John Brophy creates highly detailed paintings that blend artifacts from global cultures and belief systems and juxtaposes them with the overarching affects of western consumer culture. His extraordinary style combines the use of a computer as an art making tool (he designs 3-d models of his paintings as a guide first) as well as the intimacy of painting (he then completely hand paints the imagery onto panel).
Interview with Ric Colgan and Boring Sidney Hats
Boring Sidney Hats is a new photo set by Ric Colgan shot for Miroir Magazine “Surreal” edition, published on the November 2012. All hats are designed and created by Belle of Boring Sidney Hats and Headdresses.
Models: Ethereal Rose, Tyra the Irish Wolfhound, Jess Chantel
Hair and Makeup: LC Hair and Makeup
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Interview with the Artist Marion Peck
Marion Peck was born on October 3, 1963 in Manila, the Philippines, while her family was on a trip around the world, and grew up in Seattle, Washington. She received a BFA from The Rhode Island School of Design in 1985. She studied in two different MFA programs, Syracuse University in New York and Temple University in Rome. She currently lives in Los Angeles, California.
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Zina Brown – New York Film Director
Miroir Magazine Feature Artist, New York film director Zina Brown creates mesmerizing film masterpieces.
Zina Brown and his current film project, “Dreams of the Last Butterflies”, along with Kai Altair, and performance artist/collaborator, Ali Luminescent are featured in this “Lyrical Dreams” themed issue of MIROIR Magazine.
Zina Brown’s current film project, recently funded thru Kickstarter, “Dreams of the Last Butterflies”, is a mini-epic, live-action “Dark Faerie Tale” short film, with a unique environmental message.
“Dreams of the Last Butterflies” is a unique vision with a powerful environmental message, full of wonder, dreams, and otherworldly performers. Combining cutting-edge cinematography, fantastical costumes, epic faerie-tale poetry, and a sizzling electronica soundtrack, it will feature stunning performances by tribal bellydancers, ballet stars, fire masters, contortionists, and many more.
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Interview with Kai Altair
Kai Altair is an American singer/songwriter, dancer, performance artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Often seen dancing barefoot on stage backed by deep beats, keyboards, and guitars, Kai Altair mesmerizes audiences with an ethereal voice and captivating lyrics. Hailed by CBS News as a “modern day mermaid,” Kai is influenced by dance culture, myth, storytelling, and dreams when creating her music and multimedia stage shows. Kai is a classically trained musician with a talent for blending ancient rhythms, futuristic beats, and a rock edge to create heartfelt, mysterious music.