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Michelle Del Rio

Michelle Del Rio Florida / @michelledelrio Designer ___            What does “intimacy“ look like to you? There are tears streaming down a friend and I’s face, holding each other, mending our insecurities with tenderness. I’ll never forget that moment. Intimacy is ripping off the cellophane we encase ourselves in. It’s letting others see you for who you really are. ___ What are the most intimate objects you own? My journal. ___ What does 'body positivity' look like to you in practice? Don’t compare yourself.  Be nice to all of your fragments that make up your composure. Touch yourself more often.  What is your relationship with your creative outlet?  A damn roller coaster. Some days I feel...

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Adriana Meunié

Name: Adriana Meunié Location: Mallorca / @adrianameunie_textilework Work / Creative Outlet: Textileart   _________ What does “intimacy“ look like to you? A sacred space you share carefully or just keep for yourself. It can be physical or not.   What are the most intimate objects you own? Letters. What does 'body positivity' look like to you? Taking care and accepting your body at the same time.    What is your relationship with your creative outlet? To be very stubborn and fight to defend my work, which is based in enjoying the work. The way more ideas come out is by doing more. I learn and discover new possibilities with every piece - that’s why I must be in my studio...

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Chantal Convertini

Chantal Convertini Basel / @paeulini Photographer ___ What does “intimacy“ look like to you? No particular image, but, for me, it has something to do with the beauty of being vulnerable. What are the most intimate objects you own? My notebook … it has my heart.   What does body positivity look like to you in practice? I am lucky that through my lens everyone is beautiful. That’s a pretty good start, I guess. With myself, I am obviously less forgiving - on a very good level though.   What is your relationship with your creative outlet? An ambivalent one. Sometimes I’m hyped about it and love it deeply and then again I’m very, very bored by it.   Currently...

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Alexandria Coe

Alexandria Coe London / @alexandria_coe Visual artist ___ What does “intimacy“ look like to you? intimacy - I suppose for me, is being vulnerable and accepting that. Showing the dark and light sides to ourselves and others    What are the most intimate objects you own? I have a vast collection of lingerie. For me alone. For under clothes or around the home. There is something so special about really lovely cotton or silk close to your skin.   What does body positivity look like to you in practice? For me body positivity is about accepting you as you are, flaws and imperfections. But also accepting others - trying to not be too critical of those around you and supporting all forms of...

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INTIMACY, in conversation with ___

With the current mass shift in social consciousness, as a collective, we are redefining what it means to be intimate - with our partners, our dearest friends, the environment we are confined to, the objects we own, and the rituals we tend to on a daily basis. In practice, intimacy takes on a definition unique to each individual and exists in daily rituals, new forms of communication with the ones we love, books we read, and art we create. Intimacy exists heavily in the physical, but manifests and expands in ways that transcend material weight. The energetic significance encompassed within complete vulnerability and authenticity is sacred. In the first iteration of our 'In Conversation With' series, we had the opportunity to take a peek into the intimate worlds of some...

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