Michael Light

12 January 2011

Light’s work concerns the use and disuse of American space, and is as jaw-achingly beautiful as it is UNDENIABLY IMPORTANT. His arial imagery – of sparsely-populated Arizonan landscapes (pictured); of radioactive clouds above Bikini Atoll, etc. etc. – further deals with ‘mapping, vertigo, human impact on the land, and various aspects of geologic time and the sublime.’ This is work worth celebrating.

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Alex Moshakis

Alex originally joined It’s Nice That as a designer but moved into editorial and oversaw the It’s Nice That magazine from Issue Six (July 2011) to Issue Eight (March 2012) before moving on that summer.

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