• Issue 02 Foreword

    Another jet takes off from the nearby runway and quickly disappears into the fading California sky.  The residual drone of the engine briefly rattles the walls of our office and its roar then fades into silence.  The sound that we once blamed for interrupting our creative rhythm is now part of our sonic vocabulary, a […]

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  • SQUIDSOUP: An Ocean of Light

    Installation Magazine offers a first look at Squidsoup’s video documentation from their recent project Submergence and Volume 4,096.   Squidsoup, a multi-media collective spread out across Norway, the United Kingdom and New Zealand explores the gap between the virtual and physical worlds.  Overcoming the limitations of digital media, Squidsoup has developed several innovative and immersive light […]

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  • Up Close: The Collection of Bill Clarke

    Collecting runs in Bill Clarke’s blood.  Following in his father’s footsteps, a lifelong and avid collector of rare coinage, Clarke  has always maintained his own collection of some variety.  It began with gum cards as a kid and then evolved into a record collection in his teens.  He also collected vintage 1960s Beatles toys and […]

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  • Maxwell Williams: Faith in the Home Team

    From 2009 to 2012 you couldn’t pick up an issue of Flaunt without seeing Maxwell Williams’ name.  He was the driving voice behind the editorial content and curated many of the magazine’s stunning covers.  Currently, Williams is the West Coast editor of Wilder Quarterly and contributes to AnOther Magazine, Interview, Bulletin Media, and Good.   Writing […]

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  • California English: From House to Home

    A moss green 1972 Mercedes 280 SEL rounds the corner and turns into the driveway of a charming 1920’s Spanish Colonial Revival house in Rancho Park.  Matching green hub caps lined in chrome and white wall tires accent this pristine vintage ride.  The car embodies the aesthetic of it’s owner’s company: sleek, vintage, and authentic. […]

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  • Manny Prieres: On the Fringe

    In the Black Book series, Manny Prieres investigates books that bind American culture.  The pillars of literature often have a controversial history: banned, burned and reviled, these titles become even more appealing once they are marked as taboo.  What does mainstream culture want to hide? Prieres’s renderings are deceptively simple conveyed in various shades of black. […]

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