Upstate Diary 11 – The Purpose Of It All | Cover 2: Let’s Be Creative
Upstate Diary 11 is featuring:
Tschabalala Self known for her depictions of Black female figures, her meteoric rise in the Art Market is complicated — and she tells it how it is. – Words: Daniel Fuller Ph: Guzman
Dan Colen The artist, and former bad boy, has turned his naughty behavior into good stuff: he is growing fresh veggies for food banks — and he gives it all away. – Words: Kate Orne Ph: Matt Jones
Jonathan Kline Is a weaver working against time — weaving stunning baskets and sculptures from Ash trees which was once so abundant, but is now succumbing to the deadly Emerald ash borer. – Words: Deborah Needleman Ph; Carlton Davis
Suzanne Demisch Don’t judge a book by its cover, specially not the slightly built co-founder of renowned Demisch Danant gallery in NYC. Demisch rebuilds historic stonewalls in her free time — which we consider a more than back breaking hobby. – Words: Glenn Adamson Ph: Martin Crook
Lexi Smith explore bread baking’s potential as a social, political, economic, and ecological barometer — and as edible sculptures. – Words: Sabine Hrechdakian Ph: Matt Jones
Kieran Kinsella carves tree stumps, he finds in the forest, into stunning stools that collectors are going wild for. – Words: Chris Hartman Ph: Martin Crook
The Art of Animal Communication Cindy Brody helps animals to express their feelings, unravelling behavioral issues—we could all learn something from her. – Words: Nicola Tyson Ph: Carlton Davis
The Ultimate Man Cave Greg Powlesland restores sails boats in his awe-inspiring studio. – Words: Nick Sullivan Ph: Antony Crolla
Kai Kühne proves that there is nothing off about being eccentric. – Words:Tony Moxham Ph: Marcelo Krasilcic
Jeila Gueramian’s inspiration and source material is never farther away than the nearest thrift store. Her playful whimsical womblike installations of are just what the doctor ordered – lets step inside! – Words: Daniel Fuller Ph: Simon Burstall
Billy Childish the British performer and artist is a one-man torrent of unselfconscious expression, producing creative works in many different fields at once — poetry, music, painting, photography, film and probably ones that we don’t know about — and not worrying much about reactions or reviews. He finishes the thing, then he moves onto the next one. – Words: Mark Hooper Ph: Julian Broad
Joshua Vogel co-founded BDDW, an American made furniture & design company, yearned for a life in the countryside. Known for his exquisite work in wood, he is now exploring stone sculpting. – Words: Paul Tierney Ph: Gentle & Hyers
Upstate Diary features amazing artists and creators with lifestyles close to nature. Come on inside, we look at country living in a whole new way! Dive in & be inspired!
Biannual / 21x 28 cm / Perfect binding / 114 p / Off-set printing.