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104 I AM BECAUSE WE ARE
Cassi Namoda is a painter of vastness. Here, she talks about living "on circular time," how the need for affirmation and Capitalism is a curse in the pursuit of true art and yet the deep bliss of being, despite it all.
Photography PAMELA HANSON
Styling LEITH CLARK Interview STEVONA ELEM-ROGERS
126 FINISH UNFORGETTABLE
Photography JAMEELA ELFAKI Styling ASHLEE BARRETT-BOURMIER
148 GOOD TROUBLE
Tamika D. Mallory is the epitome of an American icon. Here she talks with
Tracee Ellis Ross about the endless pursuit of justice, the devastation of truth — but also joy, what’s satiating them, what they’re reflecting on, and how they’re expanding in a day-to-day sustainable way.
Photography YELENA YEMCHUK
Styling VLAD AND MIA Interview TRACEE ELLIS ROSS
164 TENDER AND IMAGINATIVE
Violet's Fashion Director at Large photographed the young people in her community and discovered how they responded to a world in lockdown.
Photography & Styling CATHY KASTERINE
182 TOWARDS SOLACE Filmmaker and artist Floria Sigismondi talks to artist, Raquel Aparicio about creation, quarantine,
astrology and the power of bees. Photography & Styling FLORIA SIGISMONDI
Interview RAQUEL APARICIO
198 SPEAK, MEMORY The prolific illustrator, writer and artist, Maira Kalman, is a jack of all trades. She juggles her work with pleasure, playfulness and prescience.
Interview LEIGH PLESSNER
214 ALIVE WITH GOLDENNESS Art school, an early immersion into Vivienne Westwood's shop, World's End, and a career as a stylist trained photographer Lynette Garland's eye to find the unusual and the beautiful.
Interview LUCY BOYNTON
234 PARTY OF SPECIAL THINGS TO DO
Photography GAIA BONANOMI Styling ASHLEE BARRETT-BOURMIER
250 POWER and PRIVILEGE
By LILY COLE
252 A VIOLET EULOGY
256 FIND ME