To them, work is gliding over the surface of the world – over water on a surfboard; through powder on a snowboard; above concrete on a skateboard. They always make sure to take enough of every drug, to avoid getting trapped between worlds. But skating takes them somewhere you can’t go synthetically. They call themselves TOPHEADZ, and they are traceable only by their bespoke hearts.
KATE BELLM photographs the skate collective’s amphibious protagonists.
Conversation with EINAR THORSTEINN spreads as broadly as his career. Architecture, 3D geometry, contemporary art, city planning and working with NASA have flung him from his native Iceland to Denmark, Germany and the United States. Today, at 64, much of what he does takes place either in Olafur Eliasson’s Berlin studio, or in a packed workshop in his home in Brieselang, a bedroom community in the former East. An interview with architect and geometrist EINAR THORSTEINN on NASA, experimentation, and the "real questions."More