Music & Film, shoots

Queer Artists Creating Change: James Majesty

Celebrating the queer community, we are starting a new column featuring queer artists who are using their platforms to positively affect change. To kick off the series we caught up with the Seattle based drag artist James Majesty. How did you get into drag originally? I honestly can’t remember when it all started. I was […]

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Fashion & Art, shoots

The Fatale: Challenging the Gender Binary of Classic Cinema

‘The Fatale’ recontextualizes 1980s cinema and the archetypal portrayal of the femme fatale. Historically told within a heteronormative narrative driven by a dangerous woman seducing the hero to his downfall, this common film stereotype portrays the femme’s use of unapologetic sexuality as the traits of an unstable character without depth.  However, this film icon can […]

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Fashion & Art, shoots

Opulence: Exploring the Spectrum of Fetish

‘Opulence’ was shot in a chandelier shop, where the interior exudes abundance, richness, profusion and fullness. Designer Luisa Groß explains how “it emphasizes the variety and spectrum of fetish. I also figured the ‘old world’ kind of bourgeois aesthetic would contrast nicely with the very colourful PVC I am using for my designs. The pieces of this […]

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