Zazu Swistel


“Did we pass a dumb law? No. We are not stupid hippies,” said an activist from the New York Communities for Change.

“Blow up your pipeline, blow up your pedagogy… give up your tenure.”

On “the conscious faculty of really looking to see all the patterns”

But the reality is that Soho has become a squeezed carnival of tourists, shopping and more shopping, and high-end pop art that can only be purchased with a bag of cocaine. Within its cast iron buildings, residents sleep in million dollar shoe boxes.


“The portraits are just trying to create a third space—another point of access to what the candidate told me about their memory and what I pulled from it.”


2 Jun 2022

Skyline Editor