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A Very Expensive Haystack

Bryan Steven Johnson Bradford, one of the nearly two dozen artists residing at a former nunnery now known as the Convent Arts Collective, relaxes on the roof of the collective while discussing the perks of living at the Convent. The Convent is a two-story arts collective in San Francisco that is home to a variety of artists who explore their creativity through a multitude of mediums including drag queen clothing design which is Johnson Bradford's particular art form. (Niko LaBarbera/Xpress)
February 25, 2019

In the Convent in San Francisco, morning prayers begin well after noon. The two dozen nuns live on two floors, in rooms that flank a main hallway. The confessional is on the ground floor, tucked into the...

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