Photo Review Vol. 1
With so much of our everyday lives being tied to a screen, having one’s own words and images be tangible is a rare thing for an artist to experience nowadays, especially those who are up and coming. So with that in mind, we’re introducing the POND Photo Review Vol. 1, a compilation print book featuring work from the next generation of photographers.
Ben Wittkugel and Jared Jones of Winspear text with label family Barrie, Major Murphy, and Majetic in lieu of their review show at Baby’s All Right Thursday, January 24th.
Meet Grace Shaw, the Australian singer song-writer who discovered a new species of spiders as a child, sports a tamagotchi on her pant loop, and commands the stage as Mallrat.
Born in the US to a Jordanian father and Palestinian mother, Rand Faris left the United States at age six to grow up in Jordan. “The Reality is: Part 1” is the first out of a series of three. There are pieces that are birthed from fingertips and some from pencil tips. These are an unequal mixture of both. It’s used to pull myself back after I find myself drifting away into my stream of thought.
Clay Frankel and Chris Bailoni of Grapetooth talk landlords over beers and colored pencils before their sold out NYC debut at Baby’s All Right.
Toast premieres their self-titled debut EP. We talk about their year, moving to NYC, and being the relatable queer role model we’ve all been waiting for.
Inspired by her final year at college, writer Habiba Warren explores identity and sexual freedom in weaving together four encounters to examine the implications of her feminine self.
Through the eyes and voices of their mothers, meet the group who is challenging what it means to make rock music in New York in 2018.
Friends and close collaborators Rachel Stewart and Spurge Carter talk about creating with your community and Stewart’s new project, Sedona.
Musicians Grady Wenrich, of The Lonely Biscuits, and Mackenzie Howe, of The Wild Reeds, talk Grady’s new solo project and pushing each other to take creative chances.
Artists Jessica Spence and Dennesa Usher met while pursuing their graduate degrees in art at Lehman College. Bonding over their shared interest in portraying important societal topics like race relations and women’s issues in their work, they've stayed close friends and collaborators since.