032c Issue #45 “The Opioid Crisis Lookbook” Summer 2024

032c’s new Summer 2024 issue #45 “The Opioid Crisis Lookbook” is out now for pre-orders, featuring cover stars Rosalía, Varg²™, Kate Upton, and Loli Bahia.
032c Issue #45 “The Opioid Crisis Lookbook” Summer 2024

032c SUMMER SALE Editorial Team Picks

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032c SUMMER SALE Editorial Team Picks

Richie Culver: You Can’t Fool Your Hometown

“I miss French kissing American men in German night clubs.” Ahead of RICHIE CULVER's album release of Hostile Environments, PHILLIP PYLE speaks to the artist on the ghosts of his hometown, memes in art, and using comedy as a “Get Out of Jail Free” card.
By PHILLIP PYLE
Richie Culver: You Can’t Fool Your Hometown

The Spiral Walker: JULIE MEHRETU

The Spiral Walker: JULIE MEHRETU

David Douard Turns YouTube Comments Into Poetry

“I think language is the most important authority in culture.” CLAIRE KORON ELAT speaks to the artist about language as a tool for disruption, the dark web, and corrupting objects in his art.
By CLAIRE KORON ELAT
David Douard Turns YouTube Comments Into Poetry

How to Survive with Kembra Pfahler

From performance art to collaborating on a collection with Rick Owens, KEMBRA PFAHLER has done it all. An icon of counterculture, she speaks to VITTORIA DE FRANCHIS on Hollywood beauty standards, feminism, and teaching at Columbia University.
By VITTORIA DE FRANCHIS
How to Survive with Kembra Pfahler

The Weeknd by Harmony Korine/EDGLRD

Our last, secret cover star of Issue #45 is here.
By ROSS SCARANO
The Weeknd by Harmony Korine/EDGLRD

Taylor Swift Is A Virus

“I don’t want to read autofiction for the rest of my goddamn life.” In conversation with SHANE ANDERSON, author HEATHER MCCALDEN speaks on why Taylor Swift is a virus and shocking discoveries about her dead father.
By SHANE ANDERSON
Taylor Swift Is A Virus

How Does Design Contribute to Human Catastrophes? Gonzalez Haase AAS

Killing is a matter of aesthetics. Architects Pierre Jorge Gonzalez and Judith Haase, who designed our Seoul store, talk about radical retail spaces, the relationship between design and catastrophes, and (not) designing utopias.
By CLAIRE KORON ELAT
How Does Design Contribute to Human Catastrophes? Gonzalez Haase AAS

A Specialist in Club Music: VTSS

A Specialist in Club Music: VTSS

Who the fuck is Vaquera?

It was a happy accident when Patric DiCaprio drunkenly bought a sewing machine off the internet and taught himself how to sew via YouTube. Alongside unreleased BTS from their iPhones, AGNES MAGGIE SHU speaks to founders PATRIC DICAPRIO and BRYN TAUBENSEE on whether there needs to be a limit to brand growth, performativity in fashion, and prophesying the American future through clothes.
By AGNES MAGGIE SHU
Who the fuck is Vaquera?

Gross AI Spam with Cory Arcangel

“Facebook, right now, is apparently 35 percent spam.” In conversation with Claire Koron Elat, he talks about original vs. emulated images, Facebook spam, and mastering the strategizing of fame.
By Claire Koron Elat
Gross AI Spam with Cory Arcangel

A Gateway to Forbidden Realms: Rob Kulísek

A Gateway to Forbidden Realms: Rob Kulísek

032c Runway Show During Paris Fashion Week

SAVE THE DATE: June 20th, 19:00, Paris
032c Runway Show During Paris Fashion Week

When Metal Triggers Catharsis: Lord Spikeheart

Metal can be “wholesome,” especially for LORD SPIKEHEART, whose name originates from the spiky hair he had as a kid. HARRIET SHEPHERD talks to the artist about paying homage to his late grandmother, harnessing the optimistic energy in Christian sound, and dismantling the Western-centric narrative around metal music.
By HARRIET SHEPHERD
When Metal Triggers Catharsis: Lord Spikeheart

032c Guest List

Introducing our series spotlighting friends, "032c Guest List", with German actor LANGSTON UIBEL.
032c Guest List

Brenda’s Business with Youssef Marquis

YOUSSEF MARQUIS is the man pulling the strings behind Kim Kardashian's wedding dress, Beyoncé’s Met Gala looks, and the recent Julia Roberts appearance at Jacquemus. In conversation with BRENDA WEISCHER, Marquis speaks on his agency, icons, and how luxury fashion communications are structured.
By BRENDA WEISCHER
Brenda’s Business with Youssef Marquis

Learning From Antiquity: RM of BTS

RM’s confession that “the person I think I am doesn’t exist” in his cover story for 032c Issue #44 was only a foreshadowing of his new album released today. We’re discovering who Kim Namjoon, not RM, really is, had he not taken the path of becoming a K-pop megastar.
By FIONA BAE
Learning From Antiquity: RM of BTS

Setting Horses On Fire with Jordan Hemingway

JORDAN HEMINGWAY's long-term collaboration with Yves Tumor started with rolling around the floor naked and covered in glass. With Gesaffelstein, he watched a horse engulfed in flames. In conversation with ALMA LEANDRA, the filmmaker talks serendipity in skateboarding, lessons in jazz, and looking back on old-school Hollywood.
By ALMA LEANDRA
Setting Horses On Fire with Jordan Hemingway

Gated Nightmares: Herrensauna’s Cem Dukkha

Almost a decade into his career, and all CEM DUKKHA wants is to keep feeling “as if it's my first day at school.” Ahead of his upcoming album Forma, MARIANA BEREZOVSKA talks to the producer and co-founder of Herresauna about how his gate show was a “realization of my nightmares and dreams,” reconstructing old tracks into anew, and releasing the ego.
By MARIANA BEREZOVSKA
Gated Nightmares: Herrensauna’s Cem Dukkha

Tor Studio Evades Synthetic Claustrophobia

There is no longer an outside to the world of design. Design has become the world. Tor Studio talked to Claire Koron Elat about design as a communication tool and the lack of depth in AI images.
By CLAIRE KORON ELAT
Tor Studio Evades Synthetic Claustrophobia

A Bad Night’s Sleep with Sega Bodega

Debuting his second album Dennis on Twitch and watching the reactions of the live chatroom, was only a “touch of pressure” for SEGA BODEGA. In conversation with PHILLIP PYLE, the artist and producer talks about experiencing auditory hallucinations, fanboying over Miranda July, and sampling breathing sounds from Luca Guadagnino’s Suspiria.
By PHILLIP PYLE
A Bad Night’s Sleep with Sega Bodega

Art World Resorts with Alex Flick

For ALEX FLICK, art is a “relationship business.” In conversation with CLAIRE KORON ELAT, the founder of Gathering discusses the basics of establishing a new gallery, family collections, and that it’s not only about selling.
By CLAIRE KORON ELAT
Art World Resorts with Alex Flick

Discovering the Aura with Puppies Puppies (Jade Guanaro Kuriki-Olivo)

PUPPIES PUPPIES (JADE GUANARO KURIKI-OLIVO) used to be seen costumed as SpongeBob, Shrek, or the Statue of Liberty in her performance-activated art—that is, until it suddenly “meant something different to hide.” PHILLIP PYLE speaks to Kuriki-Olivo about transitioning her work to focus on visibility, using her dad’s ashes as a readymade, and relearning irony.
By PHILLIP PYLE
Discovering the Aura with Puppies Puppies (Jade Guanaro Kuriki-Olivo)

Enter the Rave Continuum

“I was probably having too much of a good time to think about pulling out a camera.” The moments that SEANA GAVIN did document, however, are certainly worth seeing. PHILLIP PYLE joins the artist in a conversation on preserving 1990s and early noughties rave culture through photographs and diary entries.
By PHILLIP PYLE
Enter the Rave Continuum

032c Gallery opens in Seoul

032c is pleased to announce the opening of the 032c Gallery in Seoul, the brand’s first retail and exhibition space in Asia.
032c Gallery opens in Seoul

Sevdaliza Questions Human Authenticity

Sevdaliza Questions Human Authenticity

Brenda’s Business with Jun Takahashi

Waking up at 6am everyday to run for the past 15 years is a by-product of JUN TAKAHASHI’s discipline. It also just may be the secret to the success of UNDERCOVER. The designer and founder of the Tokyo-based label speaks to BRENDA WEISCHER about his unromantic relationship with merchandisers, developing a business plan, and keeping up with today’s youth.
By BRENDA WEISCHER
Brenda’s Business with Jun Takahashi

DEAR MICHEL MAJERUS (1967–2002)

The first time MICHEL MAJERUS was born was in 1967 in Luxembourg. The second time was a decade after his death, as a set of recurring online images. MAHFUZ SULTAN pays homage to the artist responsible for the “fly 1990s Y2K afterlife for pop art,” reflecting on his early adoption of Photoshop and his Warholian desire to paint without a paintbrush.
By MAHFUZ SULTAN
DEAR MICHEL MAJERUS (1967–2002)

Moodboard! Rokh H&M

The impossibility of creating newness, evading gender stereotypes, and affording inclusivity. 032c speaks to ROK HWANG, designer and founder of Rokh, and ANN-SOFIE JOHANSSON, Head of Womenswear at H&M, on the occasion of H&M’s designer collection with Rokh.
Moodboard! Rokh H&M
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