HRY SPACE Talk: "PT 1: Art, Self-Branding and Social Media" on April 5th, 2019


On April 5th from 6:30-8:30 pm, HRY SPACE in collaboration with SIMPL MAG will be hosting an art talk under the theme:

PT 1: Art, Self-Branding and Social Media.

The panelists are young and well-known millennial culture-creators working in different fields of social media and art— exploring and paving their ways through the New York hustle lifestyle through talent, identity, and branding.

For RSVP please click here. Food & drinks will be provided at the event reception, the talk starts at 6:30 pm sharp, please be on time or you will be missing out.


Israel Riqueros AKA Mr. Iozo (@MR._IOZO)

Israel "Mr. Iozo" Riqueros (b.1992), is a New York-based fine art/conceptual photographer & director. He creates cinematic imagery that is prominently incited by film, music and the human condition. His critically acclaimed published photographs have been noted for his dark realism, detailed set design and evocative use of lighting. Mr.Iozo’s photographs for the A$AP Rocky album: TE$TING —pushed Rocky’s visual language, along with his most recent collaboration with NAV’s recently released album, ‘Bad Habits’ combined the necessity of the human element in collaborations as a form of self-expression.


Juno Shen (@JUNO.SHEN)

Juno Shen is a Beijing born, New York-based photographer, VR and neon artist. Juno formerly worked with 88-Rising, Here be Dragons and rapper Action Bronson—exploring and executing boundless creations ranging from virtual reality experiences expanding into an interactive kitchen space to neon sculptures inspired by traditional Chinese zodiac iconography. Juno’s works have previously been featured via Vogue, HYPEBEAST, HYPEBAE, Trendland, Love Magazine, and more.

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Milk & Poster (@MILKIZM, @POSTER.BOY)

Milk (artist/model) and Derek Drummond, AKA Posterboy (artist/model/musician) are New York-based millennials hustling to become the next names in fashion, art, music, and entrepreneurship. Both worked creatively with a streetwear brand in the LES (Lower East Side), Homies Wonderland. In 2018, Milk and Poster were casts of the FUSE TV show, The 212, a docu-series with a cast of ‘tenacious NYC culture-creators making money doing what they love.” The two met four years ago, eventually fell in love and got married. Milk and Poster currently have their own brand called Milk and Poster, based on conceptual streetwear built amongst a close group of friends and influencers. The two together, make their dreams a reality and inspire the upcoming generation via social media and art.

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Originally from Miami, Florida, Jo Rosenthal, an artist, writer, and model— is one of a select handful of young women in New York right now who are using art and activism to find their voice, and getting noticed doing so. Rosenthal's works explore concepts of love, intimacy, and identity, continually questioning, challenging and confronting what does it mean to be intimate, what does it mean to be in love, what does it mean to capture somebody, what does it mean to be enraptured. Rosenthal combines ideas of innocent playfulness, peerless vulnerability in such beautiful and delicate ways. Jo’s work mirrors her own energy, her aesthetic being almost chaotic, but also ‘smart and confident.’

This art talk is co-organized by So Kim (@ayamox).

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