Mike Steyels

Spotlight

Uninamise Is Bringing Brooklyn’s Flex Dance Music to the World

The dark instrumental dancehall sound has a long history, and the story is far from finished.
Mike Steyels
5.1.17
Art

Enter This Surreal World of Tattoo Line Work

Monty Python and Dali collide with tattoo guns.
Mike Steyels
12.10.16
Gaming

A New Scholarship Aims to Inspire More Female Game Designers

NYU Game Center and the Barlovento Foundation are looking to encourage creative girls.
Mike Steyels
12.4.16
Art

Life and Death in Intricate Black and White Prints

Mazatl wants to protect animals and the Earth with his emblematic woodcuts.
Mike Steyels
12.1.16
Art

Dancers Get Down with Their Digital Doppelgängers in 'Circle'

Sila Sveta blurs the line between video and live performance in their latest piece.
Mike Steyels
11.5.16
Features

Inside Schimanski, the Mysterious New Williamsburg Club Named After a German TV Cop

The new tenants of 54 N. 11th street open their doors on Halloween. Here's what happened.
Mike Steyels
11.1.16
Art

Go Ahead, Try and Focus On These Canvases

Jeff Elrod’s latest canvases challenge your imagination.
Mike Steyels
11.1.16
Film

Thirsty for Indie Sci-Fi? Here's Your Film Noir Animation Fix

Enter the dark void in Ash Thorp and Christopher Bjerre's ominous animated short film, 'None.'
Mike Steyels
10.22.16
Art

150-Year-Old Woodblock Prints Keep Japanese History Alive in New York

Yoshitoshi's "ukiyo-e" prints bridge Eastern and Western, ancient and modern cultures.
Mike Steyels
10.19.16
Art

In Beautiful Calligraphic Tags, This Artist Hides Messages to Himself

Accidental 'calligraffiti' writer Soemone looks back to the roots of letters and tags for his inspiration.
Mike Steyels
10.1.16
Art

A South Korean Artist Is Breaking Taboos with Flower Tattoos

The ink of South Korea’s Zihwa is feminine—with a purpose.
Mike Steyels
9.30.16
Art

Grab a Microscope for These Insanely Detailed Ink Cityscapes

The drawn world of Ben Tolman is endless.
Mike Steyels
9.24.16
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