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SOCIAL STUDIES: LEIGH PATTERSON // PHILOSOPHER, VISIONARY + TRUTH SEEKER

SOCIAL STUDIES: LEIGH PATTERSON // PHILOSOPHER, VISIONARY + TRUTH SEEKER

Connecting to others begins with connecting to yourself. Leigh Patterson uses her work to dive deeper into the building blocks of what it means to be human and how to communicate that personally, creatively + professionally.  Not to mention being the founder of THE MOON LISTS - something we are excited to carry in our NOTO Flagship Shop.  She helps one remember who they are in this journal, while taking thing slowly and sitting with ones personal expansion.  Read more about her quest for meaning and intention below.  Who are you?Leigh Patterson - Founder, The Moon Lists  - Founder of Editorial + Creative...

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SOCIAL STUDIES: MARCELO GUTIERREZ // MAKEUP ARTIST, WRITER + FILM DIRECTOR

SOCIAL STUDIES: MARCELO GUTIERREZ // MAKEUP ARTIST, WRITER + FILM DIRECTOR

Change is inevitable. Marcelo demonstrates the kind of grace it takes to create evolution through that change. By telling stories through film-making and make-up artistry, he uses creativity and collaboration to help make sense of the complex dynamics in modern living. Marcello proves that you can accept the unknown by allowing yourself to dive deeper into the meaning of your everyday work.  Who are you? My name is Marcelo Gutierrez, I'm a makeup artist, film director + writer living in Brooklyn, NY. I believe myself to be a butterfly - resilient, constantly evolving and always following the correct wind patterns. By...

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Social Studies : Lauren Ruth Ward // Artist + Musician

Social Studies : Lauren Ruth Ward // Artist + Musician

Photo by Nicole Conflenti Healing + community is at the center of why Lauren Ruth Ward makes art. From touring as a live musician to finding inspiration in her surroundings and relationships, everything is connected to a bigger picture through expression. Lauren shows us that creativity is not just a physical practice or state of mind, but a lifestyle that is meant to be explored, enjoyed and most of all, shared with others. Read a little more below on how Lauren uses her everyday living as poetry.  Who are you? My name is Lauren Ruth Ward. I am an artist. Why do you make your work? I create to heal. Writing and...

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SOCIAL STUDIES: Bence Magyarlaki // Multidisciplinary Artist

SOCIAL STUDIES: Bence Magyarlaki // Multidisciplinary Artist

A brief few moments in passing at a Portuguese artists' home is how I met Bence.  Those moments where all I needed to know something powerful was in front of me.  Powerful with a gentle voice, beautiful face, and curious mind.  I watched a film my girlfriend made, where he, one of the featured, read aloud a poem over the recorded moments in time that he danced between.  His words and the way he spoke them felt like a love story I was a part of.  That is how his art works.  He pulls you into seeing form but leaves you...

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