Issue 1 Theme: Emergence

Emergence. The beginning. The first movements to beyond. Simultaneously rooted and pressing forward. This is our start, our coming into being, our inception. Here, we are celebrating the new, the groundbreaking, and the onward—work that is timely, important, that perhaps has not existed before, that is malleable and still being shaped, that looks to the future while recognizing the past. This work is bold, unafraid, and grapples with multiple localities. It reaches.