• Andre Veloux: Building Blocks of Change

      British pop artist Andre Veloux expresses social commentary on gender and femininity through the use of a creative medium – Lego bricks. After teaming up with the Krause Gallery in the Lower East Side of New York, they committed to continue working together and will be exhibiting a collection of Veloux’s pieces for the gallery this June. The main focus of his work, entitled Building Blocks of Change, examines the ways women are viewed by society and the expectations that are made of them. A series of his portraits focuses on famous women in the media who have been agents of great changes, ranging from Jane Fonda to Lady…

  • Lessons Learned: A Little More Personal

    If there’s one thing I’ve learned during my 19, going on 20, years of life on this beloved planet, it’s that there are some lessons that only your mistakes can teach you. Since I was young girl, I craved affection from the opposite sex. It might have been because of my daddy issues, or it might have just been that I liked boys, or it might have been a little bit of both. Either way, I had crushes and I was also very upfront about it, and that came with a lot of rejection. During my awkward middle school stage I was even more blunt in revealing my crushes, which…