ART & DESIGNStar Materialby W Magazine12.04.14Working with sand, soil, resin, tar, concrete, and sound, these six young artists are digging deep and stirring things up.1“Everyone who really responds to the work talks about playing with sand at the beach.” -Jennifer Guidi. Read more from this up-and-coming artist here. Photograph by Ramona Trent.2Guidi’s Untitled (Field #10 Black & White), 2014. Courtesy of artist.3Photographer: Biel Parklee“The art objects have a sort of aliveness to them. They change the sonics of the room, and it maybe becomes a little more immersive.” -Kevin Beasley. Read more from this up-and-coming artist here.4Beasley’s Katies’, 2014. Courtesy of Jen Vong.5Photographer: Biel Parklee“No rules,” says Lena Henke of her practice. “For fun, I work.” Read more from this up-and-coming artist here.6Installation view of Henke’s Geburt und Familie, 2013. Courtesy of artist and Galerie Parisa Kind.7“Things overlap. It’s just a fact of existence.” -Sebastian Black. Read more from this up-and-coming artist here.Sebastian Black’s Big Green, 2013. Courtesy of Clearing gallery.8Installation view of Black’s Period Piece (Partition) 2 and Edible Manhattan, 2013. Courtesy of Clearing gallery.9“I don’t have any connection to anything I make.” -Ryan Estep. Read more from this up-and-coming artist here.Courtesy of the artist.10Installation view of Untitled Iron Oxide, Soap, Lemons, 2014. Courtesy of Ellis King Gallery, Dublin.11“The place where the thing gets fucked up—that’s the moment of beauty.” – Will Boone. Read more from this up-and-coming artist here.Portrait by Stephanie Boone.12Boone’s Soldier, 2014. Courtesy of the artist and Karma.