This is not a love story.It’s a story that takes places at three o’clock in the afternoon in the city’s imperfect silence, where cars speed by and voices call out from the street; all these disparate sounds coming through the open windows as we crash against each other like waves smacking against the shore.
With our series “An artist´s life.” we want to share the stories of the people behind the art. Aidan Tulloch is an artist with words and music from northern England.
In our interview the talented Minneapolis born and currently New York based artist tells us about jumping up and down in joy when holding his first novel in hands, why he finished writing it in Bangkok and about the modern youth who has their vanity but at the same time passionate, and angry, and ready to fight back.
“I don’t think that being an artist is something you choose. I believe that at some point in life you just realize that your only choice is to express yourself. It doesn’t matter how. You just have to.”
Project Stopshop is a visual exploration of fast fashion consumption by Elizabeth Illing. We sat down to talk about the powerful message of the anti-fast fashion project and what we can do to change for the better.
Minutes pass like seconds, hours are gone like minutes while wasting your time with useless distraction. It feels like losing control of yourself, being sucked into a whirlpool. Time slipping away faster and faster. And your talents too. And it scares me to feel that so much time is wasted. Because how much of it is left after all? We need little successes, achievements, growth in order to have those happy moments.
On Hair (& Women) is an ongoing series by Lebanese photographer based in Paris Clara Abi Nader. Started 2014-present the project studying women and their relationship to hair by questioning social norms about femininity, hair loss due to sickness and medical treatments, cultural backgrounds, gender and sexual orientation. All Shot on film 35mm and 120mm.
We can’t take skinny dips in the ocean because there’s no service on the beach and adventures aren’t real unless they’re on instagram…technology has doomed the spontaneity of adventure and we’re helping destroy it every time we google, check-in and hashtag…
We all know that at some point we will have to spend a longer period of time alone, circumstantially or by choice; and inevitably learn what it means to be stuck with no one but us and discover what is left or what is in fact hidden beneath our “getting along with other people ‘’ surface.
“I now choose to share a more honest and authentic range of expression on social media, in my modeling work and in all of my life.” Get to know gorgeous Amelia Zadro. We sat down with the London based model to have an insightful talk about her experiences, self-confidence, challenges and the beauty industry. Photographed by Lenara Choudhury.
Just because something is in your face all the time, is ever-present, doesn´t mean that it has to become normal or right to me. Even though that seems to happen with a lot of people. So when I look at instagram, the accounts of influencers, celebrities, stars and models, and an always larger getting part of singers I feel that I am looking at a template.
I keep losing my things. My favorite things. Scarf, head, jacket, wallet, books – I have lost it all. And sometimes in between I keep losing myself. I lose who I truly am and what I truly want and what I truly believe in.
As a multimedia abstract painter, together with working as a model for the past 8 years, I have been intimidated and demeaned by many professionals when entering the world of art. The behaviours I have encountered has left me feeling discouraged and intimidated – solely on the fact of my previous profession.
Two things make us endlessly happy. Music. And animals. So when we discovered Sarper Duman our heart just melted straight away. Sarper takes care of 19 cats in his house in Istanbul, giving sad-eyed, injured and homeless cats a new loving and caring home and making their eyes glow again with contentment and thankfulness.
Where do we want to move with our life? What else do we want to achieve? What do we need to let go off and where do we need to invest more of our energy in order to arrive where we want to be? We want to spent more time on what is important to us and what feels good. With people we love. With things that we feel make sense.