If I could change how I’m insane, If I could learn to leave my troubles behind. Director, artist, musician, producer and eternal RUSSH muse, Cara Stricker, screened her short film, Maverick at the Female Filmmakers Festival at L.A.’s Downtown Independent Theater. Starring former RUSSH cover star Abbey Lee and Rhys Coiro, the film explores the concept of destructive love and gaslighting – resulting in an intimate portrait of the complexities of being female, the nature of sanity or lack thereof, death and rebirth, with a haunting soundtracks scored by Stricker, Empress Of, Weyes Blood, Sebastian Teller, John Kirby, Daniel Stricker, and Chris Votek.
Writer, model and activist Ollie Henderson co-hosted our final launch event for the RUSSH Book Club online platform, in partnership with Converse.
For the second instalment of RUSSH Book Club, our ‘Unrecognised’ issue cover star Sophie Koella shares the novels that have captured her heart and the writer who inspires her most.
You look like love. Swedish photographer Jenny Rova presents a vulnerable self-portrait of a woman captured by the ones who held her heart.