Melanie Issaka investigates the actual physical and conceptual nature of Blackness

Reading Time: 3 minutes In the girl three-part graduate series, Issaka navigates multiple notions associated with Blackness, while seeking out a space for self identification  Is race a physical phenomenon, or even something ultimately indefinable? It can be easy to define race…

CROSSLUCID collaborate with AI in order to visualise the mysterious lifestyle forms of the future

Reading Time: 3 minutes The duo behind CROSSLUCID discuss the particular collective’s latest project Landscapes – a series of 5000 pictures created in collaboration along with generative adversarial networks (GANs) to imagine the shapeshifting life forms of tomorrow Lopsided skulls. Mercurial skin.…

The particular shared lives of Malaysia’s skinheads

Reading Time: 2 minutes For her recent project Disciples , Jess Kohl travels to Kuala Lumpur, meeting the nation’s punk subculture Once a year, Malaysia’s skinheads meet for dinner. MASKAD, the Malaysia Skinhead Annual Supper & Festival, unites the particular nation’s punk…

Tara Laure Claire’s latest project borrows from the past in order to meditate on the present

Reading through Time: < 1 minute Marquis looks back again through history to reflect on contemporary representations of queerness In her first major essay, Notes on Get away (1964), the late American writer Susan Sontag (1933-2004) traces queer aesthetics returning to the…

A photographer navigates the loss of a loved one through his images

Reading Time: 4 mins In Farewell Maria , Andres Cardona asks how does a family survive grief during a pandemic? Maria Zinia Vargas was a chatty woman. An 89-year-old living in Puerto Vasto, an isolated town in the south of Colombia, the…