Luminous Humidity, aka Sheila Arndt, is a an artist and writer living in New Orleans. Her current visual projects–sculpture and the photography of it–are centered around transformation, atrophy, and beauty in this present age. She cares about the modern and postmodern, critical theory, Americana, saltwater, garlic, canines, old blues, and new dreams. Her writing has been published in The Tishman Review, Gravel, and Literary Orphans, and the Peauxdunque Review, among other places. Follow her: @ACokeWithYou_
Charlotte Lee is a junior attending Seoul International School in Seongnam, Korea. Her art-making practices are to create photobased imageries dealing with social and cultural aspects. She developed her photography skills into mixed media forms by learning traditional art techniques and computer software tools; Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere and so on. She recently won a competition in 2020 Genius Olympiad as a finalist in the Photography category and she plans to continue pursuing her interests in art and writing to expand on her creativity and perspective.
Brigitte Stepanov is a writer, translator, and photographer. Broadly, her photos fall into two categories: the environment and the representation of public mourning. Both facets of her work are preoccupied with memory, minute documentation, and the building of a fastidious archive – be it to collect reminders of the smallest of mosses or the finest of brickwork in a commemorative monument. Among other venues, her work has been exhibited at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts and the Houston Center for Photography. Her upcoming photography exhibit, “Why I’ll Always Dream of Poland,” attempts to bridge the gap between private experiences and public sites of inhuman violence. Brigitte’s upbringing took place in a few different places and she moved to the US to pursue her graduate studies. She holds a PhD from Brown University and is currently a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at Grinnell College. She is in the midst of writing a book about contemporary textual and visual representations of war in Algeria, Rwanda, and France.
Worked on three daily newspapers in Connecticut, California, and Texas. Two full-length plays, Dragon Lady and Alekhine’s Defense, produced by South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa, California. Book of poetry, Levering Avenue, published in 1998 by the University of Evansville Press (Indiana). Stories and poems published by various journals and magazines.
So Young Koo is a senior at Seoul Foreign School in Seoul, Korea. She has a profound interest in painting, drawing, architecture, photography and design. Beyond high school, she plans to pursue architecture or design. Her artworks mostly revolve around environmentalism and appreciation of the beauty of nature. She wishes to further explore the compatibility of sustainability and design. Recently, Koo won recognitions in art and design competitions including a gold medalist of 2020 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards in Architecture & Industrial Design, a finalist of 2020 Genius Olympiad in Art, a top 10 winner of 2019 Fall Celebrating Art, and a finalist of 2019 Fall/Winter Spark Student Award.
Adeet Deshmukh is a New York City based photo editor, photographer, and digital designer. His images capture the interplay between light/shadow and emotion/composition—in the streets of Manhattan and Mumbai, in the faces of family and strangers, and in the fields of Iceland and the Midwest. Adeet has had shows in Chicago and New York, and his work has appeared in various newspapers and literary publications. Most recently, his photography was featured in a group show at the CUSP Gallery in Provincetown.
Featuring: Issue 97, published January 2021, features works of poetry, flash fiction, short nonfiction, and photography by Elison Alcovendaz, Philip Arnold, Michael Aro, Alice J Becker, Eric Blanchard, Charlie Brice, Lawrence Bridges, Mark Burke, Annie Elizabeth, Adam Coulter, Steven Deutsch, John Dorroh, Connor Doyle, Theo Greenblatt, Oz Hardwick, Charles Holdefer, Jeanne Julian, J.S. Kierland, Jennifer Taeyoung Kim, Min Kuk Kim, Mary Hills Kuck, Rachel Laverdiere, Richard LeBlond, Charlotte Lee, Harry Longstreet, Alice Lowe, Sean Murphy, Martha Nance, Robert Nisbet, Renee Ozburn, Virginia Watts, Andy Posner, Claire Scott, Greg Sendi, Dave Sims, Charles Springer, Tony Tracy, Gene Twaronite, Lee Varon, Viviane Vives, Sally Zakariya.
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