Issue Magazine 06-2015 opens with a series of “Shoot Yourself” #IntimateLA fashion images, where models go behind the camera, running alongside highlight features of new art books, music and films. Conversation-style interviews unfold between acclaimed filmmakers Todd Haynes and Gus Van Sant, musicians Kurt Vile and Matty McLoughlin, and musicians Julia Holter and Nite Jewel. Actor Laia Costa and cinematographer Sturla Brandth Grøvlen discuss their incredible one-take film Victoria, and fine artist and photographer Catherine Opie discusses her activism and philanthropy. Photographer Doug Rickard talks combing YouTube for imagery, artist Elena Stonaker discusses her creations with Becky Stark, and Barney McDonald interviews musician Colder as well as supermodel Cindy Crawford. Fashion highlights include a cover photo shoot and interview with actor Christopher Abbott, “Nymph” ballet fashion editorial, and fashion shoots with Laia Costa and Kurt Vile. Actors share their ambitions, turn-ons and favorite movies in the Go-See series—featuring Ta’Rhonda Jones, Cheyenne Jackson, Teyonah Parris, Miguel Angel Silvestre, Kathleen Rose Perkins and the band Honduras. ISSUE+ enhanced features include our unique go-see video interviews.
CONTRIBUTORS TEXT Becky Stark, Barney McDonald, Sturla Brandth Grøvlen, Nite Jewel, Gus Van Sant, Matthew McLoughlin, Naomi deLuce Wilding, Jessica Makinson, Angie Vines, Alison Green, Sid Feddema, Kris Pitzek, Dan Tinkham, Clare Shearer, Alyson Luthi; IMAGE Doug Rickard, Elena Stonaker, Cameron McCool, Marta Armengol, Jan-Willem Dikkers, Adarsha Benjamin, Danielle Mathias, Rainer Hosch, Austin Irving, Jemma Baines, Holly Horne