Poetic Collective x Robin Pailler
Amaryllis is the love child of Swedish skate co Poetic Collective and filmmaker Robin Pailler. Shot on location in Copenhagen with 16mm film. Amaryllis showcases the merge between visual arts and skateboarding in a way that makes you fall in love with life all over again whilst featuring some of Europe’s favorite skaters; Samuel Norgren, Simon Källkvist, Sarah Meurle, Peter Johansson, Tom Botwid, Nils Lilja, Johanna Juzelius, Johannes Packalen & Klas Andersson) tearing up their neighboring city.
The synth-pop, indie rock star got on stage and played to the audience, inviting them to journey with him in his pain and happiness. His melodic voice, electronic beats, and acoustic sounds were enough to make fans go wild. The performance was nothing short of perfect.
We sat down with Thien Nguyen, a professional film photographer based out of Washington DC and a staff photographer for the magazine. She talked about her work, creative process, and some of the challenges she faces as an ethnic female artist.
In the heart of the U Street Corridor of Washington, DC, we sat down with Nic Perea, Wes Parker, Brian Larson, and Matt Benson of Camp Howard before their show with Sleepwalkers at DC9.