Raymond Navarro

Pleasure, The Public and Propriety Words & Images © Raymond Navarro. I lay on a flat cool bed of rock shaded from glaring sunlight. I was in the bliss of forgetting everything but my current surroundings: lush trees, birds rustling on fallen leaves, the smell…

Will Matsuda

Arubamu Words & Images © Will Matsuda. I look like I could be from anywhere. When I visit my ancestral homelands, I look like I'm an outsider. I imagine even my ancestors asking me, "No, where are you really from?" Two months ago I found…

Oliwia Paszkowska

Rich vs. Poor Words & Images © Oliwia Paszkowska. The gap between the richest Americans and everyone else is at a historic high. 90 percent of American workers have watched their wages drop as the cost of living increases. The national average minimum wage is…

Camila Cossio

City Dioramas Words & Images © Camila Cossio. Traditional landscapes where more related with nature, including physical elements of landforms like mountains, rivers, valleys, etc. An inversion of the city as primary landscape appeared with the industrial revolution. In less than a century, we went…

Justin L. Stewart

America's Footprint Words & Images © Justin L. Stewart. The United States Army Corps of Engineers has long been involved with coastal development in the form of building marinas, creating breakwaters and more. They were the government agency tasked with handling the construction of dams…

Terry Phan

Mỹ Vietnam Words & Images © Terry Phan. What defines my existence? It is my family's memories? My ethnic background? Or is it my own memories? The lack of Vietnamese-American representation around me has caused me to investigate what exactly being Vietnamese-American means for me being…

Crystal Flores

Alfred, Jaime, Jason Words & Images © Crystal Flores. The mundane aspects of an artist's environment may often seem insignificant in reference to what is created within in it. What an artist chooses to surround themselves with is a major contribution to not only their…

Peiyi Chen

Dark, neutral, bright Words & Images © Peiyi Chen. Dark, neutral, bright.... This is the process of an object has to go through. Either starts with one or the other. The surroundings are objectively moving and changing, yet our emotions are subjectively transforming according to the…