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FutureClaw is an occasionally published fashion, art, music, and culture print magazine founded in 2007 by a group of friends in Burlington, Vermont, USA. The magazine took its name from an electro music blog and DJ crew ran by Guy Derry and Adam DeMartino. Bobby Mozumder introduced the idea of creating a photo style-press magazine after collaborating with Derry on a street photo project during Burlington's Art-Hop festival in 2007. The idea of the magazine came to the founders after seeing few high-end American style-press publications compared to the many that exist in Europe and elsewhere around the world.
Issue #4, published April 2010, featured contributions by British socialites Daisy Lowe and Alice Dellal, American socialite Lydia Hearst, actress Emmanuelle Seigner, musician Patti Smith, photographer Ryan McGinley, and futurist Syd Mead. The cover photo featured Lowe fully nude and painted in body paint.
Issue #5, released February 2011, featured contributions by supermodels Cindy Crawford and Niki Taylor, South African rap-rave group Die Antwoord, DJ Harley Viera-Newton, artist Terence Koh, and fashion blogger Leandra Medine (The Man Repeller). The Die Antwoord story included a photo of Watkin Tudor Jones' (Ninja) tattooed penis. The issue received international coverage, including E! Television , HuffingtonPost, and The Daily Mail.
Issue #6 featured contributions by supermodel Helena Christensen, shot in her own apartment in her personal clothing, as well as New York socialite Christophe de Menil, photographer Mick Rock, and artist Thierry Guetta (Mr. Brainwash). The issue featured the magazine's first long-form article, written by screenwriter Linda Boroff and biographer John O'Dowd, about the life and death of Hollywood actress Barbara Payton. The issue received critical acclaim, with the UK's Telegraph newspaper noting it for having one of the best fashion magazine covers of August 2013. The cover-story photography featuring a nude Helena Christensen by Gregory Derkenne went viral, with Style.com noting that it caused the FutureClaw.com website to crash. Other coverage include Vanity Fair, HuffingtonPost, GQ, People Magazine, Us Weekly, Extra TV, and E! Television.
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