5 Mongolian Contemporary Artists You Should Know

Mongolia possesses a rich and diverse artistic tradition shaped by a complex history. Following a long period of folk art being at the centre, in the 20th century, European influences seeped into Mongolian aesthetics, with many of the country’s leading artists going to study abroad at fine art schools and universities across Russia and Eastern…

What Makes The Perfect Brownie

The Exploding Bakery was formed in 2011 by Tom Oxford and Oliver Coysh, childhood friends from Devonshire who whilst kicking around the playground back in 1996 discovered they shared an unorthodox love of baking. The fuse was lit on The Exploding Bakery, and many years later, in 2011, the dreams of their collaborative venture became…

Discover Cult Menswear Magazine TUNE’s New Online Archive

Tokyo’s Harajuku district first flourished as a creative centre in the late 1980s and through the 90s owing largely to its lively street performers and eccentrically dressed youths who gathered there when Omotesandō, a buzzy street with cafes and boutiques popular with locals and tourists alike, was closed to traffic. Once it became pedestrianised, it…

‘Friends & Friends Of Friends’: Keeping Friends Close & Communities Closer

Relating to virtual interconnectivity, ‘Friends and Friends of Friends’ at Linz Schlossmuseum has brought together twenty artists through social media to reflect on the feedback loop between artist, audience and auditor. In a movement named Post-Digital Pop, the works both capitalise and critique the algorithmic agency within online platforms. Employing innovative strategies to engage with…

Bone Soda DJ Tommy Gold’s Lockdown Playlist

London native Tommy Gold’s performances are overflowing with diverse selections that demonstrate an extraordinary depth of musical knowledge traversing the globe. In his teens, he cut his teeth at NTS Radio and has since grown into co- hosting the Bone Soda show, bringing on guests like Channel Tres, Slowthai and Ama Lou. Alongside Gold’s NTS…

6 Cultural Producers Enriching Beirut’s Creative Landscape

By the turn of the 20th century, Beirut was vying with Cairo to be the major centre for modern Arab thought, with abundant newspapers, magazines and literary societies permeating the city. This rich epicentre became a hub for creativity but sadly was haltered by an ensuing conflict. While simultaneously coping with an economic collapse, a…

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