is New York’s power; everyone living here wants to do or become something/someone. Nobody lives here without a good reason. Creativity is part of the fight for survival. Therefore Andy Warhol’s banana – originally designed for the Velvet Underground – suits much better to New York than the “big apple.”