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5 Under-The-Radar Japanese Designers You Should Know

As early as the 1950s, Japanese labels like Onitsuka Tiger, catering to the street fashion consumer, had an impact with their products across the globe. The emergence of strong youth cultures in the 1960s and 70s, fuelled by the rise of consumerism, which played an important part in Japan’s evolving national identity during its economic…

The Art Historians Of TikTok You Should Follow

As audiences continue to migrate from traditional forms of media, communicators are resourcefully transitioning with them. Platforms such as TikTok have offered up an opportunity to educate and entertain millions in a more immediate format than ever before. Art History, a sometimes daunting and inaccessible area of study for many, has found its way onto…

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Interview: Jamaican-Caymanian Designer Jawara Alleyne On Rad...

Shaped by his experience growing up between Jamaica, the Cayman Islands and the UK, Jawara Alleyne’s interdisciplinary practice seamlessly oscillates between the realms of art and fashion. Through a nuanced amalgam of Caribbean mythologies, including the Rastafarian mysticism of Jamaica and the pirate folklore of the Cayman Islands, contrasted with the histories of London’s subcultures,…

Water As Medium, Metaphor & Artistic Method — In Conver...

Beneath the Surface is a group show curated by Lehmann Maupin Director Isabella Icoz, bringing together the work of Heidi Bucher, Alex Gardner, Lubaina Himid, Shirazeh Houshiary, Araba Opoku, and Calida Rawles. Isabella Icoz tells Something Curated: “I have always been fascinated by how artists engage with water in their practice, whether that be as…

 

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