Street Art at Nat Geo Travel

My story on street art has just been published at National Geographic Travel: 7 Cities to See Powerful Street Art Given a limit of seven places and the intent of geographical diversity, many… Continue reading

Papa Westray, Orkney

A walk around Papa Westray – a four-square-mile island on the northern edge of the Orkney archipelago in Scotland – is a walk through history. From the 5,600-year-old Knap of Howar, northern Europe’s… Continue reading

Sami Represent

Last week, for the Village Voice, I interviewed the Sámi rapper, SlinCraze. Nils Rune Utsi, as he is bestter known in his tiny Arctic hometown of Máze, was in NYC for the U.N… Continue reading

The Sea, The Sea, Montauk

‘The sea sustains and threatens us, but it is also where we came from … being fifty per cent water, we all contain the sea inside us.” Philip Hoare, The Sea Inside The… Continue reading

The Art of the Faroe Islands

I arrived in the Faroe Islands fairly well-versed in the islands’ musical and literary heritage, but with little grasp of the visual art scene there. In fact, the only encounter with Faroese art… Continue reading

Reykjavik Winter Morning Wanderings

When I visit Iceland in the winter, my favourite time to stroll the streets of Reykjavík is in the morning, when, until late morning, the city is concealed beneath the long winter night’s… Continue reading

Uni Stefson (MTV Iggy)

Sadly the music publication MTV Iggy closed down late last year — and took all of the writers’ work with it. So that my articles may live on, I am going to publish… Continue reading

Faroe Islands: Tórshavn to Kirkjubøer

On my first morning in the Faroe Islands, I woke up to the winter dark. The night before, driving from the airport to Tórshavn, I could only just trace the lines of the… Continue reading

Street Art is Everywhere

I have been quiet over here for a while as I have been working on putting together another site. Rather than filling up Six Trees with post after post about street art I… Continue reading

Lynda Benglis: Water Sources at Storm King Art Center

I was recently invited to attend a preview of a new temporary exhibition at Storm King Art Center, an open-air sculpture park in upstate New York. In the Hudson Valley, about an hour… Continue reading