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NS (formerly known as Native Strategies), the performance art journal of Los Angeles, is a six-volume archive of performance art production in L.A. from 2011 to 2016. At the start NS was created to bring artists together at live performance

We want to inspire other third culture kids to acknowledge their roots. We want to give the western world a broader perspective on African culture through storytelling and design. — Daily Paper founders Jefferson Osei, Abderrahmane Trabsini, and Hussein Suleiman

I went to art school to be a painter, but was too intimidated by having to live with what I thought was the intellectual rigor of an artist, so I became a fashion designer instead. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve

Beware of the dandy. He has a cold heart and a cold hand, like the iceberg that sank the Titanic. He could kill to have his necktie on right. Jean Cocteau, the French poet-of-all-trades, had his character Orpheus say: “My friends,

Even among the few truly original creative designers in the pantheon of fashion, Rei Kawakubo stands out as sui generis—something the world came to see in the 2017 exhibition Rei Kawakubo / Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between at

In 2011, I was invited to participate in the design of a house for a skateboarder in Malibu, California. The client, a former world champion pro skater turned business owner, wanted to create a house where one could skateboard on

Paul Revere Williams was born in Los Angeles in 1894 and was a resident of the city his entire life until his death in 1980.  As the first African-American member of the American Institute of Architects (inducted in 1923), Williams