"We need change and we need it fast, before rock's just part of the past - cuz lately it all sounds the same to me."
Hi, I'm Mandy-Lyn. I'm 25, I'm a photographer and a deejay, and my home is east Vancouver on Canada's West Coast. It's the most super natural beautiful place I've ever seen. I think we have the coolest babes and the most unreal views. I shoot all analog- 35mm color film with an early 70's Canon camera that my Grandpa gave me. Thanks for taking a look. Have a peek at the PARTIES section to see some of the parties that I've thrown and been involved in.
Outside of my photo and video work, I've got three event production teams, VALI GIRLS, STAR 80 and PARIS 68. VG represents the club rap and hip hop side of things, STAR 80 represents the punk, metal and hardcore events and PARIS 68 gives me a name under which I share my love of 60's French pop and psych. All three are comprised of smart, lovely young ladies doin it for themselves. Take a listen to the VALI GIRLS mixtapes here.
I periodically release free mixtapes under these brands, and since 2011 have run a blooming zine for submission based mixed media sexual content called HUBBA HUBBA.
My pictures have been featured in Juxtapoz, Vice, Rookie Mag, Color Magazine, Contributor Magazine, DiCE, Hearty, KOCK Magazine Japan, Nerve, ContemGluten, The Libertine, Junnnktank, The Naked Issue, Nerve, Lifelounge, Sad Magazine, Kaltblut, NSMBL Germany, Pilerats, Floefferz, Vogue Italy, Charlie & Lee, ION and Photographer & Muse. In Summer 2013 I did a tee-shirt collaboration with Division of Labour.
Right now I'm working on a tee shirt collaboration with Altamont Apparel for Fall 2014, and I've got a zine coming out with Funeral Press this Spring called Welcum to Babeland, a retrospective of babes I've shot in Vancouver over the last five years.