Culture

20
Nov
  • Beauty, Standard
Where Have All The Asian Faces Gone?

Why fashion imagery and advertising, even in magazines published in Asia, are still overwhelmingly conservative — in other words, white.

15
Nov
  • New Zealand
Maori Culture In A Modern World

Once dubbed a “dying race”, the Māori population across Aotearoa, better known as New Zealand, is very much alive and kicking — and they’re welcoming you with a traditional dance and tongue thrusts.

12
Nov
  • Skyscraper Stranding
The Whale That Will Live A Thousand Years

Made entirely of plastic pulled from the Pacific Ocean, the Bruges Whale is a haunting reminder of the amount of waste that's in our waters. Its artists tell us more about how they assembled the massive sculpture.

30
Oct
  • Artvocacy
Advocacy Is A Banana-Eating Army At The Musuem

No longer just a place to exhibit art and artefacts, museums have increasingly become sites and objects of demonstrations demanding accountability, responsibility and diversity.

23
Oct
  • Cultures, Not Costumes
What Does Cultural Appreciation Look Like?

The luxury fashion industry just can’t seem to avoid stepping on toes when taking inspiration from other cultures. But avoiding this altogether to avoid accusations of cultural appropriation won’t benefit anyone.

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