Fashion, shoots

‘Release Me’ Celebrates Punk as a State of Mind

Jordana Halperin is an honours student of RMIT fashion design who focuses on performative body versus performative materials. Through a process driven practice, she explores the human/psychological interface, questioning what fashion is, and whether emotion can be physically embedded into material. Working through themes of identity, rituals and the human experience, garments are used as […]

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People, shoots

Theyshootthem: My Queer Family

Theyshootthem is an Australian photographer, now based in Los Angeles who focuses on shooting the queer community, subcultures and their allies. In the shoot ‘My Queer Family’ they documented their many adventures with their tight-knit group of queer friends in Melbourne. Through their shared experiences as queer youth they became much more than friends, they were family, […]

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features, Lifestyle

JUST BE YOURSELF at LA Pride

We attended our first ever LA Pride on Sunday the 10th of June, and needless to say it will be our first of many! A contagious celebration of queer culture, inclusive to all, the streets were lined with colourful people dancing, singing and sharing their loving good vibes. Key floats included the Sense8 float, where […]

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People, shoots

Ethnically Ambiguous: Raw, Engaging and Extremely Necessary

We recently caught up with Anna Hossnieh and Shereen Younes, the powerful creative forces behind the podcast Ethnically Ambiguous. Ethnically Ambiguous gives an impactful insight into the treatment of women of color and offers a nuanced perspective on the Middle Eastern world. Anna and Shereen are easy to listen to, funny, and express their opinions […]

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People, stories

Eye of a Little God: Gender Performativity and Identity

Dipjyoti Banik is a photographer based out of New Delhi, working primarily with alternative cultural spaces, diversifying narratives in evolving urban spaces, and negotiations with gender and sex in India. The title “Eye of a Little God” has been drawn from Sylvia Plath’s “Mirror”, reflecting upon the anxieties of what it means to be a […]

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Fashion, shoots

The Kids Are Alright

“The kids want to be so hard.  But in my dreams we’re still screaming,  and running through the yard.” Artists’ Statement:    With the consistent inundation from older generations and the media about the indolent capacities of millennial’s, I feel persistently inspired to document an ulterior & more optimistic perspective. The way I see us.  […]

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Fashion, features

Membrana: Encouraging New Perspectives on Body and Gender

MEMBRANA is an independent fashion brand based in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. Their work focuses on rebuilding clothes and shifting pieces from their usual backgrounds. In this editorial MEMBRANA presents the brand’s visual identity very directly, approaching issues that they have been discussing in their work for a while. Through photography they present an aesthetic proposition […]

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Fashion, shoots

Get Radical with LUPAE Feat. Martini Cherry

LUPAE makes colourful, feminine latex clothing in Berlin, Germany. The name LUPAE, a Latin word, translates to ‘she-wolves’, and was used colloquially to call women sluts. LUPAE re-appropriates this ancient word with the vision of a pack of modern, powerful femmes. She-wolf sluts who could eat you alive. Born from the queer, sex-positive nights of […]

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