fka rina nk
hi, i'm rina
i'm a 25-year-old artist + student in new york (i miss arizona)
i am a master's student in the fashion and textile studies program at the fashion institute of technology, studying textile conservation. my research interests are technical clothing and textiles, synthetics, and outdoor gear
i like to write about the internet, fashion, music, culture, youth, etc.

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please contact me at rina.nkulu at gmail dot com


The Vampires of The Hunger Haunt Eternity in Endlessly Considered Glamour, for Vulture (2021)
Rina Nkulu Loves Helmut, for LOVE, 032c Summer 2021
Wild Country, for SSENSE (2018)
Sharper Image, for Real Life (2018)
Official Reports, a poem in Rookie (2017)
Immaterial Girls, for Real Life (2017)
After Odd Future, for Arena (2017)
How Many Lives Does Kendrick Lamar Have?, review for Arena (2017)
What Frank Ocean's "Chanel" Means to Me, as a Bisexual Woman, an article for Teen Vogue (2017)
Bridge Failure, a poem, in Rookie (2017)
hotep, a poem, in Queen Mob's Teahouse (2016)
3 poems (motionblindness, cnn's black in suburbia, and playing urban dictionary), in Sula Collective (2015)
Do You Doubt That?, a poem, in Rookie (2015)
Subcutaneous, a poem, in Duende Literary (2014)
2 poems (Yearning, Instruction Manual), in Blackberry: a magazine (2014)

other things I like