The digital cover picture to this mix is an excerpt of Kenneth Koo’s ‘Untitled Project’: https://tissuemagazine.com/?p=5869
Additionally find a dialogue between Giovanni Marks and Karl Hadrian Delgas following the release of the album FALL ALL OVER/DEAD OCTOBER here: https://tissuemagazine.com/series/giovanni-marks-file-under-crev
Following the release of “Fall All Over/Dead October” [Get Crev Labs, 2020] our author Karl Hadrian Delgas initiated a dialogue with Giovanni Marks, who represents the colours of the Californian beat scene like no other.
Even though her graffiti-inspired anti-aesthetics can silence any real-keeper within seconds, Nika’s approach is mainly focused on performative strategies. In this editorial feature — originally laid out by Stephan Idé for TISSUE N°666FFF — she focuses on the potential of ambiguity triggered by the abstraction of the sky.
“It doesn’t always kill you, but it always hurts. And still you’ve got to […] keep going. I find this ability to roll with the punches, to take the pain and adapt to circumstances, in my subjects: gypsies, beggars, crooks, vagabonds, underdogs, conmen, buskers and various shady characters in Romania and Moldova. My object is […]
Please get to know Preach/Fathoeburger — her past, present and what’s to come featured in this triptych portrait.