BRANDALISM: RECAP

The day after we opened BRANDALISM at illest LA, I slept for 16 hours. I was so spent from everything leading up to the event that I haven’t properly reflected on how things went down. There were a lot of lessons I learned since I assumed the role of a curator for illest LA. I started my run…

ILLEST x JA

Many thanks to everyone who came through to “Snapshots” at Illest LA. It was a great night for Ja, for us, and for me. Like I had previously mentioned, this was my first stab at an event with Illest. After Ja’s Tastemakers feature, I brought up the idea to the team – to collaborate with…

SNAPSHOTS

When I interviewed Ja Tecson for Tastemakers, conversation started to brew about teaming up for a photography show. After going back and forth on concepts, schedules, locations, etc, we all came to an agreement. Illest would host “Snapshots” – a show featuring Ja’s personal collection at our Little Tokyo store. This event is pretty personal…

JA TECSON [PART TWO]

I just dropped a Tastemakers feature on photographer, Ja Tecson. This is part two of that, since I wanted to work this into it but realized that it could stand alone… I met up with Ja at his work space and instantly fell in love with it. I’m a huge fan of the modern and…