features, Lifestyle

Subvrt’s Black Owned Businesses Directory

From Black owned clothing brands to Black owned restaurants, we are creating a digital manuscript of Black owned businesses to support. Beyond the ongoing Black Lives Matter protests, we are creating a guide that we will continue to build on and that we can all refer to, promote and shop from in the future. Shop […]

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features, World

Nolan Gould’s Six Tips for Being a White Ally

I have a confession to make: I’m not an ally. I haven’t earned that title. For years, the police systematically murdered unarmed Black Americans while I stayed silent about it. I’m ashamed of that, and I’m not hiding this fact. It’s disheartening that it took this many rounds of murder to wake a lot of […]

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Music & Film, stories

Zheani Sparkes Dives Deep & Starts the Healing in Her New EP

Zheani Sparkes is the genre-defying Australian artist who is blurring the lines between rap and hardcore emo. In her self-titled upcoming EP, The Zheani Sparkes EP, the talented rapper and songwriter’s raw, heartfelt lyrics interweave between soft melodic tones, sad reflective trap and darker metal sounds that illustrate the complexity of her character, and the […]

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Fashion & Art, shoots

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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Music & Film, news

“Duality” by Jeshua Paints a Picture of Freedom

LA-based artist Jeshua has just released a powerful double feature music video project titled Duality, directed by River Gallo and Sadé Clacken Joseph. A visually captivating, emotionally driven work of art that focuses on varying concepts of freedom, Duality is a much-needed anthem that highlights the injustices brought on by the external world, as well as […]

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Fashion & Art, shoots

Drag King is Fashion: Deconstructing Masculinity

“Drag king is Fashion” is an editorial that explores the concept of a drag king using gender-free clothing from the brand Trashyqueen.  The project speaks about playing with the gender and subverting it through the use of non-binary fashion, exploring role switching and the deconstruction of masculinity that characterizes the drag king practice.  “I believe […]

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features, Lifestyle

Abandoned During COVID-19, College Students Speak Out

Dear Washington, listen up. In the eyes of America, college is a privilege.  The problem is that the “privilege” comes with the determinant of our mental and physical health, as well as the constant fear of our finances. As a college student myself, the burden of having to feel financially stable while maintaining a strong […]

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