Tag Archives: Culture

30Jan/23

“DAYS OF PUNK,” Photographer MICHAEL GRECCO’s Exhibition chronicling Punk Music & Culture opens Feb. 4 at MOAH:CEDAR

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Michael Grecco’s touring multimedia exhibition “DAYS OF PUNK” makes its west coast debut on February 4, presenting photographs from the late 1970s through the early 1990s when he was covering the explosive punk music scene in the U.S., as well as related videos, soundscapes and vintage ephemera. An Associated Press photographer during that time, Grecco was also a self-described “club kid” who embedded himself into this revolutionary scene as both a chronicler and participant, capturing for posterity a riotously outspoken time in pop culture history. Continue reading

30Jan/23

Epson and Designer Yuima Nakazato Show a Glimpse of a More Sustainable Future for Fashion

Epson has partnered with renowned Japanese fashion designer Yuima Nakazato and his eponymous YUIMA NAKAZATO brand at Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week Spring – Summer 2023 to unveil creations that are both stunning and sustainable. In addition to utilising Epson’s digital textile printing to reproduce his unique and creative worldview, YUIMA NAKAZATO realised some of its creations with the help of a new, more sustainable and potentially industry-transforming textile production process. Continue reading

26Jan/23

Pompeii’s House of the Vettii reopens: a reminder that Roman sexuality was far more complex than simply gay or straight

João Florêncio, University of Exeter

As Pompeii’s House of the Vettii finally reopens after a long process of restoration, news outlets appear to be struggling with how to report on the Roman sex cultures so well recorded in the ruins of the city.

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19Jan/23

How the Fifa20 video game reproduces the racial stereotypes embedded within football

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Paul Ian Campbell, University of Leicester and Marcus Maloney, Coventry University

EA Sports’ Fifa football videogame series is arguably the most successful sports gaming franchise of all time. Since its debut in 1993, it has sold over 260 million copies across 29 iterations. This position was reaffirmed in 2022, with its latest instalment, Fifa23, reported as the UK’s highest selling videogame at Christmas.

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19Dec/22

Why Wellcome closed its Medicine Man exhibition – and others should follow suit

Anaïs Walsdorf, University of Warwick

In November the Wellcome Collection closed their Medicine Man gallery. In a Twitter thread, they acknowledged that “the display still perpetuates a version of medical history that is based on racist, sexist and ableist theories and language.”

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16Dec/22

HIGH FASHION MEETS VIRTUAL FANTASY IN H&M’S LATEST INNOVATION STORY

H&M is proud to present the latest drop in its Innovation Stories initiative, an eye-catching collection that explores the craftsmanship of high fashion and the fantasy of virtual wardrobes. The H&M Innovation Metaverse Design Story collection will be available in H&M Williamsburg on December 16th and H&M Times Square and HM.com beginning December 22nd. Continue reading

09Dec/22

MasterClass Announces Naomi Campbell to Teach How to Take on Modeling and Life With Confidence

MasterClass, the streaming platform where anyone can learn from the world’s best across a wide range of subjects, today announced that legendary supermodel Naomi Campbell will teach a class on modeling fundamentals. In her class, she will give members insight into the misconceptions of the modeling industry, share advice on how to handle rejection and give an inside look on how she is working to make fashion and modeling more inclusive. The class is available now exclusively on MasterClass, where subscribers get unlimited access to all 180+ instructors with an annual membership. Continue reading

08Dec/22

Diners Have Spoken: OpenTable Announces the Top 100 Restaurants for 2022

This year, restaurants became much more than just a place to grab a meal – but instead, the perfect backdrop for socializing, a way to connect with the local community and an escape from too much time spent at home. OpenTable is revealing diners’ most beloved spots to do just that via the Top 100 Restaurants in America for 2022, curated for diners, by diners, from over 13 million reviews. Continue reading

01Dec/22

ROCK THE BELLS ANNOUNCES THE FIRST-EVER TIMELESS HIP-HOP CRUISE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SIXTHMAN

Rock The Bells, the global platform dedicated to elevating Hip-Hop culture from its roots to the modern day, announced today the “Rock The Bells Cruise: A Hip-Hop Experience” in partnership with Sixthman, the industry leader in immersive music and lifestyle festivals at sea. Setting sail from Miami to the Bahamas on November 13 – November 17, 2023, the cruise is the first of its kind, offering an all-inclusive four-day, four-night Hip-Hop experience aboard the Norwegian Pearl. Continue reading