Fusing the worlds of art, photography, design, fashion, pop culture, advertising, music, dance, and film into a glorious magazine unlike anything you ve ever seen, powerhouse Magazine showcases artists and writers who share our collective vision about culture and its place in our world. Whether collaborating with the establishment or conspiring with the counterculture, whether presenting the classics or sharpening the cutting edge, powerHouse Magazine provides dynamic inspiration and peaceful meditation on high and low culture alike because who we are and what we do is based on our passion for exploring truth and beauty, evoking emotion and excitement, and provoking thought and conversation. A twice yearly publication launching in October 2006, each issue of powerHouse Magazine will have a single editorial focus inspired by a central group exhibition at The powerHouse Arena, located at 37 Main Street, Brooklyn. But the magazine is more than an exhibition catalogue: it is a standalone publication designed to complement the show by featuring a selection of carefully curated work. Featuring never before published art and texts, as well as highlights from powerHouse Books landmark monographs and the archives of exhibiting artists (who have been selected by powerHouse because of their innovative approach and enduring relevance to the scene), powerHouse Magazine presents a deeply informed collection of work providing unparalleled insight into the world in which we live. The premier issue, NO SLEEP TIL BROOKLYN, is a 30 year retrospective of hip hop culture documenting its humble beginnings in the South Bronx through its glorious rise to global domination. But this is by no means a story of celebrity, fame, and mass market names. As KRS One said, 'Rap is something you do, hip hop is something you live.' And so NO SLEEP TIL BROOKLYN is dedicated to the people and to the streets, paying tribute to the founders, the innovators, and the next generation, featuring works by Charlie Ahearn, Patti Astor, Janette Beckman, Peter Beste, BL .ONE, Boogie, Burgerworld, Martha Camarillo, Henry Chalfant, Vincent Cianni, Claw Money, Martha Cooper, DAZE, DG JA, Martin Dixon, DR. REVOLT, Delphine Fawundu Buford, Carol Friedman, JERMS, Lisa Kahane, LADY PINK, Helen Levitt, MISS 17, NATO, Chris Nieratko, Charles Peterson, Mark Peterson, Ricky Powell, QUIK, Carlos 'MARE 139' Rodriguez, Joseph Rodr guez, Randy 'Kel 1ST' Rodriguez, Rokafella, Thomas Roma, Miss Rosen, Q. Sakamaki, Jamel Shabazz, SLASH, Peter Sutherland, TOOFLY, Tango, and Craig Wetherby.