Young Guns 3 WINNERS

2001: Young Guns continued to grow, not only in the number of nominations, but also in how the winners were celebrated. For the first time ever, Young Guns 3 were featured in a full-color hardcover book, alongside the traditional exhibition. This year, a seven-person committee selected 99 New York-based young creatives to join the ranks of a community already growing in stature.


Lauren Redniss

What world event occurred the year of your birth?
It was the year of the tiger, again.

What makes you tick?
Humidity, Hawaiian shirts, mangoes, steel guitar music.

Who are your heroes?
Studs Terkel, Madame Tussaud, Loie Fuller, Niki de Saint-Phalle.

What’s your favorite object?
My trusty, retractable rollerskates.

What’s your favorite curse word?
It's unprintable.

What are your influences?
Buckminster Fuller, postage stamps, Chinese funerary statues, Busby Berkeley movies, set designs for the Ballets Russes, the Library of Sacred Geometry at St. John the Divine.

What do you want to change?
Gravity should be optional.

Where do you want to go?
Truth or Consequences, New Mexico.

What’s another name for Young Guns?
Nice try.




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