Fabricating and Casting His Story

In an age of relentless self-promotion, fleeting recognition, and a seemingly endless onslaught of social media, it seems surprising when an artist with a decades-long career seems to fly under the radar. Yet in many ways, for Birmingham sculptor Brad Morton, this is the case.

Depths of Field

The photography of Jennifer O’Neil. By Brett Levine Most people wouldn’t envision a fall down some stairs—with the accompanying break of a bone in one’s foot—as being the impetus that kickstarted their career, but award-winning underwater photographer Jennifer O’Neil isn’t most people. “I was so angry and frustrated with having to spend three weeks on… Read More

Mixed and Mastered

Les Nuby and Jason Hamric Written by Brett Levine // Photography by Beau Gustafson Great music production teams often garner nicknames—think the Glimmer Twins or the Dust Brothers—but for two talented Birmingham-based friends a catchy title couldn’t improve on the incredible work they already do and the partnership they have. The two, musician and producer Lester Nuby… Read More

Two in the Hand(made)

Elaine Kinnaird and Missy Litton. Written by Brett Levine // Photography by Beau Gustafson When people speak of artists’ collaborations, they usually understand this to mean a partnership first, then the creation of work. For artists Elaine Kinnaird and Missy Litton, it was a mutual affinity for the other’s work, as much as a shared respect for… Read More

Beyond the Chance Encounter

Thinking through cultural experiences in Birmingham.
Written by Brett Levine // Photography by Mindi Shapiro

Andre Natta: Telling Cities’ Stories.

Written by Brett Levine // Photography by Beau Gustafson

Louise Abroms

Special Things.

Pete Schulte

Drawing from the Edges in the Middle

Alison Miksch

Capturing the Light

Space Explorations

Jessica Angel’s Creative Journey

Wry Visual Delights

The work of Sara Garden Armstrong.