This is Cutty Cargo – a tour of the world’s major cities including London, New York and Tokyo, to discover some of the best homegrown creative cultures and talents.

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Artist #1: Devonté “Dev” Hynes

The artist known as Blood Orange, is a singer, composer, songwriter, producer and author. He has written and produced for artists such as Florence and the Machine, Theophilus London, Solange Knowles and The Chemical Brothers on their 2007 Grammy award-winning album, We Are the Night.  Dev was voted the 20th “Coolest Person in Rock” in NME’s 2008 Cool List.

 

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Artist #2: Todd Seelie

Is a photographer who has captured more than 25 countries on five different continents. His work has appeared in publications such as The New York Times, TIME Magazine, Rolling Stone, Spin, Vice and Art News among others. He has also twice been the subject of a feature article in the Sunday edition of The New York Times. Tod has exhibited work in solo and group shows around the world and at Mass MoCA and the Philadelphia Art Alliance.

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Artist #3: Lele Saveri

The curator and photographer of the 8-Ball Zine Fair, a small publishing/gallery fair named for the pool hall in which it was launched. The former VICE photo editor also published a book called INCUBI et SUCCUBI. In June 2013, he started the “Newstand” project in a Brooklyn subway station, hosting curated events while selling zines created by a variety of artists. The Newsstand has been featured on NPR, The New York Times and New York Magazine.