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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: 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 : Nike Schroeder

SOCIAL STUDIES : Nike Schroeder

Nike Schroeder fell in love with her medium.  The lure of the materiality moved her into a self-taught movement of beautiful threads filling a space, creating an almost painterly look.  I first saw Nike's work a few years ago.  This large scale piece hung against the wall, colors of thread beautifully bleeding into one another forming a soft ombre of hues.  I just stood there and stared at it.  At first, I was caught by the color selection which gave me a calm and happy feeling.  Then I took a closer look and saw how much work was put into...

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