The New Black Renaissance: Alex Smith On Afrofuturism And His Many Artistic Endeavors

Anyone who’s had a reasonably good history teacher in their life can talk about the Harlem Renaissance. The then-called “New Negro Movement,” an explosion of brilliant and innovative work by Black creatives in the 1920s and ’30s spanned every artistic … Continue reading The New Black Renaissance: Alex Smith On Afrofuturism And His Many Artistic Endeavors

Protocol’s Ahmad Ferguson Drops Knowledge & Talks Florida Man Headlines

Hello! I’m Ahmad, I sing in a hardcore band called Protocol. We started in Tallahassee, FL but we’re from all over these days. A lot of our songs try to confront uglier topics like racism, American exceptionalism, violence, etc. Sounds kinda boring, but I’m not sure there’s much more to the story than that! Continue reading Protocol’s Ahmad Ferguson Drops Knowledge & Talks Florida Man Headlines

The ABC’s of Screen Printing with Joshua Rodriguez

When I was younger, I honestly always loved clothes but I never knew the process of making clothes. I never really had people I could go to, to ask questions. But I learned how to screenprint at a young age through all the great art programs that there are in Providence. Through me being in different bands, I would design and print all the merch. I fell in love with the process of printmaking and decided to take on a new project of my own, which is now my brand “Alphabets.” Continue reading The ABC’s of Screen Printing with Joshua Rodriguez