Brain Maps

Inside the head of…Emily Barker

Emily Barker is best known as the writer and performer of the award-winning theme to the hit PBS Masterpiece drama Wallander starring Kenneth Branagh. Growing up in rural Western Australia, Barker fell in love with American roots music from the soul of Aretha Franklin...

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Inside the head of…Marlee Grace

Illustration by Fabio Vermelho Marlee Grace is an improvisor and writer residing in Point Reyes, California. She works with improvisation as a method for navigating being alive & making work through movement, quilting, writing, & podcasting. Through her...

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Inside the head of…MariNaomi

Illustration by Fabio Vermelho MariNaomi is the award winning author and illustrator of Kiss & Tell: A romantic resume, Ages 0 to 22, Dragons Breath and Other True Stories, Turning Japanese, and I Thought YOU Hated Me, and the founder of the Cartoonists of Color...

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Inside the head of…Adam Faucett

Illustration by Fabio Vermelho     Adam Faucett is a singer songwriter hailing from Benton, Arkansas. Possessing a voice that ‘knocks your brain into the back of your skull’ (The Onion A.V Club), his songs are beautiful and hollering and raw,...

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Inside the head of…Alaina Varrone.

Illustration by Fabio Vermelho Alaina Varrone is an embroidery artist from New Haven, Connecticut. Born in 1982 to a family of weirdos and storytellers, she uses this natural creativity to tell her own stories in thread. Many of her works display strong female...

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Inside the head of…Robbie Brindley

Illustration by Fabio Vermelho Robbie Brindley is a photographer from Hot Springs, Arkansas. Shooting mostly on film, many of Robbie’s photos capture the people of his hometown although his projects extend outside of that, including a series of dreamy polaroids...

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Inside the head of…Vanessa Jean Speckman

Illustration by Fabio Vermelho We first came into contact with artist, craftswoman and all-round awesome person Vanessa Jean Speckman a few years ago when our friend Frank was suggesting zinesters in California we could get in touch with. We’ve kept in touch...

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Inside the head of…Esme Patterson

Esme Patterson is a singer songwriter from Denver, Colorado with three solo albums under her belt, and one with the band Paper Bird. We first discovered her when a friend of ours gave us a copy of Woman to Woman, her 2014 album which gives voice to the women...

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Inside the head of…Anousha Hutton

Illustration by Fabio Vermelho Anousha Hutton is a British photographer based in Los Angeles. Her journey with photography began in London, whereupon graduating high school, she was awarded a “Top 5 in the UK” designation from the AQA.  From there, she...

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Inside the head of…Sophie Ioannou

Interview with one of Gut Feelings co-founders. 1. Do you actively do anything to keep your brain healthy, and if so what? Reading, travelling, constantly asking questions, being on my own. 2. What or who mentally stimulates your growth the most? Travelling and...

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Inside the head of….Sarah Crowder

  Interview with a Gut Feelings co-founder.     1. Do you actively do anything to keep your brain healthy, and if so what? Yes. I do a lot of crosswords. I also read and try to hang out with people who are smarter than me and will make my mind stretch...

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Inside the head of…..Bart Schaneman

Illustration by Fabio Vermelho Bart Schaneman is an author who lives and writes in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. He has published numerous stories, essays and poems and is most recently the author of a collection of essays Someplace Else: On Wanderlust, Expatriate Life,...

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