PHOTOGRAPHY BY: Zach Gross At the start of the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s latest iteration of William Shakespeare’s King Lear (dir. Gregory Doran), our titular character is brought out onstage, not only on the backs of his servants but also surrounded in a hollow cube. This cube, which is both a manifestation of his vanity and a metaphor for his disconnect with reality, is then reused twice more during the Royal Shakespeare Company’s (King and...

I’ve Got A Story to Tell: Vashti Harrison on...

PHOTOGRAPHY Shan Wallace Representation is something that doesn’t really seem that important, until you don’t have it. Many young black...

Sundays in BK: Anthony Morris Keeps Industry Alive in...

PHOTOGRAPHY The Sunday Photographer Back before it became a trendy destination known for its brunch spots, farmer’s markets, Smorgasburgs and...

Styles and Profiles: Jacob Bagwell

PHOTOGRAPHY: D.P. Jolly NAME: Jacob Bagwell OCCUPATION: Sales Representative for Rick Owens AGE: 22 NEIGHBORHOOD: Brooklyn Heights It's funny to think about how much...

BK Interiors: A Crown Heights Apartment Filled With Greenery...

Photography: Ira Yousey Subject: Abigail Hibbs Neighborhood: Crown Heights Occupation: Works in finance at an art gallery Lived in Residence: 2 years Number of Rooms: There...

Grinding for Weed

Everyone celebrates April 20th in their own way. Joints, bongs, edibles: take your pick (or don't at all, we...

Jamie Hector: Portrait of an Artist

PHOTOGRAPHY John Midgley The first time Jamie Hector visited BAM, in Fort Greene, he was 21. As the youngest of...

FLAWD and All: Adrian Daniel talks Depression and Self-Love...

PHOTOGRAPHY Aubrey Wipfli When Adrian Daniel was in the fifth grade, he got left back. Not because he wasn’t smart,...

Statik Mode: Statik Selektah Talks Latest Album and Fatherhood

PHOTOGRAPHY Dp Jolly Statik Selektah’s 7th album, Lucky 7 finished with the sonogram of his daughter Harley’s heartbeat, signaling a...

I Got A Story To Tell: Angela Yee Got...

PHOTOGRAPHY Shan Wallace When I was presented with the opportunity to have an interview series with Brooklyn Magazine, it took...

Interview with 2018 NBCC Non-Fiction Award Finalist Masha Gessen

For the past four years, the National Book Critics Circle has partnered with The New School’s MFA Creative Writing program,...

Interview with 2018 NBCC Non-Fiction Award Finalist Dr. Adam...

For the past four years, the National Book Critics Circle has partnered with The New School’s MFA Creative Writing program,...

Interview with 2018 NBCC Autobiography Award Finalist Ludmilla Petruvaskaya

For the past four years, the National Book Critics Circle has partnered with The New School’s MFA Creative Writing program,...

Interview with 2018 NBCC Criticism Award Finalist Kevin Young

For the past four years, the National Book Critics Circle has partnered with The New School’s MFA Creative Writing program,...

A Woman’s Strength: Jennifer Ferrin Talks Creative Freedom and...

PHOTOGRAPHY Aubrey Wipfli In Mosaic, HBO’S six episode television series directed by Steven Soderbergh, Jennifer Ferrin plays Petra Neill, the...

Hugo McCloud: An Interview

PHOTOGRAPHY Zach Gross From the beginning, Hugo McCloud’s approach to painting has been a non-traditional one. His background in industrial design...

Interview with 2018 NBCC Fiction Award Finalist Mohsin Hamid

For the past four years, the National Book Critics Circle has partnered with The New School’s MFA Creative Writing program,...

Review of 2018 NBCC Autobiography Award Finalist Roxane Gay’s...

For the past four years, the National Book Critics Circle has partnered with The New School’s MFA Creative Writing program,...

Interview with 2018 NBCC Autobiography Award Winner Xiaolu Guo

For the past four years, the National Book Critics Circle has partnered with The New School’s MFA Creative Writing program,...

Interview with 2018 NBCC Non-Fiction Award Finalist Jack E....

For the past four years, the National Book Critics Circle has partnered with The New School’s MFA Creative Writing program,...

Interview with 2018 NBCC Poetry Award Finalist Nuar Alsadir

For the past four years, the National Book Critics Circle has partnered with The New School’s MFA Creative Writing program,...

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