Skateboards Made From Garbage: The Bucket Board

Brooklyn artist Mac Premo teams up with Sanford Shapes to turn trash into treasure

Despite a shift toward more environmentally conscious consumption habits, trash remains a pressing global pollution problem that threatens the habitats of humans and wildlife alike. To raise awareness for the World Wildlife Fund‘s upcoming Earth Hour (28 March 2015 at 8:30PM local time), the organization tapped Brooklyn artist Mac Premo to put his “stuff-making” skills to the test. The CH regular was tasked with taking …

Mac Premo’s 2014 Year in Review

A clever, comedic short highlighting milestones and madness month by month

For a year riddled with milestones, tragedies and epic world events, many of the most important moments will fade from memory and get muddled with time. Thankfully, Brooklyn-based artist and “stuff-maker” Mac Premo co-wrote, directed, shot and edited a clever year in review video that tackles most things major, one month at a time. Thoughtful, spot on and at times laugh out loud funny, it’s …

A Profile of Artist Mac Premo

Filmmaker Bas Berkhout intimately delves into the NYC creative's life and process

Brooklyn-based Mac Premo aptly self-identifies as an artist and a “stuff-maker.” Peering into his studio reveals that the latter is surely a description he lives up to on a daily basis. Premo recently invited Dutch filmmaker Bas Berkhout (now based in Brooklyn) into his studio and home to learn more about his work, life and inspiration. Berkhout—largely known for his Like Knows Like series—paints an …