Poet + Spoken Word Artist, Crystal Good of Heroes Are Gang Leaders band, portray Sissy from West Virginia in “A Thousand-Year Flood Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words” poem about the devastating flash floods and rainy weather that swept through small streams and neighborhoods in West Virginia on June 23, 2016.
Afro Punk / Brooklyn 2016
from “Day Trippin IN SoHo” 2010 – 2018
Artist + Hat Designer, Heidi Lee wearing her signature @swarovski crystal “Endless Echo Hat” for the crowd at the Fifth Avenue Easter Parade + Bonnet Festival / Midtown, New York / April 1, 2018
Here’s what Heidi had to say about her creation on her website…
“Consisting of eight overlapping faces (referencing Hellenic classical antiquity) the Echo Hat reimagines the myth of Echo and Narcissus as an allegory of the post-internet age; it raises ethical questions about surveillance technologies and the millennial age of the selfie. It is also a visual pun on the “Echo Chamber” effect of the internet: in which information, ideas, or beliefs are amplified or reinforced by transmission and repetition inside an “enclosed” system, often drowning out different or competing views (globalization of social media)” (source)