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WEBTORIAL: “Hot Child in the City” by Marcus Cooper

Nick Hadad (Adam NYC) photographed by Marcus Cooper and styled by Ethan Benjamin with pieces from Givenchy, Diesel, Ralph Lauren, Johnny Love, Cartier, and more in an exclusive for WeTheUrban Online.

Photographer: Marcus Cooper / Stylist: Ethan Benjamin / Hair: Kat Zemtsova / Stylist Assistant: Damien Hairston /Model: Nick Hadad @ Adam

WEBTORIAL: “Hot Child in the City” by Marcus Cooper

Nick Hadad (Adam NYC) photographed by Marcus Cooper and styled by Ethan Benjamin with pieces from Givenchy, Diesel, Ralph Lauren, Johnny Love, Cartier, and more in an exclusive for WeTheUrban Online.

Photographer: Marcus Cooper / Stylist: Ethan Benjamin / Hair: Kat Zemtsova / Stylist Assistant: Damien Hairston /Model: Nick Hadad @ Adam

SPOTLIGHT: Time Slice Photography by Dan Marker-Moore

Los Angeles-based photographer Dan Marker-Moore captures long periods of time through creative time slice photography.

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SPOTLIGHT: Time Slice Photography by Dan Marker-Moore

Los Angeles-based photographer Dan Marker-Moore captures long periods of time through creative time slice photography.

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ART: Skittles by Josh Kline

Josh Kline presents Skittles, an industrial refrigerator containing smoothies produced by the artist using unconventional and poetic combinations of ingredients including kale chips, squid ink, sneakers, phone bills, and pepper spray.

Each smoothie stands as a portrait of a different contemporary lifestyle. When grouped together, they evoke a landscape of aspiration, taste, and – at times – deprivation in a metropolis like New York City.

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ART: Skittles by Josh Kline

Josh Kline presents Skittles, an industrial refrigerator containing smoothies produced by the artist using unconventional and poetic combinations of ingredients including kale chips, squid ink, sneakers, phone bills, and pepper spray.

Each smoothie stands as a portrait of a different contemporary lifestyle. When grouped together, they evoke a landscape of aspiration, taste, and – at times – deprivation in a metropolis like New York City.

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ART: Unsuspecting NYC Collages by Kalen Hollomon

So yeah, Kalen Hollomon is amazing. The rising artist has taken her brilliant collaging to New York City’s streets and its underground, superimposing clippings from fashion and vintage porno magazines onto unsuspecting subway riders and mundane city scenes. 

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ART: Unsuspecting NYC Collages by Kalen Hollomon

So yeah, Kalen Hollomon is amazing. The rising artist has taken her brilliant collaging to New York City’s streets and its underground, superimposing clippings from fashion and vintage porno magazines onto unsuspecting subway riders and mundane city scenes. 

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ART: Urban Landscape Body Paintings by Trina Merry

Now this… is wild. In some of her latest works, insanely talented artist Trina Merry uses the human body as a canvas to make models disappear amid the backdrop of famous New York City landmarks.

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ART: Urban Landscape Body Paintings by Trina Merry

Now this… is wild. In some of her latest works, insanely talented artist Trina Merry uses the human body as a canvas to make models disappear amid the backdrop of famous New York City landmarks.

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DESIGN: This Is What An Eco Friendly, Completely Sustainable NYC Would Look Like

This concept, called “New York City (Steady) State”, produced over six years by Sorkin’s Terreform, is not designed simply for aesthetic pleasure; it’s not even an attempt to make the city more sustainable (although sustainability is the key motivation behind the project).

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DESIGN: This Is What An Eco Friendly, Completely Sustainable NYC Would Look Like

This concept, called “New York City (Steady) State”, produced over six years by Sorkin’s Terreform, is not designed simply for aesthetic pleasure; it’s not even an attempt to make the city more sustainable (although sustainability is the key motivation behind the project).

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FILM: ‘Minimalism’, A Documentary About Making More With Less

Minimalism is an upcoming documentary by New York City filmmaker Matt D’Avella that explores the lives of individuals who are attempting to lead richer lives by abandoning things and focusing on what’s important.

The film, due out in 2015, focuses on a wide variety of individuals from artists to business people. Peep the trailer after the jump:

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