Category: Essay

Across State Lines – “Sunset Strip, No Round-Trip”


Michael and I met back in 2012 while attending the undergraduate photography program at Savannah College of Art and Design. We both knew of each other’s work, and the cut-throat photography program was a breeding ground for rivalries. This unspoken competition between peers, especially the two of us, was soon replaced with late-night, wormholes of

Jordan Baumgarten

40th and Baring, Philadelphia, PA

Jordan Baumgarten is a photographer and educator based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Jordan received an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and a BFA in Photography from the University of the Arts. Informed by his own lived experiences, his projects walk the line between documentary and personal narrative. His work touches on ideas of

Mo Costello


Mo Costello is an artist currently living in Athens, Georgia where she serves as the Lamar Dodd Post-MFA Teaching Fellow at the University of Georgia. Today we share her series, Vitamins for Troubled Hearts, with an introductory correspondence between Mo Costello and Nich Hance McElroy. Vitamins for Troubled Hearts Mo Costello and Nich Hance McElroy, from The

A Moveable Brunch


So there were these brothers some time ago, Phillip and Paul, and they had two tasks: find lunch, and clean the chicken coop. Phillip, the elder brother took it upon himself to fish and delegated the chicken coop duties to Paul. Paul, the good brother, agreed, since Phillip always had good luck when down at

Joel Kuennen


Joel Kuennen has a background in English Literature, German, Critical Theory, and Anthropology. His work has spanned such diverse practices as critical and creative writing, painting, installation, metalsmithing and digital video manipulation. He received a MA in Visual and Critical Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) in May, 2010. His

Jeremy Mohler


Jeremy Mohler is a writer living in Washington, DC. After receiving a B.A. degree from the Philip Merrill Collegel of Journalism at the University of Maryland, he has self-published essays and poems at His essay on Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti is forthcoming in the next issue of The Johns Hopkins University literary journal The