Appearing faintly from a distance, the people of New York anonymously speak personal truths in passing. Their voices drift into DIVERCITY‘s recorder, a mere earshot in time, only to fade back away into the distance.
Heather Gwinn, also known as Blowfish Armageddon is a self-taught artist who discovered a desire to create art as an adult after reading Tove Jansson’s The True Deceiver in 2011. As Heather tells it, “I was taken with (the character) Anna’s desire to illustrate tiny patches of the … Read MoreWonderfully Disturbing Stipple Illustrations from Self-Taught Artist Heather Gwinn
I’ve often felt that growth comes as an extension of self-creation and experimentation. That same could be said for Maria Vassiliou‘s growth as an artist. I first became aware of her through a mutual friend, WallBreaker Rob MacNeil, who photographed Maria in a whimsical series … Read MoreConscious, Layered Art from Maria Vassiliou
Spencer Johnson, he of Episode 9 of the Breaking Walls podcast (below), also created this month’s site header. He sent along a time lapse of his painting. Check it out and be sure to visit Spencer’s family blog.
Toronto-based photographer Robert MacNeil recently submitted some of his most recent work to me and I thought it very fitting for this month’s topic of Vulnerability. Robert calls this series “Until the Very End,” and the meaning is muti-layered. He explained why and how this … Read MoreRobert MacNeil’s “Until The Very End”