Monthly Archives: July 2013

Julia Leach In Conversation

One of my primary interests when profiling people for Dossier has always been those who do multiple things and somehow manage to do them well. A few months ago I met Julia Leach at Wieden and Kennedy, where she works as a creative director. I knew that she had come there from Kate Spade, where [...]

Made in Berlin

MADE is one of those improbable places that actually exist, and I’m glad it does. An art-funding project geared towards collaboration, MADE provides artists with what it modestly describes as its “toolbox”: a 4500-square-foot space in Berlin designed by the architect Alexis Dornier, with an adaptable layout and customized lighting system, in which to do [...]


Hrafnildur Arnardottir, socially known by her unusually misguided nickname, Shoplifter, is a mixed media artist. Originally from Iceland, Shoplifter is now actively beautifying the New York art scene with her multi-facetted interdisciplinary art practice. This past week I attended the unveiling of Shoplifter’s most recent installation piece, displayed at the Summer Solstice Reyka event on the roof top of [...]