Gaelle Faure

A Parisian artist channels her passion for natural history and evoking the past with a series of unearthly collages

An archaeologist-turned-anthropologist-turned-artist, Parisian Gaelle Faure uses collage to tell her own version of history. She forages flea markets for antiques and second-hand items, such as old photographs, dolls, dried butterflies and other hidden treasures, which she combines with anonymous letters, postcards and diary entries from old journals in order to give the past new life. Formerly specializing in funeral rituals, Faure’s interest in evoking memories …

Anarchy in a Jar

Seasonal preserves, pickles and chutneys made from NYC rooftop-farmed ingredients

With Brooklyn’s artisanal, back-to-basics food movement well underway, it seemed only a matter of time before jams and jellies joined the flurry of small-batch chocolates, beers, pickled goods, and popsicles. But that’s as predictable as Anarchy in a Jar gets. Founded by self-proclaimed “Jamarchist” Laena McCarthy, Anarchy turns out seasonal selections of flavorful and eclectic jams, jellies, preserves and chutneys that—despite only consisting of a …

People’s Pops

by Laura Neilson This weekend marks the second season of People's Pops, frozen popsicles reinvented with gourmand flavor combos, at Fort Greene's Brooklyn Flea market (http://www.brownstoner.com/brooklynflea/), as well as a first-time appearance at Sunday's Brooklyn Indie Market in Carroll Gardens . The NYC-based popsicle purveyors offer the local farmer's market's freshest bounty, condensed into the form of a simple and nostalgic summertime staple. Unlike the …