‘Tundra Kids’ Captures the Double Lives of Russia’s Nenets Children

Proving that taking school portraits is awkward and silly no matter where you are on Earth is “Tundra Kids”—a photo series of Russia’s indigenous Nenets children during their months-long stay at boarding school. By Japanese photographer Ikuru Kuwajima, the series captures the striking contrast between the kids’ lives at home—where they herd reindeer, hunt and live off the land—and their time spent sitting in classrooms …

ArtShack Brooklyn

Creative ceramics and critical thinking collide at the after-school program

Encouraging kids to put down their phones and get creative, Brooklyn-based program ArtShack extends elementary learning outside of the classroom. The after-school program, founded by artist and educator McKendree Key and product designer Dany Rose, builds children’s critical thinking capabilities through ceramics, felting, silk-screening and a slew of other activities. Key started ArtShack in 2008, as a way to allow kids to create objects from …

The School of Artisan Food

Lessons in baking, butchery, cheese-making and more

The process of making food artisanally can be slow and tedious, but undoubtedly yields more flavor and personality in its products. Often passed down from generation to generation, these by-hand methods bring the baker, butcher and cheese-maker closer to their craft by using raw, locally sourced ingredients and focusing on quality over quantity. To preserve such trades and instill their importance in entrepreneurs of all …