Premiere: Aish’s “Migrant”

Filmmaker Rashaad Newsome's beautiful visuals for a song artfully addressing immigration

With expressive, fantastical beauty SF-based music-maker Aish explores the depths of one of today’s most pressing topics with his single “Migrant,” premiering here. Partnering a diverse array of sounds—from electronic to historic instruments—with compelling lyrics, Aish builds a story of human migration. It’s a universal message, beginning with, as the artist describes, a child’s separation from their mother. Artist and director Rashaad Newsome, whose work …

Ace Hotel NYC’s Artists-in-Residence Sleep / Walk

Four rooms turned into studios for work to be debuted during Fashion Week

For weeks before opening its doors in 2009, the Ace Hotel New York was filled with artists-in-residence and walls were being graced with the work they’d leave—all of which still stands today. Visionary founder Alex Calderwood hand-picked many of them himself. Even as its acclaim has grown and demand for rooms has kept occupancy very high over the last five years, the Ace continues to …