“I think that one of the things that our overall society lacks right now is togetherness. We have to realize that we are all dealing with things and we are all fighting for this life to be good. We are trying to do our best, and I think that we have isolated ourselves enough that it feels like you are the only one going through something. Even if you have a million friends on social media, they are all still just out there and it turns it into more of a competition instead a way to build each other up. We need to help each other out and bring each other together and have real conversations again. I hope that we can set a stage for that.” From our interview with Meghan Stockman, former Meteorologist and now president of KidSpace - an interactive space planetarium for children in Colorado. Full interview through the link in our bio. #unummagazine
H A R V E S T 🍁 We are so excited and honored of be featuring the work of local ceramicist @whiskeyandclay at our Harvest Dinner on October 18th! If you haven’t met her or seen her ceramics, you must! She blends porcelain with stoneware to give each piece a timeless desert feel and is absolutely one of our favorites 🌾 Only a few tickets left for the evening! So join us for this 5-course community dinner by three local chefs served in the beautiful work of @whiskeyandclay - you don’t want to miss this...so much great company! Grab your tickets through the link in our bio. #unummagazine
“I may be "one of the guys," but I also I enjoy being a female. I enjoy dressing up. I know that there are some things that people are going to be better at than me. I have worked with men in the military that are not very physically strong people, and I have worked with women who are very physically strong, and vice versa. People are people. You can't anticipate, just by gender. And mental toughness is a whole other animal but equally as impossible to assume based on gender.” Our Science feature Meghan Stockman, owner of KidSpace and retired National Guard and Space Weather Forecaster for the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Space Weather Prediction Center. Read her full interview in the link in our bio.
So powerful and breathtaking. @108_death_masks installation by multidisciplinary artist @nikeshabreeze opens today at ARTPRIZE 10 @artprize - Read Nikesha’s full feature on the inspiration behind @108_death_masks in our Community Issue. Link in bio. #unummagazine ・・・
Installation view. 108 Death masks Devos Place.
ARTPRIZE 10 #artprize10
documentary footage by @emzespecial
“Put your ideas out in the air if you’re unsure of them, and in time you’ll know if it is worth pursuing.” Check out our latest interview with @emlywlde - multidisciplinary artist and jeweler based out of Melbourne, Australia. Link in our bio ✨ #unummagazine
“I think the interesting thing about community is that you can build it in literally any space. I used to be a competitive fencer, and I remember driving by my fencing salle — which is a pretty big space, all things considered — along the highway and it would be just a blip. If you had no relationship with that building, you'd have no idea of what is there, and yet I had seven years of my life built there. It's wonderful that you can build community in no matter how small or how big of a space, or in no matter how long or short of a time period — so how do we build as many important communities as possible?” @chefjennydorsey full interview in the link in our bio.
BIG NEWS || Jenny’s newest series “Asian in America” is one of the 5 projects chosen for @FutureofStorytelling’s “Bridging the Divide” award which also means “Asian in America” will be one of the featured exhibitions at the Future of Storytelling Summit this year! AND she is officially taking it on the road for her first North American tour. To find out if you are one of her stops or if you want her to stop in your city, contact @chefjennydorsey - Photo by @LizClayman #unummagazine
TICKETS ON SALE NOW || Very excited to announce this incredible menu created by three local chefs - @madrefoods @theclarifiedkitchen @annamariabrezna for our Harvest Dinner October 18th at @dolinasantafe You don’t want to miss this collaboration! 🎉 Join us for an evening filled with fall flavors, our favorite wines and community. The proceeds from all tickets sales support the magazine to continue our work and mission. We thank you in advance. Seating is limited so grab your ticket through the link in our bio. 🌟 #unummagazine
“Everybody says the same shit about food, like, "Food tells stories," and, "Food brings people together," and I am not contesting that but … I think the whole point of being human is that you are in pain sometimes, your heart hurts sometimes, you're scared sometimes, you feel sad or you feel lonely — and the whole point of having food is to be able to communicate those feelings. If you can really have people understand those emotions when they are eating your food, then that is the most beautiful part of having a craft at all. So I think on a holistic level I just want people to be able to see food in a different way. It's not really supposed to make you feel good all the time.” @chefjennydorsey - Women and Food feature in our Community Issue. Pictured: Surf-Turf Lamb and Mussels. Link in our bio. #unummagazine
“All I want is to have real conversations about stuff that actually matters. We don't lead perfect lives free from pain, loss, disappointment — isn't the point of being human to be vulnerable? Isn't the point of eating together to share in our actual lives?” Read this inspiring story about our women and food feature, Chef Jenny Dorsey @chefjennydorsey who started in business school but found her true calling in culinary arts and has now become a social innovator in the industry. Link in our bio. Photo by Hannah Burton and @bustle #unummagazine
“I used to focus on extraverted, dynamic people, prioritizing their shine above the texture of their relationship abilities. Simply put, shine has zero gravitational pull when placed beside emotional attunement. So what if someone is the head of whatever fancy, wonderful organization, or their creative practice is getting great press? If their relationship skills are consistently poor, this person will not be a great contributor to building and being in powerful, loving community over time.” Our Leadership feature, Oral Historian and Educator @mijancelie - full narrative in the link in our bio. Photo by @guerilladigital #unummagazine
“I’m all about immersive stories, and purposefully figuring out different ways of reaching through and experiencing all of the five senses through our narratives. I start each new project wondering how people can be vulnerable long enough to remember, touch, and be changed by our stories. That's why I am constantly working with and learning alongside marginalized communities, asking how we can surface and honor our narratives that typically have been invisibilized or silenced.” Oral Historian and Educator @mijancelie from our Community Issue. Read her powerful and insightful narrative in the link in our bio. Photo by @guerilladigital #unummagazine
EXCITING NEWS | It’s Friday and with that comes one of the most exciting announcements ✨ In light of our Community Issue, this October 18th, we have teamed up with three remarkable chefs, each featured in our third issue, and are bringing you our first community dinner! Join us as Marianne Sundquist of @theclarifiedkitchen - Katelyn Hilburn of @madrefoods - and Annamaria O’Brien of @dolinasantafe prepare their favorite farmers market dishes, right in time for harvest, in this 5-Course dinner hosted at Dolina in Santa Fe. Tickets go on sale next Friday at the same time we announce their delicious fall menu! Seating is limited so stay tuned for more details! #unummagazine#simplysantafe 🧡
“Growing up and seeing my grandparents go into town and sell their jewelry, or see them taken advantage of by non-Native people selling their jewelry, by buying it so cheap and then marking it up like crazy, also made me want to have a larger stake in the game. I want to be able to empower my people and tell them to take pride and dignity in their art and work.” -Samantha Platero, founder of @dinehjewelry - Full interview in the link in our bio. Photo by Rasmus Jensen. #unummagazine
“When I began to think about developing something of my own, I always thought about how the work that my grandparents created was just as high quality as everything I saw overseas — and this jewelry is sold internationally and bought at this level, while my grandparents are selling at little markets, flea markets, pow wows, or trying to sell to trading posts. I thought about how the quality of my peoples' work wasn't being respected and how I could change that. I wanted to take it on, but in a newer way. We have to keep evolving and moving forward. I asked myself what is the best way that I can keep moving forward and create jobs on the reservation through our craft, while still preserving it.” Our Fashion feature Samantha Platero of @dinehjewelry - read the full interview about her path into becoming a jewelry designer and the power and beauty of the Navajo culture and community. Image by Rasmus Jensen. #unummagazine
“Wild Home is about celebrating a possible future when the world isn't so binary, where we stop subjecting the planet to our ideas of what it is and instead protect and steward it, care for it, realize it is our only home and we share it with so many precious species. It is about celebrating a future where we are brave enough to do self compassion and encourage holistic living so we can thrive on this Earth. It starts in ourselves. I am a Wild Home, and I deserve to honor myself as we all do.” Artist and Curator @plumeriaproductions from our Community Issue. Link in bio. Pictured is Niomi’s Wild Home solo exhibit now showing at @strangerscollective NO LAND. #unummagazine
“I think as humans we're so arrogant about thinking that we know what's going on all the time with the world through our own lenses. When people say things to me like, "I can't use the word 'they' as my pronoun." People are like, "It's not proper English." So you can't speak a word in another language? Because people learn other words for things all the time, and language is super important. It just is. Telling someone that you're going to deny their own identity, it's violent. It's a violent way to be.” - @plumeriaproductions from their narrative in our Community Issue. Read the whole story via the link in our bio. Pictured from Niomi’s current Wild Home exhibit at NO LAND; Soft Witch/Sweet Tangles, Neo Pastiche On Aluminum.
“The whole premise of Wild Home started with this fantasy when my wife, Hannah, was overseas for 14 months. I really felt I was having this deep period of longing for her homecoming. I had keep the homecoming fantasy alive to sort of leverage myself into a space of safety. I thought I knew what her coming home was going to look like, because you mythologize people, especially when they're gone and in danger. In that process of her coming home, we got this home and I started making our home, so it's really interesting to have that occur and to start creating queer domestic space. However, when she arrived, I still felt like there was this homecoming that needed to happen still, and I couldn't figure out what it was. What I realized is that it was about myself, too, and my own homecoming, coming home to myself: turning 40, finding new places in myself, finding sort of this lush, celebratory space and moving out of a sort of trauma space into a safer space. I had to realize, the homecoming I was seeking was homecoming to self acceptance and self-worth, which is its own prize, but I had to learn what that looked like for me.” Queer feminist artist and independent curator @plumeriaproductions in our Community Issue. Read their full powerful narrative in the link in our bio. #unummagazine
TONIGHT join us at 7 pm to watch @jessiedeluxe set among the artworks of @plumeriaproductions Wild Home exhibition at @strangerscollective gallery NO LAND. 54 1/2 E. San Francisco Street, Santa Fe, NM.
“I think that an important part of my story is addressing and admitting to the struggles that we have as women. I do not talk about my personal life on the Tiny Atlas Instagram because I don’t feel like it's the right platform for it. At the same time, I don't subscribe to this sometimes-false perception of constant success and ease. On the @tinyatlasquarterly IG account we show what our community's doing, who our group of photographers are personally, what the magazine specifically is creating. We celebrate beautiful places in the world. But, as a woman, I do think we need to talk more about this notion of work/life balance and figure it out.” Founder and Director of @tinyatlasquarterly @ernathan - full interview in the link in our bio. 📷 : @ernathan
“When I was shooting more editorially, I had always found that travel magazines were missing a personal perspective on travel, and then when I shot for ad clients, all of the people who worked on the productions were never publicly credited and the work was less creative. So @tinyatlasquarterly and what you may know as, #mytinyatlas began. It was a way for me to highlight my own take on a place and vision of the creative teams that put together these shoots as well as highlighting the local people that we so frequently collaborated with.” Our travel feature @ernathan - Founder and Director of @tinyatlasquarterly tells us the inspiration behind the beautiful travel publication as well as her own personal advice on being your own boss in our Community Issue. Read the full interview via the link in our bio.
“When I was younger I definitely did not start out thinking, "Oh, I'm going to be a quote-unquote trailblazer and I'm going to carve out a space for me to have a leadership voice. I just wanted to be a journalist. I was invisible once myself, and I wanted to tell stories about invisible people, because they weren't invisible to me.” Quote by @maria_la_hinojosa - Journalist and President of Futuro Media Group. Read this inspiring narrative by Maria in our Community Issue. Link in our bio.
They’re here and they are beautiful! 👏🏽 The first piece in our Artist Collaboration series - a series in collaboration with creative women around the world. Our first artist, Canadian Illustrator @helsinkimonamour designed a limited edition t-shirt for our newest Community Issue..JUST PUBLISHED! Grab one via the link in our bio. You will LOVE! ***if you are an artist and interested in collaborating for this series, we’d love to hear from you! ✨✂️
“I am an artist, a student, and an activist. I was born in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, to an American mother and an Ivorian father. I was granted the privileges of American citizenship only because my mother filled out the pertinent paperwork in a timely fashion — but have watched my own siblings and family members struggle for the same status that I did nothing to merit.” - @zoritabonita - Read this powerful narrative in our Community Issue. Link in our bio.
“My youngest daughter is nearly 4; she sees the world through innocent and inquisitive eyes. She lives to play, she forgives and forgets easily, and she genuinely enjoys every day. It's made me wonder when it all changed. When did we stop playing and become serious adults? And why do we lose that innocence and play? It inspires me to put my phone or laptop away and just play for a while. This in turn helps me to be more creative, both in my yoga and my communications company. That's my biggest motivator.” @alohaandcoffee - Entrepreneur and Yoga Instructor from our Community Issue. Read her full interview in the link in our bio. #unummagazine
What an amazing response to our Community Issue 🙏🏽 We cannot wait to begin sharing each individual story over the next weeks. We thought this video by @alohaandcoffee would be a perfect start..asking the question, Who Am I? Read Zoe’s full interview in our fitness section via the link in our bio.
“I recently was part of an amazing campaign with Flybery Sport that asked the very question "Who am I?” and really made women all over the world stop and think. It's a question we're all so quick to answer with a label: I'm a mother; I'm a teacher; I'm a nurse. But that's not who you are. That's what you are. To answer who you are, you have to look inside and dig deep — maybe even get uncomfortable and honest with yourself. So who am I? I am a little girl who still gets things wrong, and sometimes I need a little validation. So my best piece of advice would be to dig deep and figure out who you really are, instead of trying to be who you think you're supposed to be. Embrace your uniqueness, and just because you are a part of society doesn't mean you need to conform to the norm.” Video by @ohanacomms and @flyberysport
“One of the things that our overall society lacks right now is togetherness. We have to realize that we are all dealing with things and we are all fighting for this life to be good.” - Meghan Stockman from Issue V.
Thank you for the love and support you have already shown for the Community Issue, published TODAY!! ⚡️15 inspiring women shared their stories, their work, their advice with us and today it’s live! Click the link in our bio to begin your own journey into Issue V. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
“When I was younger I definitely did not start out thinking, "Oh, I'm going to be a quote-unquote trailblazer and I'm going to carve out a space for me to have a leadership voice." I just wanted to be a journalist. I just simply wanted to work, to be recognized, and now given the moment we're living in I just cannot walk away from the fact that there are many people, specifically women, women of color, and Latinas and immigrants, who need their stories told.” Quote by @maria_la_hinojosa - journalist and president of Futuro Media Group.
TODAY IS THE DAY! The release of Issue V: The Community Issue. To start off our second year, we wanted to dedicate a full issue to the importance of community and to the women making a difference throughout theirs. This issue includes 15 remarkable women sharing their stories, experiences and advice along the way. Click the link in our bio to dive into these powerful stories. Cover image of @mijancelie by @guerilladigital
Only 2 days left until our fifth issue release: The Community Issue. This issue is filled with women that thrive for change, work on solutions, and that give hope to others. The women making history in communities today. There are powerful narratives and interviews by very dedicated and inspiring women including @mijancelie @maria_la_hinojosa @plumeriaproductions @zoritabonita @alohaandcoffee @dinehjewelry @ernathan @chefjennydorsey so many more. PLUS our first ever artist collaboration series begins Thursday with a T-shirt design exclusively by @helsinkimonamour for UNUM! All available to pre-order with the release. Subscribe on our website to be the first to receive the full release! ⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️⚡️
"Arranging things is truly meditative. I get a little bit lost, and I like that feeling. The more I can be with it, the better the picture becomes.” @omjsk from Peace in the Process published today! Read the full story via the link in our bio. #unummagazine
“You cannot define a person on just one thing. You can't just forget all these wonderful and good things that a person has done because one thing didn't come off the way you thought it should come off.” Eternal love and respect to an absolute queen 🙏🏽♥️
Only one week left until the release of Issue V!!! ✨ and one more story to release in @mariamanuela art series. This Sunday is the story of the life and work by @omjsk - Ja Soon is a photographer, art director, painter and certified Iyengar Yoga instructor. Born and raised in Seoul Korea, Ja Soon creates still lives from collections of flowers, seedpods and wood foraged from her local environment. She captures, in a magnificent way, the beauty in ordinary things that, for most of us, would otherwise go unnoticed. Do not miss this inspiring and beautiful story. Releasing this Sunday, August 19th! 🌼🍁
Luther Atkins, a ceramics professor, pushed Nikesha to dedicate her time to a sculptural series she has named 108 Death Masks: a Communal prayer for Peace and Justice. On her website, she writes about the series: "Each face is meticulously sculpted to represent a single life in the countless stream of black and brown deaths in the United States and in the larger African Diaspora. From slavery and lynching to the current state of police brutality and mass incarceration, black and brown bodies have been the center of the largest war on a people that this planet has ever known. This series is an homage to the countless lives lost in the battle for freedom and dignity that continues to this day." Interdisciplinary artist @nikeshabreeze - link in our profile. Image: individual ceramic death mask. Photo courtesy of @nikeshabreeze
I am so excited to share this excellent article ✨just published today!!✨ A Conjuring of Self : Nikesha Breeze
published at @unummagazine written by @mariamanuela cover portrait @heatherlynnsparrow
Read full story @unummagazine or follow link in my bio! “Nikesha Breeze is a mage as much as she is an artist. She treats her process like prayer, adding intention, and a bit of self, to every element of her work: Her sculptural masks are created with a mold of her own skull; she has a 10-step layering technique she applies in her paintings because she feels it builds their consciousness. These are just some of the many ways she builds a mythology behind her works. "I need the resources of my art to be so much more vast than what I'm expressing in the art." #unummagazine#nikeshabreeze#withinthisskin#108deathmasks#blackexcellence#queerartistsofcolor
We are excited to announce our design with @helsinkimonamour for our collaboration series in the Community Issue - releasing August 23rd!! 👩🏼🎨 Myriam is an artist and illustrator based out of Quebec City, Canada and was trained as a sculptor in Montreal, Canada, then in Helsinki, Finland. Her practice recently shifted towards illustration, and her new body of work includes art prints, surface pattern design and mixed media collages. We will be selling beautiful silk screened limited edition t-shirts designed by Myriam on our website starting August 23rd!!! 🍃🌱
If you are interested in taking part in this series for future issues..let’s collaborate, contact us via the link in our bio to share ideas! 🌟
🌟 EXACTLY two weeks today before the release of our Community Issue! 🌟 AND two more stories in our three part artist series by @mariamanuela releasing! This Sunday is our second story about @nikeshabreeze - Nikesha is a woman, a mother, black, and queer. She is the first African American to ever show work at the @harwoodmuseum in Taos, New Mexico - Her work seeks to engage the viewer in a relationship of soul. A personal act of witnessing and being witnessed. As a form of active resistance she speaks directly to the heart of issues of race, sex, power, gender and human suffering at the same time as evoking a sense of the sacred and irrepressible urgency of the human spirit. Do not miss this powerful story —> August 12th. Image: Dinah, Within this Skin, oil, pigment, ink on closet door, courtesy of the artist. ✨
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Super excited to announce our artist collaboration series starting with our Community Issue - releasing in two weeks! Each issue going forward we will be collaborating with female artists and illustrators that inspire us, to design cover art + limited edition t-shirts, bags, and so much more! We want to shine more light on all the creative work by women worldwide and make it available to you! Coming up in our fifth issue, we had the honor of working with an illustrator for limited edition t-shirts so stay tuned! They will be available August 23rd! 👥 If you are interested in working with us on future issues contact us! 👩🏻🎨👩🏽🎨👩🏿🎨
In this life, we cannot see the path before us. We don't know what’s coming, or if the decisions we're making are the right ones, and that can be terrifying and keep us from making big moves. Emelie’s move to New Mexico forever changed her life and work for the better. This is a story about the reward that awaits you on the other side of a leap of faith. Written by @mariamanuela - read our very first story in our three-part art series starting with weaver @emelie_anne —> 🔗 in our bio. 📷: @krystajab_ #unummagazine
“I think it's absolutely necessary for me to work during emotionally trying times. It's not always the easiest thing to do; I'd much rather just sit and wallow. But as I've gotten older, I've realized how important it is to just do the work, and how essential that is for healing as well." Weaver @emelie_anne featured in our newest story, Do The Work. Read the full story via the link in our bio. 📷: @krystajab_
“Weaving in the traditional Chimayo style, creating patterns and designs that have been woven for hundreds of years, physically connects me to weaving's roots in a way I'd not previously considered." Published today, as our first story in our women and the arts series, is the story of artist and weaver @emelie_anne by contributing writer @mariamanuela - Read this inspiring story about what can happen when you take that leap of faith. 🔗 in our profile. 📷 : @krystajab_
Our last introduction before our three part art series begins -> starting tomorrow! Dr. Mi’Jan Celie Tho-Biaz, Ed.D., is an oral historian and cultural leader with a passion for narratives of personal transformation and community social change. One of Santa Fe New Mexican’s 2017 “10 Who Made a Difference,” and 2018 University of San Francisco’s “Living the Mission Award” recipient, @mijancelie is also the founder of the New Mexico Women of Color Nonprofit Leadership Initiative, at the Santa Fe Community Foundation. She has served as visiting scholar at the Interdisciplinary Center for Innovative Theory and Empirics at Columbia University, documentarian-in-residence in Essential Studies at the Institute of American Indian Arts where the Rockefeller Foundation featured her work, a presenter at Carnegie Hall, and a resident at the Banff Centre. 🌟🌟🌟 Do not miss this issue! 15 women...15 powerful stories, interviews and projects! Issue V: The Community Issue releasing —> AUGUST 23rd! 📷: Daniel Hyde
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August 5th we begin our three part series written by @mariamanuela - featuring three inspiring artists with three different mediums as part of our Community Issue publishing on August 23rd. New stories releasing every Sunday beginning with artist and weaver @emelie_anne - “Even before I moved here, I was making work that was reminiscent of the desert.” Stay tuned to read her full story! 📷: @krystajab_
Another inspiring woman coming up in our community issue is @maria_la_hinojosa - A leader herself, Maria is a dedicated journalist that has helped bring to light the stories of America’s unsung heroes here and abroad. She is the anchor and executive producer of @latinousa on @npr - a public radio show devoted to Latino issues and is also the founder, president and CEO of Futuro Media Group; with the mission to produce multi-platform, community based journalism that gives voice to the voiceless and tell stories that are overlooked or under reported by traditional media. Read the incredible story she tells us on August 23rd. 📷: Peter Krogh.
Our science feature in our upcoming issue was a Space Weather Forecaster for National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC). She retired from the Colorado Air National Guard in 2018 as the lead weather officer for the Colorado Joint Forces Head Quarters. She spent over 20 years in the Air National Guard doing "Terrestrial Weather" and was deployed overseas numerous times as Army support weather specialist prior to becoming an officer. Retired at 40, she is now the co-owner of KidSpace; a children’s STEM based playground and exploration center meant to teach the laws of motion and space science through active play in Colorado. Releasing August 23rd!
The next featured woman we highlight in our upcoming issue is a yoga teacher, entrepreneur, wife, and mother of four. She spent nearly 18 years running in one direction before realizing she was going the completely wrong way and decided to go back and start again; turning her back on everything she knew. This inspiring interview with @alohaandcoffee releases on August 23rd! 📷 : @flyberysport
We continue on introducing more of the featured women in our upcoming community issue starting with an artist, a student, and an activist. Born in Cote d’Ivoire, West Africa but raised in Seattle, @zoritabonita was inspired by her own upbringing, watching family members struggle to secure legal documentation and associated rights and is now an incoming first year law student to study law and public policy, in hopes of crafting comprehensive immigration solutions. Stay tuned for her whole story. AUGUST 23rd!
“British filmmaker @cheekymonkeyjojo set out to make a documentary highlighting the lives and the strength of Hong Kong's domestic helpers. For several years now, Joanna has worked to shine a light on women's stories, sharing the stories of China's cotton workers and of survivors of human trafficking in Nepal. The project of making a full-length documentary in Hong Kong came together in 2015 when Joanna was introduced to the Domestic Workers Roundtable, which gathers NGOs, labor unions, and consular officials to discuss strategies for improving the lives of these women.” Read the full article by @saeades via the link in our profile. 📷 : @the_helper_documentary
FIRST release in our Community Issue || PUBLISHED TODAY is the story of Hong Kong's migrant worker population and the immense contribution they make on the community of Hong Kong. This hidden community of women number approximately 360,000 people in Hong Kong, coming in from a variety of Southeast Asian countries. Even as they play a central role in the Hong Kong economy, these workers are often forgotten, frequently facing racism and always ruled over by unfair and unequal laws. Right in line with the international release of @the_helper_documentary - directed by British filmmaker Joanna Bowers, @saeades writes about the up close and personal story of these unsung heroes. “These women are not defined by their jobs as domestics. Beyond being helpers and taking care of a family in Hong Kong, these women have their own families somewhere, their own aspirations and goals." Link in our bio. 📷 : @saeades
The next featured woman in our upcoming August issue is @ernathan - Emily is a professional photographer and founder and director of the lifestyle travel magazine @tinyatlasquarterly - a magazine dedicated to telling the story of travel from the perspective of professional image makers whose voices normally would be absent from traditional travel publications. In our upcoming issue read about her personal journey and inspiration behind #mytinyatlas - follow @tinyatlasquarterly - 📷 : @ernathan
The next feature in our upcoming community issue is an award-winning Queer Feminist Renegade Independent Curator. They push the boundaries of the art world’s hierarchical structures by curating exhibitions in alternative spaces and by using spaces alternatively, sometimes moving outside of the gallery walls and into the actual streets. They are the founder of @curatesantafe and has curated 50 public and private art shows. Before our release, @plumeriaproductions is premiering their solo exhibition, WILD HOME, exploring genderqueer identity, domesticity, and a return to a primordial, non-binary state of knowing and being at NO LAND by @strangerscollective on August 4th - stop in to see this show if you are in New Mexico and stay tuned to read this powerful account about their work August 23rd!
Our next featured woman in our upcoming community issue is a personal chef and creative in New York City. @chefjennydorsey mission is to use culinary arts as a platform to evoke introspection, empathy and real emotion. She is the founder of @whyfoodpodcast @wednesdayceramics @wednesdaysnyc and @studioatao - fusing food with emerging technology to create experiences for social good. Here’s a little sneak peek in anticipation for Jenny’s not-yet-released footage by LuckyRice of her crossover dinner themed around her series “Asian in America”. Stay tuned to read more...August 23rd! ✨
TODAY starts our introductions to all of the women and persons featured in our upcoming COMMUNITY issue releasing on August 23rd. Community is one the most important subjects to us so we wanted to talk with women impacting community in their own way. Each of these women have opened up their lives and shared their experiences, their insights, their inspirations, and most importantly their story. This issue is filled with full narratives, interviews, and contributed stories by women and about women and persons in different communities around the world. + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
Our first feature has made a number of short documentary films and promotional films for non-profits around the country. She has extensive experience working in international community development, refugee relief and the non-profit sector in the Middle East, U.S. and Africa and has served on the board of directors of the Arab Center of Washington. She is currently the Executive Director for the Collateral Repair Project where she manages an international staff that provides emergency assistance and community-building services for urban refugees in Amman, Jordan. Image by Collateral Repair Project.
Happy Monday || So many exciting things happening for the next few weeks leading up to the release of our Community Issue - Starting this week we’ll be releasing stories every week until the full release on August 23rd. 🌟🌟
Pictured is an image from our first release: @the_helper_documentary - “The Helper” documentary chronicles diverse stories from Hong Kong’s migrant domestic workers, exploring their immense contribution to society in the face of heartbreaking separation from their loved ones. The film is about maternal sacrifice and women empowering women in the hardest of circumstances. STAY TUNED for the whole story by @saeades AND international release of the documentary! 💫
“I was always told to "get to work." There is a notion of "creative inspiration," but I find that if one just sits around waiting, it will not come (or rarely comes). Inspiration arrives from getting one's hands dirty, metaphorically speaking. Just start.” Artist and photographer @ellenjantzen from her series The Unity of Time and Place. See more of Ellen’s work as part of our guest essay series via the link in our profile.
“Far too often the male skaters go out of their way to make us feel unwelcome, or like a spectacle of some kind when we are there to have fun and become badasses in our own right. But I always say, and I know it sounds cliché but, "Just keep getting up, keep trying. You're never gonna get better at it if you don't allow yourself to fail and learn every time you hit the ground." Besides, it's all part of the fun, which is the most important thing.” @sharne_j Founder of @girlscanskate_sa 💥 Full story via 🔗 in bio.
HAPPY MONDAY! What a weekend!! As we begin to put together our fifth issue, we can’t help but think about the impact from all the women in our first four!! Thank you again for joining us in celebration at our first photo exhibition last Friday! We will be posting all the images from the show on our website tomorrow! One of our favorites. 📸 : @vic_macias ✨🌟✨
WOW! Thank you again to all that were at the opening last night supporting our work, as well as, the abundance of messages of love and encouragement that we have received since! Also, so many thanks to all the amazing women - @madrefoods @obledosylvie Dr. Harshini Mukundan, and Veena Vasista - who took the time to speak and inspire us even more! ✨ AND, of course, to @larrykeller and @designwarehouse for hosting this celebration! We are forever thankful to have had this opportunity to bring our digital magazine to life for the community to see and are so incredibly humbled by the response. We are filled with so much gratitude today! If you didn’t get a chance to visit the exhibition last night, it will be up through the summer seven days a week until 6PM so you can stop in and walk around! More images will be posted soon! 🙌🏼🌟🖤 📸: @madrefoods
Opening in 4 hours! 👏🏼 We will also have our bags at the event if you haven’t had a chance to grab one through the magazine! 101 West Marcy Street, Santa Fe, NM from 5-7PM -> speakers at 6pm! Join us! ✨ 📸: @designwarehouse
If your are around Santa Fe tonight make sure to go the UNUM magazine’s one year anniversary party at Design Warehouse. This photo exhibit features pictures of the 80 women that contributed to the magazine in its first year ( I’m one of them 😊) #unum#unummagazine#designwarehouse#inspiringwomen
One. If you’re art walking in Santa Fe tonight, make sure to stop by @unummagazine’s first anniversary show at @designwarehouse (101 W. Marcy St., 5-7 pm). Founded by our pal @tenglishxx, this digital publication invites remarkable women from across the globe to share their stories. The show features images of everyone who appeared in UNUM in its first year—over 80 women who are changing the world. That includes some of our favorite Santa Fe creatives, like @thaismather, @awapuhilah, @elizalutz, @madrefoods, @highskyhappy, @squashblossomlocalfood, @dolinasantafe, @leahrosemai & @susanmstella. Come meet them tonight.
🌟 Today is the day!! 🌟We are celebrating ONE year of storytelling and over 80 women around the world! A photo exhibition featuring the stories of our first year along with four of the incredible women themselves joining us to speak! This will be a chance to further highlight not just the women who opened up their lives to us in the last year, but to also shine light on the contributing photographers and writers that played a part. Join us at @designwarehouse -> 5-7pm for food + drink + DJ Clemente playing our favorites! See you tonight! 💃🏼💃🏽💃🏾
It is with great excitement we announce the newest speaker at our event tomorrow evening. Katelyn Hilburn is the Founder of @madrefoods and has been dubbed "the Broth Boss." Her background is in community action and partnership facilitation with projects such as the Fantase Fest, the Santa Fe Arts + Creativity Center, and the Santa Fe Nuclear Weapons Summit. After having her firstborn, life began to radically change for Katelyn and she began to pursue her journey as an entrepreneur. Weaving the knowledge of her ancestors into her present-day food journeys, she set out on a mission to pass down the legacy of her family's healthy handcrafted foods to anyone looking to be nourished. This is such an exciting addition to our event!! Do not miss this! 💥⚡️🙌🏼
UNUM was recently on the powerful and inspiring show Brave Space with @ceinsf and Patricia Trujillo discussing “What is UNUM” and our path and inspiration to starting the magazine! Find the whole conversation through the link in our bio. 🗣
“Naturally, being of Indian heritage I thought about some of the things that we grew up with as kids, and everything about Indian textiles and artistry has been about slow fashion and slow living, such as hand looming, block printing, hand weaving, and wood crafting — so I really wanted to amplify that and bring that back to life.” Image by Himanshu Khandelwal. Read more about the work of @baby.peppers via 🔗 in our bio.
Inspired by @ifyouwereachild - EVERY.SINGLE.DAY. “With the revelation that my photos healed me when, honestly, no one and nothing else could, I decided to quit my day job and pursue a career as a full-time photographer. I needed to find my Meraki, and what better way was there?” 🔗 in bio.
If you could quit your job now and do anything you wanted, anything you were truly passionate about, anything that heals you personally, what would you do? 👣
“When we choose to love, we choose to move against fear, against alienation and separation. The choice to love is a choice to connect, to find ourselves in another” ~ Bell Hooks - ONE WEEK FROM TODAY we will be celebrating all the women featured from our first four issues! Join us in celebrating ONE and bringing our digital pages to life!
For Independence Day we are celebrating the women that embody independence not only in their own lives but are continually dedicated to fighting for others. Image of @freewomenwriters from our arts issue. Read more of their story via the link in our profile.