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Staring Quietly at the Backwash

Staring Quietly at the Backwash

Staring Quietly at the Backwash Artist: Ina Lounguine ( Instagram )     Within the past few years Europe has seen mass human migrations, due to chaos and civil wars all across northern Africa and the Middle-East – Syria especially. Staring Quietly At The Backwash is a sensorial take on analyzing the crisis currently occurring...
The Portrait Artist

The Portrait Artist

The Portrait Artist     It had been an especially long, dark winter until that day in late February when the sun shined especially bright, melting the snow so rapidly that one’s socks absorbed the musty vapors of heat that rose from the ground. The streets, each one representing a tendril of Manhattan’s rumpled brow,...
Jessie Goes Nuts

Jessie Goes Nuts

Jessie Goes Nuts by Fishspit     Every time I hear a Cat Stevens song I think of that year I laid in Jessie’s bed guzzling vodka and spinning her records. I drank around the clock then. Why Cat Stevens? I don’t know. Jessie had lots of records. I wasn’t a Cat Stevens fan ....
Shopping Local This Holiday Season

Shopping Local This Holiday Season

With Christmas and New Years right around the corner, the staff at ANON Magazine wanted to highlight our top choices for keeping it local this holiday season. Helping our Austin, TX economy and shops to thrive helps keep our community alive, paves the way for more jobs in the city, reduces environmental waste and keeps...
Artists on Our Radar: Shanna Teresinski

Artists on Our Radar: Shanna Teresinski

Artist: Shanna Teresinski ( Instagram )    Shanna Teresinski was born in Austin, TX and immersed herself in her own creative endeavors and art rather than training at school. Her inspiration comes from those closest to her and capturing the subconscious into a tangible vision. To Teresinski, sometimes pictures and art are the means to...
Artists On Our Radar: Rebecca Chitticks

Artists On Our Radar: Rebecca Chitticks

Artist: Rebecca Chitticks ( Instagram )   I’m a contemporary figurative artist working in oil on canvas. I find my work to be informed by the creeping influence of the digital realm. This sphere that we participate in casually within our day to day life seeps into our unconscious and I feel this influences my artistic practise. Whilst browsing through feeds and skimming...
Artwork by Zoë Trautz

Artwork by Zoë Trautz

Artist: Zoë Trautz ( Instagram ) Austin, Texas based artist Zoë Trautz works at a non-profit organization where she feeds parrots and continues to make surreal and biology-based illustrations on the side. She channels her visions and artwork from her background education in biology and psychology and her experience with mental illness. Her influences stem...
The Tragic Murder of a Hamburger

The Tragic Murder of a Hamburger

Photography & Post-Production: Ilka & Franz ( Instagram ) Food Styling: Udo Reichelt-Schaurer (Hers Agency) Set Design: Adam Purnell   The project started with the idea of the title, “The Tragic Murder of a Hamburger”, and we created the story around that. One of our early ideas was to cut up a hot dog with...
Nickelodeon's The Orange Years: Not Just Another History Documentary

Nickelodeon’s The Orange Years: Not Just Another History Documentary

  For those of us growing up as kids in the 80’s and 90’s, the mention of Nickelodeon brings back a flood of nostalgic memories, from tuning in past our bedtimes to gleefully indulge in SNICK’s late night shows, to having Clarissa explain life’s daily and confusing intricacies to immersing ourselves in Rocko and Heffer’s...
Black Representation Matters

Black Representation Matters

Illustration by Sonia Margolin   The representation of black people in television, literature, and film has a direct correlation with black activism. These are powerful mediums that can reach wider audiences and convey unique points of view and narratives. There has been a lot of diminutive characterization and misrepresentation of black people. Many studies reveal...
Never Like Tuesdays // Femme

Never Like Tuesdays // Femme

Artist: Juliette Hayt ( Instagram ) Juliette Hayt is a painter, illustrator and writer based in New York City. Her art is extremely diaristic and draws inspiration from her feelings of anxiety, love, sadness, longing and abandonment. Hayt’s series for “Never Like Tuesdays” explores mental and emotional states through the use of the color yellow....
DEATH OF A PLAYWRITE Chapter One: Curtains Up

DEATH OF A PLAYWRITE Chapter One: Curtains Up

  DEATH OF A PLAYWRIGHT Chapter One: Curtains Up. by Lee A. Whitelock   A thousand plundered blank pages before me; in awe of me. And I saw the taming of the quill, to the shrill of plot unfolding. I plundered, sure. I sacked a bounty of literary greats, libraries at my feet, dictionaries knee...
Artists On Our Radar: Alayna Kingston

Artists On Our Radar: Alayna Kingston

Alayna Kingston is a student & photographer from Austin, TX. Instagram –  –  –  –  –  –  –  –  – ANON: How would you describe your photography? Alayna: I’ve always considered my pictures candids of people I’ve cared about. It wasn’t really done for anyone else. It was for me by me to remember. Because when I look...
Artists On Our Radar: D.H. Carter

Artists On Our Radar: D.H. Carter

D.H. Carter is a bohemian at heart — roaming in search of a home that suited him, Carter experienced a plethora of cultures, people, and art after living in Europe, the Middle East and the United States, becoming fluent in a variety of languages. After spending more than 15 years in the marketing and advertising...
House Invasion

House Invasion

Director: Surabhi Tandon  Photographer: Kassia Karr   “Objects to Desire” Or, Objects as metaphors; instead of using the object in question for its appropriate function, we played around with what could do and what each of those actions could symbolize.   For “House Invasion”, we used hair as the object and tried to create a...
Objects to Desire

Objects to Desire

Objects To Desire // the lesser said, the better. Photos : Suryakant Sawhney Directed / Edited : Surabhi Tandon   “Objects to Desire” arose out of many different conversations and a couple of challenging attempts to shoot with film. But the longer it took, the clearer the vision became. Of course, meeting some really interesting...
Poetry by Hunter Lewinski

Poetry by Hunter Lewinski

Scene from a Play in which I Light Myself on Fire Curtain call. The Swan lies down on a bed of perfumed rose petals to die. In a sky like a mouth full of bloodied teeth, she cranes her neck to witness as her babies are dashed against the stones. What is my womb than...
Snap Dragon

Snap Dragon

Artist: Gui Dance ( Instagram ) Photographer: Kate Leatherwood ( Instagram )   Encapsulated by the wind song I gleefully stepped on smooth terrain The narrow lines of the earths lips And surrounding the dragonflies calm conjuration Of the warmth of a natural oasis            
Habana Vieja, Cuba

Habana Vieja, Cuba

Photographer: Nathan Edge ( Instagram )                            
I'm Sleeping Under the Dead Tree

I’m Sleeping Under the Dead Tree

Photographer: Daria Dshalelova ( Instagram ) Model: Daria Albekova   Daria Dshalelova was born in small city Pervouralsk in 1989. She is inspired by every day happenings — people, architecture, weather, and music  in coffee shops — which she channels into wondrous and magical characters in her photography. Dshalelova is constantly surrounded by endless forests...
Son, the Sun Don't Set in the South

Son, the Sun Don’t Set in the South

Son, the Sun Don’t Set in the South Words by Fishspit   I’m not very sharp . . . simple things ain’t so simple to me. I’d poured over the book “Alcoholic’s Anonymous” a number of times . . . drunk and sober. Finally, a time came when I was thoroughly whooped. I found me...
Artists On Our Radar: Maudie Osborne

Artists On Our Radar: Maudie Osborne

Artist: Maudie Osborne ( Instagram )   Based in Melbourne, Australia, Maudie Osborne is currently studying arts and participates as a student activist. Osborne’s collages and drawings focus primarily on mixed media and infiltrate social and political commentaries on society as a whole. Her artwork is influenced by anti-capitalist and anti-consumerist art, notably the art...
Love and Marij: Combining Cannabis With Class

Love and Marij: Combining Cannabis With Class

  We recently interviewed Aleecia Head from Love and Marij, the world’s first website devoted to helping partners identify weed-friendly vendors for their wedding! Their goal is to break beyond stereotypes and provide tips and ideas on hosting cannabis events. Find out more about the origins of Love and Marij, some of the challenges they...
No Homework on Saturday

No Homework on Saturday

Photographer: Charles Wong ( Instagram ) Model: Kasia Podolak (Icon Models)   Wong’s photoshoot for No Homework on Saturday explores a side of school that few have seen.  It is a quiet rebellion against conformity and turns familiar public places into a theater for adventure and discovery.       Based in Toronto, Canada, Charles...
Dreams of Olga Koudi

Dreams of Olga Koudi

Photographer: Olga Koudi ( Instagram / Facebook )   Based in Siberia, Olga Koudi started photography four years ago and gets immense inspiration from dreams, nature and the local people. Her hometown, Irkutsk, is based 60km from the famous and mysterious Baikal Lake. The lake thought to be inhabited by mysterious creatures, and Koudi thrives...
Virgins

Virgins

Ransom Ashley’s new body of work entitled “Virgins” captures the emotional happenings of teenagehood while coming of age in small town Louisiana. The photographer infuses an almost cinematic quality into his work as he explores the relevance of both isolation and identity within the teenage experience. Featuring his closest friends and family throughout the series,...
pellicola + dettagliologia delle imperfezioni / detailology

pellicola + dettagliologia delle imperfezioni / detailology

Photographer: LiLLy Vigna ( Instagram )  LiLLy Vigna’s series for “pellicola + dettagliologia delle imperfezioni / detailology” is a photography project with the goal of editing pictures using the latest digital tools while simultaneously trying to make you recall the atmosphere of 60’s and 70’s films, when globalization was still far and our current technology,...
Summer Rain

Summer Rain

Photographer: Alina Autumn ( Instagram ) Alina Autumn is a creative photographer based in Russia. She thrives on creating tragic, sensual and feminine images, with the intention of leaving the viewer with a small story. She is inspired by the natural beauty of people, nature, cinema, lighting, color, and all things vintage. Her most recent...
Photographers On Our Radar: Anthony Flores

Photographers On Our Radar: Anthony Flores

Anthony Flores is an artist currently residing in Austin, TX. He works in marketing and social media management, while dabbling in photography and creative direction on the side. His new series entitled Hell is currently posted on his site along with his other works. Follow him on Instagram and keep an eye out for a...
Photographers On Our Radar: Daria Amaranth

Photographers On Our Radar: Daria Amaranth

Photographer: Daria Amaranth ( Instagram ) Based in Saint Petersburg, Russia, Daria Amaranth enjoys creating mysterious and enigmatic stories filled with melancholic and disturbing moods as well as sensual and fragile emotions.                          
Up & Coming: Ysenia Valdez

Up & Coming: Ysenia Valdez

Photo: Dayane Ohira   Ysenia Valdez is the editor-in-chief of Cabra Magazine, but also works as Zineland’s newest intern in New York City. We interviewed Ysenia to find out more about how she started her own printed publication before turning 21 and what her next big goals are with the fashion industry as her playing field....
D A Y D R E A M . || 白 昼 夢

D A Y D R E A M . || 白 昼 夢

Photographer: Jayme Javier (Canada) Model: Dawn McIntosh (Canada) Flower Artist: Koichi Wada (Japan)   A detachment from reality, a visionary fantasy while awake.   This is a collection of photos from the surreal flower studio, Dramatic Flowers, located in Shinjuku, Tokyo. I am a photographer based in Lethbridge, Alberta.  As I was on a recent trip...
Up & Coming: Heaven Starr

Up & Coming: Heaven Starr

Photo: Colin Sussingham   Heaven Starr is a model and muse currently residing in Austin, TX. She travels back to New York every so often for modeling and is also working on her upcoming project, Chiquita Magazine. Chiquita Magazine primarily focuses on embracing the natural and powerful individuality of women. Heaven’s Instagram || Chiquita’s Instagram...
Artists On Our Radar: Zoë Trautz

Artists On Our Radar: Zoë Trautz

   Artist: Zoë Trautz ( Instagram ) I’m a self-taught artist living in Austin, Texas. I have a biology degree and I work part time at a nonprofit where I feed parrots, and part time on all the drawings that I make for free and show no one. My work is informed by my education...
Irreversible Marks

Irreversible Marks

Irreversible Marks By Jessica Lynn Whitaker   On June 10, 2015, I walked into a clinic with a cough and a lump on my neck and said, jokingly, “I have to make sure I don’t have cancer.” The doctor who saw me never uttered the word “cancer” but as I navigated the confusing lingo of...
Listen While You Look

Listen While You Look

Photographer: Tajana Dedić-Starović ( Instagram / Facebook )   Tajana initiated her project, Listen While You Look, as a means to combine listening to a song while viewing a particular photo for a complete visual and aural experience. It also became a means for her to promote a selection of songs and bands that she...
Artists On Our Radar: Claudio Parentela

Artists On Our Radar: Claudio Parentela

Claudio Parentela is a freelance artist, photographer and journalist based in Catanzaro, Italy. His work has been displayed in many zines, magazines and websites throughout his career, both internationally and locally. Website || Tumblr || Facebook                                
Passage

Passage

Photographer: Callie Weaks ( Instagram ) “Passage” is about a woman’s life who is transitioning. It encompasses loving herself and isolating herself for healing and protection.             
Big City Lights

Big City Lights

Photographer: Ina Parakhina ( Instagram ) Model: Amelia Ellen Wignell Makeup: JO-L Melbourne Makeup Artist Styling: Nik Shimmin ( Instagram ) “Big City Lights” was by the bright lights, warm tones and constant buzz of cities worldwide. This collaboration of Melbourne based artists and label, Flare Street, captures the romantic city atmosphere, Friday night musings...
Purify

Purify

Photography: Kaci Owens Model: Susan Lee Riggs ( Instagram ) Owens and Riggs’  intimate photoshoot for “Purify” describes a woman who can’t seem to get rid of negative relationships or problems. This woman thus has to cleanse herself with her feelings.              
Abstracting

Abstracting

Artist: Joe Gonzalez Born in 1987 in Los Angeles, Joe Gonzalez is a Phoenix based artist known for featuring surreal human forms with an undercurrent of bright natural foliage. His influences include David Shrigley, Alphonse Mucha, Daniel Johnston , Edvard Munch and Henry Joseph Darger. Joe’s artwork has been showcased in many diverse locales. The...
Showcase of Schizophrenia

Showcase of Schizophrenia

Artist: Mehmet Demirtaş ( Instagram )            
Film Review: The Lobster

Film Review: The Lobster

  In a world where fatalism and duty are the ideological approach most subscribe to about relationships it is unbelievable how rarely a film comes along which looks straight at that bleak closed way of thinking and gives us an honest diagnosis of the disease. Yorgos Lanthimos interrogates modern relationships in The Lobster with pointed...
The Ghost in the Studio

The Ghost in the Studio

Photographer: Raphael Umscheid ( Instagram ) Model:  Kaitlyn Elizabeth Wardrobe Stylist: Kalea Renee Hair and Makeup: Kate Kubala ( Instagram ) Raphael Umscheid is a multimedia artist living in Austin, TX. His interests lie in human interactions with the natural world and the creative drive. His latest focus has been working on music videos.  ...
Moss Walking

Moss Walking

Photographer: Davey Warren ( Instagram ) Model: Kayla Stanistreet ( Instagram )            
Faux-th of July

Faux-th of July

  We all arrive to this open field in messy, unkempt suits, the sun long since set. None of us can fully express the feelings we have in the pit of our stomachs. The orange color illuminates the stage which we have set for ourselves, whose source are the three or four incandescent safety lights...
Poetry by PJ Carmichael

Poetry by PJ Carmichael

Poetry by: PJ Carmichael PJ Carmichael is a poet, writer, artist, adventurer, and spiritualist from Wakefield, Massachusetts. His work focuses on his interaction with and the contrast between the natural world and the urban environment. He currently runs Mass Love Distro, a multimedia production and distribution endeavor.   Haymarket, Flickering Lights The trains going out carry...
Artist Spotlight: Alexis Palmer

Artist Spotlight: Alexis Palmer

All Collages By: Alexis Palmer ( Tumblr ) Residing in New York City, 18-year old Alexis Palmer will be attending Parsons School of Design in the fall. You can keep up to date with her work on her art Instagram here, as well as her personal Instagram here.            
Night Out

Night Out

Photographer: Stefan Legacy ( Instagram ) Model: Heather Dee ( Instagram )   Based in Edmonton, AB, Stefan Legacy has been shooting film over the last three years and has grown to love candid film portrait photography. For his “Night Out” collection, Legacy used his point and shoot camera and ventured downtown with Heather to...
Fishspit

Fishspit

Fishspit resides in Bellevue, Washington, and has put out 65 issues of his zine, Wiseblood. He lives with his 19 year old, four and a half pound, deaf and demented cat and loves receiving mail. You can write to him at 1304 175th Pl. NE, Bellevue WA 98008.    

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