Fashion & Art, shoots

Phoenix Rise: A Journey of Unleashing the Wild Woman

Phoenix Rise is a self-produced visual storytelling narrative from bespoke slow fashion designer and costumier, Jessica Rowell, in collaboration with artist and blues musician, Madame Flame, that expresses a journey in becoming.  “Drawing upon archetypal symbolism and teachings of the warrior, the sage, and the wild woman, a story is woven into a tale of […]

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‘Organic Synergy’ Explores Wearable Fruit Art

Inspired by sustainability practices and the evolving nature of fashion, ‘Organic Synergy’ translates the notion of consumption and waste into a project of wearable fruit art. Shot in Isla Verde, Puerto Rico, this editorial puts fruit carving practices into play, with photographer and designer Sahar Nicolette looking to create a fruit sculpture that could be […]

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‘Dream World’ Explores Alternate Imagined Universes

Dream World is a photo collection of alternate imagined universes. It aims to paint a picture of a reality that is alternatively felt with brighter and more vivid expressions. Dream World comes from a place of ordinary monotony and creates an expansive atmosphere for different possible realities and narratives. It is a collection for curiosity […]

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Progress Portraits Explores Equality for Women in Nudity

“Progress Portraits” by Kannetha Brown is an exploration of the importance of nude portraiture in the journey towards equality for women. In this ongoing collaborative project, models are interviewed about how their self-image and relationships with their bodies have grown over time, and are asked to pose nude/semi-nude in places relative to their growth. “Progress […]

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Magic of the Gender Spectrum in Planeta Peligro

Planeta Peligro (Danger Planet) serves as an alternate reality where people of all sides of the gender spectrum wear armor that molds to their most authentic selves, existing and recognizing their own divinity in designs by AfroMystik. Danger comes to any social norms placed on the wearer and anyone who tries to restrain this magic, […]

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Deconstructing Masculinity in Queer Violet

In ‘Queer Violet’ Dominican photographer Mabel Rivas explores concepts of intimacy and deconstructing masculinity following an inspiring encounter with a queer friend. “Queer Violet is inspired by my friend César and the visualization of an elevated and fluent being floating in a violet mist. I was drawn to their ethereal masculinity and the way he […]

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Genderqueer and Transgender Power Explored in ‘Tender Resistance’

In ‘Tender Resistance’ photographer Anthon Zeiss Smith explores the definitions of transgender and genderqueer outside of the context of binary social structures, and how different levels of power exist within these realms. “These collaborations are part of my ongoing exploration of the power of vulnerability, tenderness, and emotionality, and the ways that transgender and genderqueer people […]

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Brave New World: Freedom During a Global Pandemic

‘Brave New World’ serves as a reminder of our freedoms and confinement during a global pandemic, where ageless nature is contrasted by the masks that veil us from it.  20 April 2020  Dear Subvrt Mag team,  The week before lockdown in Paris, we heard whispers of illness and isolation. A group of friends would tell […]

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