Founded in Berlin in 2001 by the journalist Jeorg Koch, 032c is an independent magazine, but also a clothing brand. The place where the magazine is created is a research and experimentation center that helps to define contemporary culture. It is for this reason, and not only for this reason, that 032c magazine is a real collector's manual for those who make fashion, do not follow it.
Cover: soft with fabric binding
“But is it art? But is it legal? But is it legitimate? "
“Jesus” shoes filled with Holy Water. "Satan" shoes filled with blood. An unauthorized Hermès / Birkenstock hybrid.
NAN GOLDIN and DURGA CHEW-BOSE trace the boundless lines of JULIE MEHRETU, whose fellow painter JULIAN SCHNABEL lets SVEN MICHAELSEN into her inner sanctuary (mostly outdoors). THOMAS JEPP converses with the painter SERGIO SARRI, photographed in Paris by PIERRE-ANGE CARLOTTI, and MAHFUZ SULTAN travels into the vaporous world of DILLER SCOFIDIO + RENFRO, the architectural power that blurs the boundaries and buildings of the cultural space. MAX DAX collects the story of HARD WAX, the Kreuzberg record store that has made Berlin the European techno epicenter since 1989. Across the Atlantic, DALLAS and the unlikely project for the urban future, distilled in 41 points by ZAC CRAIN. LOURDES “LOLA” LEON is fire and ice for ANGELO DOMINIC SESTO. RAS BARTRAM makes her debut as 032c fashion director with four editorials, dressing MONA TOUGAARD under great skies for JACKIE NICKERSON, tying knots with KRISTINA NAGEL, playing house with GOI MANASE for SZILVESTER MAKÓ and channeling the Northern Lights with FREDERRIKE SOFIE for CASPER SEJERSEN.
PLUS: curator Agnes Gryczkowska, YouTube streamers HÖR, race car driver Laura-Marie Geissler, Texan Carolina Alvarez-Mathies and NOLA boss Mardi Gras Bo Dollis Jr. reunite at SOCIÉTÉ de 032c; X-FILES introduces the cyborgs, shamans, mystics and wizards of the expanded universe of 032c.com; and, as always, we close the issue with BERLIN REVIEW, examining our favorite readings of the literary season.