An Interview with Stephanie A Lindquist

Work on paper by artist Stephanie A. Lindquist, Kohlrabi and Common Sheep Sorrel (Europe). Interview by Eva Mayhabal Davis It’s been a pleasure to share space, knowledge, laughter and tables of food with Stephanie, a visual artist and cultural producer based in NYC. In time, I have come to learn and see more of Stephanie’s…

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Islands Unto Themselves?

This essay is the August edition of the newsletter Climate / Change, created by Tom O’Keefe. The project endeavors to face climate disruption with clarity and courage, urge climate action, and envisioning more balanced, sustainable futures. Each post empowers readers by featuring concrete steps big and small that we can all take to promote positive change,…

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Permaculture, Outer Space, and Interpersonal Ecosystems: An Interview with Nicole Murayama

Interview by Marina Murayama For the Nature Issue, we spoke with Nicole Murayama Nir, who is an activist, environmentalist, and healing artist, and also, my sister. I was interested in learning about her experiences with permaculture and working for an organization that helps to manage security in outer space, and dealing with nature in different…

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Nature: With Us, Against Us, Within Us Official Playlist

The Culturework team is thrilled to present a playlist to accompany this issue’s theme: Nature: With us, Against us, Within us. The word itself connects to such a range of experiences, including gratitude, fear, courage, wonder, and a thirst for positive change. Our editor Marina Murayama Nir has included a few spotlights on creators Treya…

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Half Dome — Amazing-ne!?

By Marina Murayama Nir A few summers ago, after I graduated from college, my twin sister, my grandma, and I went on a trip to Yosemite National Park. Visiting Yosemite had been a dream of my obaachan’s for a while, and my sister and I had not seen my grandma for nearly ten years, because…

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