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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: FRAN TIRADO // WRITER, SPEAKER + SOCIAL ACTIVIST

SOCIAL STUDIES: FRAN TIRADO // WRITER, SPEAKER + SOCIAL ACTIVIST

Portrait by James Emmerman Fran is a crusader for queer visibility. He seeks to reclaim space for the queer + trans narratives to include stories that show these communities as owners and originators of art, style and ideas that are so heavily borrowed - and stolen from - in mainstream culture. Whether it is through the medium of a podcast, writing countless essays and articles, or simply living their authentic truth - Fran is a reminder of the unapologetic efforts it takes to change the way queer culture is perceived and consumed.   Who are you? I’m Fran, the former deputy editor at Out...

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SOCIAL STUDIES : Sara Elise // Harvest & Revel + Blind Seed + Pleasure Maker

SOCIAL STUDIES : Sara Elise // Harvest & Revel + Blind Seed + Pleasure Maker

How else better to open this than with a quote: " Working to empower both her clients and her community to elevate to their fullest selves- one nutritious meal and conversation at a time."  Brining food into your community with a thought of nurturing and inclusivity in its structure is something Sara Elise is an expert in.  Be it with her companies Harvest and Reel or Blind Seed, she brings food to all in many ways.  Outside of nutrition, Sara embodies so many different layers within her own personal wellness and interests.  Diving deep into personal ritual, relationship spectrums, BDSM,...

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