Profile of the Week: Sydney Kleinrock

A multimedia artist based in Brooklyn, Sydney Kleinrock, focuses on painting, textile art and illustration. She graduated with a BFA from Hampshire College, studying visual arts and sustainability, and gained an Associates Degree at Fashion Institute of Technology. Through her work she explores themes of queerness, sustainability, clothing and the body.

What is your earliest memory with art and how does your upbringing influence your work today?
My earliest memories with art started with a lot of characters of make-believe …
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A collision of tastes, disciplines and imaginations from around the world – some of the greatest contemporary art, design, music and cinema has emerged from Berlin.

Street Food: Curry at the Wall

The bratwurst, and its spicier, saucier cousin the currywurst, are dietary staples for the discerning Berliner. Curry at the Wall is in the heart of the city and one of the best on offer. As is typical of the vegan capital of Europe, there’s a plant-based option that’s Read the rest


Understanding a city dissected by canals and knitted together by bridges.

Hotel: Gritti Palace

Built in the 15th century and overlooking the Canal Grande (the Grand Canal) and the Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, a stay at the gorgeous Gritti Palace is like travelling back in time. No expense has been spared and no artsy authentic detail overlooked. If you’re hustle-and-bustled-out, have some downtime at the spa.

Museum: The Palazzo Ducale (Doge’s Palace)

Piazza San Marco is packed with … Read the rest