COMFORT Journal Robert LeBlanc Yudo Kurita

Photographer Robert LeBlanc just lately teased an upcoming e book referred to as A New America, which paperwork the brooding cultural underbelly of the US. In lieu with printed matter, the Los Angeles-based artistic has teamed up with fellow photographer, Yudo Kurita on a brand new publication, referred to as COMFORT journal.

“COMFORT represents our world view,” Kurita informed HYPEBEAST. Each obligatory and detrimental, “it feels becoming for the duality we see in our world and our spectrum primarily based views on life usually,” he added. At over 450 pages in size, the journal is filled with content material that ranges interviews with rising figures, equivalent to Nathaniel Mary Quinn, eclectic editorial spreads from the 2 photographers, to historic archives that elucidate all the pieces from the warfare in Afghanistan, COVID and the worldwide refugee disaster.

The journal is an open house and an open supply for all issues tradition. A imaginative and prescient the 2 artists wish to construct regarding the approach they observe the world — from music, artwork, and vogue, to sports activities, journalism, psychological wellness, and extra. The publication (which has since bought out) was out there free of charge — an strategy that LeBlanc and Kurita hope “evokes others to make issues” as properly. Be sure you try their Instagram because the journal continues to evolve from challenge to challenge.

Elsewhere, Virgil Abloh’s “Figures of Speech” will open in Qatar subsequent month.

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