Conz-June

Artist of the month (June) Conz. My names N. “Conz.” Phumaphi, I usually just go by Conz. I’m a Kalanga Motswana born and raised in Francistown Botswana. I studied illustration and organic modeling in San Francisco, California at the Academy of Art University. I’ve worked in both video games and animation. In both fields, I…

Miiro Tähti-June

Chef of the month (June) Miiro Tähti. My name is Miiro Tähti and I’m 22 years old, and I’m working at Scandinavian Bistro called Salutorget. (Helsinki) Before that I worked in Puijo Tower restaurant (fine dining) in Kuopio which was my hometown for 19 years. I was born in Jyväskylä in 1993. My hobby besides cooking is…

Dzintars Kristovskis

My name is Dzintars Kristovskis from Latvia. I started as a cook 11 years ago in some chain fast food restaurants to get away from responsibilities that had to do with my previous career choice. Since then I’ve been working as a line cook in different establishments and wondering – is this what’s cooking all…

Soraya Nulliah

MY STORY: It’s complicated. It’s messy. It’s heartbreaking. It’s also entirely beautiful. I grew up in Natal, South Africa under the oppressive political regime of apartheid. It was an environment rich with varied experiences; the hot African sun, politics, Nelson Mandela, peacocks and mangoes. While my early memories are colored with my Indian heritage combined…

Olivia Bayly

My name is Olivia Bayly, and I am 22 years old, and I’m a photographer. My love for photography began when my parents bought me my first digital camera at the age of 13 for Christmas and ever since then I haven’t put a camera down, and I don’t think that I ever will. As cliché as…