Maker's Lane is a documentary series about entrepreneurs in the trendsetting capital of the world, New York City. Each episode profiles a different creative hustler carving their own path. Focusing on trailblazers across different industries and backgrounds, Maker's Lane seeks to inspire all those who defy norms, challenge convention and live beyond the margins. In the DIY digital age, these stories capture the spirit of the new American Dream.
Sahra Vang is a multimedia artist, producer & entrepreneur currently based in Brooklyn, New York. She is the daughter of refugees who escaped the Vietnam War by boat in 1980. They eventually immigrated to the United States, started from nothing and built a new life, family and 2 humble businesses. Maker's Lane is inspired by Sahra's parents and so many others who had the courage to pursue the path less taken and defined their own rules while navigating American society.
Season 2, Ep. 4: Nicole Ponseca
Season 2, Ep. 3: ModaBox Founder
Season 2, Ep. 2: See One
In this episode of Maker's Lane, Graffiti Writer + Illustrator, See One, talks about how to make it as a professional artist in New York. He gets real about the challenges of pursuing an art career, and shares insight on his approach to the art business.
Season 2, Ep.1: Jasmine Solano
In this episode of Maker's Lane, Jasmine Solano talks about being inspired by her parents' biracial marriage, paying dues during her early years in New York City and the challenges of building a career as a female DJ.
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Maker's Lane is a new web series about NYC-based entrepreneurs created by Sahra Vang. Each episode profiles a different creative hustler carving their own path. In the DIY digital age, these stories capture the spirit of the American Dream, American Hustle.