Naomi Falk

Naomi Falk

Naomi Falk

Writing
Design

bio:

Naomi Falk is a writer, editor, and book designer whose work fixates on art, intimacy, pain, and the ways in which we engage and disconnect our sensory perceptions. She works at The Museum of Modern Art and Archways Editions, and is the co-founder of NAUSIKÂE, a print magazine and artist collective dedicated to formlessness between the mediums. Naomi is currently finishing her first book of experimental essays, tentatively entitled The Surrender of Man. She's a classically trained pianist and enjoys playing in her free time. She is represented by Mina Hamedi of the literary agency Janklow & Nesbit Associates.

experience:

The Museum of Modern Art, BOMB Magazine, Archways Editions, NAUSIKÂE NYC, Black Sun Lit, NAUSIKÂE NYC, Special Issues Magazine, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Fugue, Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, Schuylkill Valley Journal, Supper Magazine, Ki Smith Gallery, Unpublishable, Up Mag, EuropeNow! Magazine

interests:

editing, Aesthetic Theory, publishing, book design, experimental prose

Herzen Clerge

Herzen Clerge

art
fashion
design

bio:

Herzen Clerge is Haitian American Brooklyn-born model and visual artist. He’s worked for clients such as Louis Vuitton and Telfar. As a critical and community-based thinker, Herzen is currently exploring black futurism, dystopias, and brutalist product design.

experience:

Louis Vuitton, Telfar, Gap, Nike, Urban Outfitters

interests:

black futurism, skateboarding, product design, fashion, styling

Sticks

Sticks

Art
Photography
Fashion

bio:

Andrew Derenoncourt (a.k.a. “Sticks”) is a model, visual artist, and stylist from Queens, NY. When he’s not bringing eclectic colors and shapes to life through fashion, he curates vintage and luxury apparel through his upcycled clothing company BrentMore. Sticks has done consulting work for Adidas and Ralph Lauren, and aims to bring a relevant originality to all his creative endeavours. You can find him handing out buckets at your local basketball court!

experience:

Ralph Lauren, Adidas, BrentMore, Timberland

interests:

Painter, Model, Stylist

Melanie Maynard

Melanie Maynard

Design

bio:

Melanie Maynard is a designer and art director currently based in New York City. She is a conceptual thinker, offering a range of skills including branding, print, art direction, UX, packaging, content creation, and experiential design. . She has worked at Milk Studios, Snask (Stockholm), Solidarity of Unbridled Labour, Center Design, Anomaly, and is now providing branding services autonomously for  Wu-Tang Clan and other musical artists. She has been decorated with awards  from Print, Graphis, Adobe, and GDUSA.

Maynard is a hardworking woman, a forever learner, and a dreamer. She has a big heart and big ideas that stem from a deep regard for the human experience, cultural changes, and how our work is affected by them.

experience:

Wu-Tang Clan, GZA, Tommy Wright III, Inspectah Deck, Mathematics, Nike, Oculus, LA Rams, Droplette, Odwalla, Blue Diamond Almonds, Stitch Fix, Impossible Burger, 1% For the Planet, Ninjafoile, Axfoods, Lensway, Tomra, Zero Gravity Brewery, Higher Ground Venue.

interests:

Director, Strategy, Product design

Jean Toir

Jean Toir

Photography
Art

bio:

Jean Toir is a fashion and fine art photographer based in New York and born in Kazakhstan. 

His work has been featured at the ARMORY exhibition in Public Hotels, Chashama Gala at Times Square, SCOPE and Miami Dome at Art Basel, and Exposure Award at Digital Exhibition in Louvre, Paris. 

Jean has a passion for experimental visual art that he achieves through pushing the boundaries of the classical approach towards photography. He always tries to risk dwelling in the numinous paradoxes of order and chaos while simultaneously ferreting in and out of light and darkness upon creation.

experience:

Vogue China, Dazed Beauty, Paper Magazine, Dazed China, Andy Warhol Foundation, Grazia Magazine, Metal Magazine, Fucking Young Magazine, Brooks Brothers, Tom of Finland, New York Models, Wilhelmina Models, Muse Model Management

interests:

Art and fashion photography, Creative direction, Retouching, Fine art, Visual art, Directing, Movement direction

Deandre Mitchell

Deandre Mitchell

Photography
Fashion
Film

bio:

DeAndre Mitchell is a Brooklyn-born, New York City-raised fashion and fine art photographer who seeks to capture the essence of living in the busiest, most money-driven city in the world. His work fixates on what it means to be a minority from New York and needing to express creativity through different mediums. Recently he’s been focusing on the technical aspects of photography as well as on building his clothing and book archive.

experience:

OBLANC, CMarty & Mia Vesper, Faith Connexion, Travis Tadeo, Populist Magazine

interests:

Content creation

Philipp Cherichenko

Philipp Cherichenko

Photography
Art
Design

bio:

Philipp is a Russian-American fashion photographer and filmmaker based in New York City. He is in charge of conceiving, organizing, and managing every creative production from conception to completion. He takes pride in paying attention to every detail of the process and building a strong and trustworthy relationship with his clients. Having numerous fashion publications under his belt, he also continues pursuing his career as a filmmaker, having written, shot and directed three narrative short films and numerous fashion videos.

experience:

Harpers’ Bazaar, LOVE Magazine, Marie Claire, ZIEL, Document Journal, Flying Solo, Dora Blank, KSUBI Jeans, Fjord Jewelry, VOYO, New York Models, IMG, Wilhelmina , One Management

interests:

fashion and fine art photography, directing, cinematography, editing, retouching, creative writing

Kelsey Niziolek

Kelsey Niziolek

Art
Design
Music
Fashion

bio:

Kelsey Niziolek grew up in New Jersey and is currently based in Brooklyn, where she works as a freelance artist. Her body of work is inspired by the aesthetics of old punk flyers, 90s rave culture, and New Age serenity. It reflects a mix of her current emotions and a nostalgia for the past. Aside from visual arts, Niziolek DJs and has recently started a mix podcast series under her DJ duo Spyware. She also co-designs clothing for her brand Sunday School.

experience:

New York Times, GQ Magazine, The New Yorker, Vice, Barron’s Magazine, Splice, Businessweek, Medium, MIT Technology Review, The Baffler, NBC News, Converse, Adidas, Paperwork NYC, Pleasures, Urban Outfitters

interests:

DJing, illustration, ceramics, visual art

Serafim Mendes

Serafim Mendes

Designer

bio:

Serafim Mendes is a freelance graphic designer and 3D illustrator, based in Porto, Portugal. Working mostly with international clients, he focuses on typography, identity, and poster design with a particular interest in 3D illustration/animation. Since his MA, he has also been integrating augmented reality in some of his projects, allowing for the 3D content to be interacted with in real-time.

experience:

Étapes, Fubiz, Visualgraphc, Designspiration, Domestika, Typeverything, Yorokobu, Betype, Abduzeedo, AIGA Eye On Design, VSO China, Unrated, dpi 設計插畫誌 (dpi magazine Taiwan) #221, Computer Arts #265 (Spring 2017), Monsa Publications

interests:

Design, Curation, Engineering, Production

Sasha Kluchnik

Sasha Kluchnik

Design
Music

bio:

Sasha K is a hybrid being originating from Kiev, Ukraine. A forever learner, his career has expanded across graphic design and web development. Currently Sasha focuses in coding with HUMAN.NYC as well as his passion project, Uklon.club

experience:

interests:

DJing, web design and development, techno, graphic design

Cyrus Cumming

Cyrus Cumming

Animation
Design

bio:

With a growing number of screens in the world, there are more opportunities for dynamic expression. Enter Cyrus Cumming, a Canadian motion designer living in New York City. A senior 3D motion designer at Gretel, Cyrus has worked with Nike, Apple, Nat Geo, and Avril Lavigne. He develops kinetic systems for content that won't sit still.

experience:

Nike, Apple, FX, National Geographic, Kodansha

interests:

David Strother

David Strother

Design
Art

bio:

David Strother is a graphic designer living in Olympia, WA. With a passion for essentialized works and minimalism, David gravitates towards the utility of design by employing stark type design with his digitally-airbrushed constructivist vision. Bad eyesight and a ripe sensitivity lend themselves to the fuzzy pleasures of poorly refracted light. 


experience:

Gen Pop, Feel It Records, Desuetude Gallery, Porpoise Spit Fanzine

interests:

album design, event promotion, type design