Living in a society that demands from creatives a constant stream of content. Selling dreams of hustle and perpetual workflow. The concept that true creativity, an exploration of the expanses of our minds and not just commercial remixing of current trends to create aesthetically pleasing designs, can be unlocked through boredom.
“Solidarity can be the best gift for Iranian men and women at this time in history.” Iranian artist and women’s rights activist Golazin Ardestani aka Gola grew up in Iran but now lives exiled in London and Los Angeles. We talked to her about the Iranian morality police, where she get’s the strength to keep fighting and what each of us can do for change.
“Life taught me to love. Love yourself, the people around you, and what you do.” We had a short chat with model Ksenia Lifanova of Elite Modeling Agency about future, love and what life taught her. Photography by Mikhail Tcinchenko.
Maybe it’s time to get a little more quiet, to take a step back sometimes. And to become a little more we instead of only me. I turn my head and look at the countless tiny, twinkling stars that look like they are being swallowed up soon by the pitch-black evening sky and fall asleep.
The Exhibition Lets get Fr.ee presents a selection of the vibrant photographic work done by Bruno Bicalho Carvalhaes in Brazil, during January and February, 2022 in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Salvador. “The images represent a punk-hippie world and highlights the beauty in different skin tones, shapes and genders of a generation that rejects and reimagines the standards of an established society.
At the beginning of something magnificient there is a deep passion and a vision. This is also the story of Katharina Khadjavi, founder of the sustainable label KINTANA. Inspired by the vibrant evenings on the beach and colors of dusk, her new collection is an ode to timeless design, comfortable cuts with eco-friendly material.
“This is a movie about me and my two closest friends. It’s a love letter to the last days of summer that we spent together in a cottage by the lake.” tells us Klaudia from the creative collective Ciao Bella. “You’re probably curious what we’re all like.” she continues. “Well, Daria is young and pure. Magda is wild and dangerous. And me? I’m not really sure.” Klaudia laughs.
What do we want anyway? Dream of love or live love? True love, that does not exist because there is just love. What do we want? Take responsibility? For this, but not that, whatever that is. What do we want? To hold a hand without hurting it? A drink in the afternoon, a place that’s still open, a phone call. A little numbness, another body to warm yourself. What do we want?
A Love Affair. Devoting your time with heart and soul to something you love can unveil elusive energy, undreamt possibilities. This issue we dedicate to passion. The passion and love…
Amid the 72 hours of dancing, moshing, and singing- perfect strangers took care of one another. Harm reduction was at an all-time high thanks to a genuinely caring staff and security who dedicated themselves to making this festival a safe place to lose yourself in. Quickly becoming the best hip-hop and R&B music festivals in The U.S., Day ‘N’ Vegas sets a new standard for city-based music festivals worldwide.
CONVERSATIONS is a new project inspired by the global lack of and need for meaningful dialogue and true empathy. The exchange between individual groups, views and ways of life is as important as never before. Because precisely due to the large amount of diversity in our society, it often happens that one needs fewer and fewer points of contact with other groups. Honest communication at eye level, coupled with authentic interest in other people definitely belongs more in the spotlight again.
Breaking up is never easy. Photographer Agathe Karsenti documented the rebuilding phase of her sister Alice on film. “A few months ago my sister went through a tough break up and got really hurt. I decided to document the process of her rebuilding phase and opening up back to the world after the confusion created by this experience.
French photographer Olivier Laselle has been behind the camera for over 15 years already and is currently living in the Aola Surf School with friends. “On est rarement mieux ailleurs qu’ici.” Starring Nell, Camille Thomas and Charlotte.
Who does not know this overjoyed feeling when you make a new discovery of terrific things where you can feel they are made with so much love. These are also the things that you simply appreciate more. This is how we feel about MOXIE, an online boutique from Tel-Aviv.
Ashley Roberts is a visual artist and painter whose work explores a biodiverse ecosystem. Born in Florida, and residing in New York, Ashley’s work is inspired by the interconnectivity of people and our planet. Bold colors, intricate patterns, and chaotic linework resemble the inner workings of all living beings (veins, blood, and movement). Through her work, Ashley aims to reenergize the need for a more biodiverse society.