Founded in 2009 in Milan, KALEIDOSCOPE is one of today’s most innovative magazines of contemporary art and culture. Combining competent authority within the inner circle of art professionals, with visual audacity appealing to a wider audience from all creative industries, KALEIDOSCOPE became a meeting place for a global community of artists and creators—with a keen eye on new generation readers. Quarterly. Italy.
In this issue: Mowalola Ogunlesi talks to Reba Maybury about her fluid representation of the Black body, championing the individual; A profile by Jeppe Ugelvig introduces Venice Beach native Eli Russell Linnetz, creative director for the Kardashian-West clan and Lady Gaga, and his powerful meditation on fame, glamour, and mythology, featuring an artwork by design studio Sucuk und Bratwurst; Cannabiz: The Gentrification of Weed, a trend report on the legalization and corporatization of the marijuana industry—comprising an essay by Whitney Mallett, case studies by Lucas Mascatello and Michelle Lhooq, and a focus on Richard Prince by Alexandre Stipanovich; Nora Turato, photography by Roos Quakernaat, interview by Ana Janevski; Lorenzo Senni, photography by John Divola, interview by Hans Ulrich Obrist; Clemens Von Vedemeyer, interview by Adriana Blidaru; Charlie Engman, essay by Francesca Gavin; Retail Apocalypse - Fredi Fischli and Niels Olsen in conversation with Mark Lee; Olivier Mosset, photography by Alessandro Barthlow, interview by Gianni Jetzer; Diane Severin Nguyen, essay by Franklin Melendez; Davide Sorrenti, essay by Aaron Rose, and more! PLUS - Bonus supplement MYRISTICA! Illustrated by Terrell Villiers and written by Akia Dorsainvila, and in partnership with Gucci, MYRISTICA features experimental cellist and songwriter Kelsey Lu as the protagonist of a comic book illuminating her personal journey with references drawn from fable, cosmology and Afrofuturism.