“[Issue 11] takes a look at the ways in which print and other tangible forms of media are not only enjoying a revival but are profoundly resonating with our generation. this issue is about resurgence, about getting back up again when the odds are stacked against you, and is our rallying cry that print is not dead.”
- Editor in chief, Kaylee Warren. Read more from her editor's letter for Issue 11 here.
"Bubble_T is the next iteration of a long history of queer nightlife in New York City, reclaiming the right to party and the right to feel seen."
Exploring the “cool” social capital granted by film photography
The iconic Manhattan theatre says goodbye
Lyn Slater’s style transcends age
Get your sip on
Club 57: Film, Performance, and Art in the East Village, 1978–1983
A guide to thrifting in Bushwick
“While our world is on an inevitable path to complete digitality, we must remain authentic as we continue to design, innovate, and create original ideas that fit the spirit of today.”
When artist fueds go viral
A look a five important directors creating important work
4,950 years of red lipstick
"I was in love with the city, the way you love the first person who ever touches you and you never love anyone quite that way again."
The magazine industry turnover
The art world reacts to political unrest
What the election tells us about the decision of women
“How do we justify building our self-image? Why does it feel so false to curate the self through makeup and clothing?” Embodied writer Shanti Escalante-De Mattei unpacks these questions and more by drawing on the story of Inanna, the Mesopotamian goddess of love and war, and her descent into hell.
“This is for all the women that are darker than me, that were told they aren’t beautiful because their skin is not light enough. The journey to self-love can be long and gruesome, but it is most definitely worth it.”
On the mysteries and endless possibilities of the independent bookstore
With the steady rise of gentrification and people moving in and out of the city, who and what is a "real" New Yorker?
Dust off your tamagotchis and stock up on Fruit Roll-Ups because your crush just signed back on to AIM.
Unwrapping the complexities of love, the American Dream, freedom, and self discovery, based from the 2017 documentary Dream Boat.
“Love strikes indiscriminately, and anyone who gets clobbered should consider themselves lucky.”
2017 was pretty shitty. But, there’s hope for a better tomorrow.
Embodied contributor Victoria Kussman started her thrifting at the age of 8 and is here to share her knowledge, her favorite finds, and the lessons she's learned from the recent cultural trend.
Click above to check out some of our favorite fits from New Yorkers this season.
STUDENT ARTIST SPOTLIGHT:MICAH PEGUES
Embodied sits down with Micah Pegues, one of the founders of Polychrome Mag., a magazine that highlights the creative work of artists of color. We talk the story behind Polychrome, the current state of print, and the important advice she learned from Tavi Gevinson. Read the full interview here.
The feature editorial for Issue 11. Click the link to see more.
On the second studio album from the Minnesota rock band
Four couples are interviewed in a sweet ode to the endearing romance of sharing music playlists with a crush or significant other
Recounting the beautiful night of Blood Orange’s September Central Park performance
On the soulful debut album by the R&B singer
Thank you, Solange.
A review of the fifth studio album from American musician St. Vincent
Reviewing the third studio album by Archy Marshall aka King Krule
A look into the concert venues filling the void left by Webster Hall
Songs about coming out the other side!! It’s hard but we’ll make it
Do we even need to remind you?
Because y’all know it’s cuffing season out here