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07.14.15 ANIMAL

Long before advanced polymers were used to build surfboards, ancient surfers shredded waves atop big planks. It was a spiritual practice that was handed down from generation to generation. In the modern world, a lot of that culture has been lost, but Jon Wegener is looking to bring the sport back to its roots. The […]

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Bucky Turco

To promote its new TV series Mr. Robot, USA Network rolled out a stealth marketing campaign that was crafted to look like real street art. The stenciled ads depict the show’s hoodie-wearing protagonist, a drug-using hacker played by Rami Malek, in various poses and were strategically painted around Manhattan next to or on top of […]

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Aymann Ismail

Meet B.D. White, the latest subject in our ongoing Q&A series with street artists. Name/Alias: B.D. White Decade you were born in: The ’80s. City you currently live: Brooklyn. Drugs or natural highs? Unnatural drugs are the worst. How did you get your name? My parents. Why do what you do? In the simplest answer, […]

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Mike Immerman

Bessie, Soho. (Photo: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork) […]

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07.13.15 Aymann Ismail

A vandal possibly influenced by the Buddha muses on the impermanence of life, street art in Soho. (Photo: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork) […]

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Aymann Ismail

For “Listen In,” we ask musicians to curate a mixtape-length playlist of songs they’re currently digging. Click the big play button above to hear the whole playlist or scroll down to see and hear individual tracks. Orenda Fink has been part of Omaha’s tight-knit Saddle Creek Records community for years. Both solo and with groups […]

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Liam Mathews

Most apps are dumb and bad and you don’t need them. But Blockfeed is good and useful if you live in New York City. It geolocates local stories from New York news publications (including ANIMAL) and creates a feed tailored to the user’s precise location. For example, if I open the app at home in […]

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Keegan Stephan

Street artistsGilf! and Lmnopi collaborated on a new mural dedicated to Kalief Browder, the young Bronx man who was held for more than three years at Rikers Island without a trial and later committed suicide. The art was unveiled to the public in Soho on Saturday and included a Q&A with the curator, artists, Kalief’s […]

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Mike Immerman

Gordon, Tribeca. (Photo: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork) […]

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07.10.15 Aymann Ismail

An attendee plays the FAILE & BÄST Deluxx Fluxx Arcade now on display at the Brooklyn Museum. (Photo: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork) […]

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