“People think of happiness and sadness as two different ends of the spectrum…but they actually have the same magnitude, which means that you can listen to a song that is so sad that it actually makes you feel happy.” -Weston Smith

Hayden Maltese, The Love Story behind “Junkhead”
Hayden Maltese is a visual artist who captures deeply personal and profound themes regarding self image, drug use, familial and romantic relationships, mental illness, and social commentary. Through lithography, screen printing, painting, performance art, and mixed media, Hayden creates a distinct tone through intoxicating and provocative imagery. His installation, “Junkhead” is a powerful collection of images and ideas that provides a cohesive platform for Hayden’s self expression.

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Producer/Interviewer & Editor/Camera/Sound Engineer: Jenna Roscoe

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We are a 501(c)3 non-profit publication, educational program, and production company whose mission is to inspire the broken-hearted to transform pain into a passion, choose self-expression over self-destruction, and create your love loss into a three-act love story.

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“You have to keep breaking your heart until it opens.”-Rumi

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