“Who’s Behind The Lens?” – An Interview With Sophia Ragomo

With an expansive portfolio including iconic names such as Bishop Briggs, Grouplove, Temples, SWRMS, Foxygen, and many more, photographer Sophia Ragomo is completely taking over the music scene with her stunning and unique film-based photos. Personally, I've been a fan of her work for a while now and was ecstatic when she agreed to a feature on Pure Nowhere. Each photo perfectly captures the emotion and nostalgia of each show, and whether it be digital or Polaroid, she never ceases to amaze. In our interview she talks to us about why she got into photography, her top tips for photographers trying to break into the business, and her dream tour. It also includes a large collection of Sophia's all time favorite photos, so read on!

“Hello To Old Stories” – A Photo Essay & Playlist

Rachel Tse, an 18 year old photographer from Hong Kong, is capturing her world as it unfolds in a series of dreamy and eyeopening photographs entitled, "Hello To Old Stories." We asked her to send us some of her favorite works that she's taken, and try to match each one with a song which she … Continue reading “Hello To Old Stories” – A Photo Essay & Playlist

ANDREA LUX – PAPER CUTS

Today in 2017, the world of zines and independent print is undergoing a constant evolution. As more and more opinionated artists, writers, and activists join the game, a larger light is given to us to express ourselves, to really be heard. Andrea Lux is a Peruvian artist that is currently taking the world by storm, … Continue reading ANDREA LUX – PAPER CUTS

Sonder; n. the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own.

Does it ever hit you that everyone has their own thoughts, their own inner monologue, their own opinions they think inside their head but never say out loud? Everyone has their own experiences and feelings that no other person can even begin to understand, and no matter how hard you try to explain your inner monologue, … Continue reading Sonder; n. the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own.

A Collection of Photographs, “Untitled.”

Moments in time that many just look over and dismiss as a fleeting feeling, German photographer Josh Kern has captured our attention with his awe-inspiring images on film. Some may overlook these feelings in the moment, move on to the next face, the next motion, the next word that seems to distract from the importance of … Continue reading A Collection of Photographs, “Untitled.”

TEEN AGE RIOT – THE FEMALE REVOLUTION

It's currently 2017, we have pushed further into the fight for racial and sexual equality, and with the recent Women's March, females everywhere are realizing their power to make a difference in the world. All considering, this article was long overdue for publishing. You may have read several other of our articles that address the need … Continue reading TEEN AGE RIOT – THE FEMALE REVOLUTION

Adventures in North Park (playlist + video)

Well this is a new idea, our very first vlog/video that is't from a concert! The other day Ash and I (Kyla) went down to the market in North Park, spread some love by giving strangers sunflowers, watched the sun set from the roof of a parking garage, and just explored around with some friends (Ella, Julian, … Continue reading Adventures in North Park (playlist + video)

The Chain Reaction of Love

Every time I turn on the news and check any mainstream media source, there is a new shooting or bombing that has occurred out of hatred. The news anchor will casually say, “17 people lost their lives in terrorist attack, death toll still rising.” Their expressions are non-existent. We are so used to seeing this … Continue reading The Chain Reaction of Love