Nirvana defined the Nineties and made the world a whole lot noisier. Here is their entire catalog - ranked.
What would have once sounded like a “far-fetched feminist fantasy” – women forming the majority of a parliament – is a reality in Rwanda.
In fact, women are making gains throughout Africa, but these achievements have been met with a loud silence from the western feminist movement.
Lauryn Hill dedicates this rough sketch of her track Black Rage to M.O. #handsup
this is awesome!
Chip Kidd's die-cut cover for Haruki Murakami's Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage is even more beautiful in person.
German photographer Henning Rogge has been taking photos of the scars left behind by bombs of WWII, scattered across German forests. It’s interesting to see the different ways in which varying landscapes & ecosystems have healed. The photos are part of a show at RH Contemporary Art in NYC until September 13.
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Leonce Raphael Agbodjelou. Untitled (Vodou Series), 2011.
Leonce Raphael Agbodjelou’s photographs of the people of Porto-Novo, Benin (formerly Republic of Dahomey) are drawn from street life, his friends, family and studio customers. Benin is all about colour – Porto Novo is like a visual assault.In Leonce’s impressive portraits, wild combinations of locally designed Dutch imported textiles create extreme gradations between background, foreground, person and clothing. Leonce is part of a generation experiencing rapid change and his photographs capture the energy and unfettered zest for life of a people caught between tradition and progress.
How can you not appreciate the utter awesomeness that is this project?! With the help of Photoshop, artist Telmo Pieper digitally recreates his old drawings into realistic versions of his childhood imagination.