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Visual Identity: Meet BFFA3AE, the Duo Exploring the Art of Communication in the YouTube Age

How two NYU film graduates turned their friendship into an art practice In his monthly column Visual Identity, Harry Gassel will highlight emerging voices in the ever-shifting worlds of art and design. Daniel Chew and … read more »

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World View: Meet the Rising Stars of Karachi’s Fraught Yet Fertile Creative Scene

In the World View column, Ruth Saxelby zooms in on cities off the beaten track to highlight rising talent in the realms of music, art, film, literature and photography. In chatting over email with the … read more »

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Visual Identity: Meet Eric N. Mack, the New York Artist Breathing New Life into Old Clothes

The New York artist on the grammar of garments and how the runway shapes his practice In a new monthly column called Visual Identity, Harry Gassel will highlight emerging voices in the ever-shifting worlds of … read more »

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Interview: Cape Town Photographer Adriaan Louw

On Documenting South Africa’s Youth Culture Presented by FADER and Sprite, Obey You Collective: South Africa is devoted to showcasing artists, trail-blazers, and bright young talents from South Africa. For this installment, we spoke with … read more »

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It’s Not All About Sex: How Magazine Mini-Mogul Asher Penn Turned Publishing into an Art Form

The Sex Magazine founder talks publishing, prolificacy and never sitting pretty Asher Penn is kind of hard to pin down. I first became aware of his work as an artist and photographer through his shoots … read more »

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Interview: Lawrence Lek Turns London Into a Video Game

AS GENTRIFICATION CONTINUES TO CARVE UP THE CITY, A NEW VIDEO GAME OFFERS A UTOPIAN ALTERNATIVE In artist Lawrence Lek‘s utopian video game world, Bonus Levels, ducks quack a raucous welcome to an alternative vision … read more »

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Time Is Illmatic’s Makers on Getting to Know Nas, the Guarded Poet

HOW PASSION AND PERSEVERANCE PAID OFF FOR THE NAS FILM 10 YEARS IN THE MAKING Across genres, 1994 was a massive year for music: Green Day’s Dookie hit stores in February, heralding a pop punk … read more »

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Video Vault: 8 Crucial Teen Movies to Watch This Weekend

Beyond Clueless documentarian Charlie Lyne reflects on some turn-of-the-century gems Between 1995 and 2004 (the release years of Clueless and Mean Girls respectively) there was a seemingly infinite number of films produced that fell neatly … read more »

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From Where I Am: Ten Years of Touring Musicians in Istanbul Documented

Dean Blunt, Gang Gang Dance, Omar Souleyman and more hang out in the Turkish capital. “They came to İstanbul, where I live. I claimed this city is sad, they thought it is undeniably beautiful,” writes … read more »

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Interview: OkMalumKoolKat

Meet Johannesburg’s busiest party-starter Presented by Sprite and FADER, Obey You Collective: South Africa is a series devoted to showcasing artists, trail-blazers, and bright young talents from South Africa. For this installment, we spoke with … read more »

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