Common Citizen’s “Principle” Centers People Over Profit

From concept to execution, this cannabis company considers community

At Common Citizen—one of the largest cannabis operators in Michigan—marijuana is more than a hobby. It’s a catalyst for community, a pathway toward healing and an opportunity for equity. With Principle, their newest one-gram pre-rolls, the purveyors put this ethos to action, donating 100% of the wholesale profits to local Michigan organizations that are hand-picked by Common Citizen’s partner Cannaclusive, an initiative dedicated to facilitating …

Interview: Photographer Vlad Zorin On His Powerful Debut Book, “With Love from Russia”

Stunning images and intimate interviews with gay men align for a survey of sex and sexuality across Russia

Moscow-based fashion and fine art photographer Vlad Zorin published his debut book, With Love from Russia, in December 2021. Across 256 pages, through intimate portraits of queer men and deeply personal corresponding text about their sexual awakenings, the photographer explores the questions “What is sex?” and “What role did it play in defining me as a person?” Zorin—whose debut photographic exhibition, Hare, was held at Cube.Moscow in …

Photographer Jordan Millington’s “Evolution of Innocence” Series Starring Susanne Bartsch

A study on our ever-developing emotional vantage point of the world, seen by way of the expressive icon

A striking, varied and theatrical array of images starring NYC nightlife legend Susanne Bartsch, photographer Jordan Millington‘s Evolution of Innocence series elucidates the electric connection between artist and muse. The entire collection—which probes our ever-developing emotional vantage point of the world—makes its debut at Lume Studios this weekend, a realization of a dream for Millington. Within, each photograph is as thought-provoking as the next. “Susanne and …