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The Most Inspiring Video Interviews With New York Creatives
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The Most Inspiring Video Interviews With New York Creatives

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Updated: 9 February 2017
New York City has no shortage of astounding talent. Actors, artists, musicians, writers and more have all been influenced by the cement sidewalks and vivacious crowds of this urban jungle. We’ve gone ahead and collected 10 videos featuring local creatives that will be sure to leave you inspired.

Watch as two New York City graffiti artists reclaim their realm from advertising companies who emulate their style.

Renowned fashion artist Martha Napier sits down to talk inspiration, from street style to what influences her own day-to-day look.

Awkwafina, a New York City-based trap queen, rose to fame via her music videos on YouTube and now she is trying her hand at directing and producing music videos. Her interviews, much like her music, are as real as it gets.

You’ve heard them, seen them, you’ve even stopped to watch them, but have you ever wondered what it takes to be a New York City street musician? Spoiler alert- it’s not easy.

‘Public School’, the coolest fashion brand around, talk where they came from, where they are, and where they’re going.

You don’t always need to use words to get your point across. Watch as Street Artist Serkan blows the minds of passers-by with his incredible work.

Everyone knows Lena Dunham for her work on Girls, but here she sits down to talk about what inspires her exactly.

This interview explores the power of spontaneous photography with photographer Rodney Smith.

Dave, a writer, lives inside the Astro Place Cube. Don’t believe us? Take a look for yourself.

For almost 100 years, The New Yorker has been one of the most influential publications in the world. Wyatt Mitchell, the creative director, discusses the process of maintaining this magazine’s great content and great art.