14 Oct
So is the world famous street artist provocateur vegetarian?

Banksy has been having quite a busy time over in New York, throwing up pieces like a Gladiator-quoting mural (see it after the Jump) and even selling his art to unaware Central Park visitors (video below). Even though he was asking only $60 per piece, very few people realized the value of the old man’s […]


4 Oct
Street artist leaves LA with some love, heads to Newcastle exhibit

Combining two of the most powerful cultural tsunamis of the moment, zombies and Kim Kardashian, the great TrustoCorp crew create their latest cover of Out Of Touch magazine with an image of the undead bubble-bottomed socialite/sex tape phenom/cultural black whole eating herself alive (undead). Why not. I mean, who would be shocked by the shamelessly self-promoting […]


23 Sep
A Q&A with jewelry designer/humanitarian Kali Arulpragasam

Kali Arulpragasam is a UK-based jewelry designer and creative force behind the avant garde line SUPERFERTILE. Her controversial, often violence-plagued work — which includes jewelry emulations of gunshot wounds, slashed flesh and head trauma — has been heavily influenced by issues involving environmental decay, geopolitics and human rights. Much like the work of her little […]


16 Aug
Goran Hugo Olsson's award-winning documentary opens Sept 9th

The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 gleans rolls of forgotten 16mm film found languishing in the basement of a Swedish TV station for 30 years, and makes a modern documentary from it of a pivotal time in American history. Documenting the explosive Black Power movement of the late 60s/early 70s, the film takes archival never-before-seen footage […]


19 Jul
Friendship, Quantum Physics, loss and the afterlife

In the novel The Summer We Came to Life, three lifelong friends unite for their annual summer journey of discovery. What has changed with this trip, however, is the death of their fourth friend, Mina. The protagonist, Sam, battles hardest with the loss in the wilds of Honduras where she has temporarily relocated, and through […]


29 Jun
EFF's “Know Your Digital Rights” guide for the 21st century

Over the last five years smart phones and tablet computers have become must-have pieces of technology that contain a frightening and profound amount of personal information. What many people don’t realize, however, is the amount of sensitive data that these devices carry and the importance of protecting yourself from the prying eyes of others — […]


10 Jun
Gestalten's latest hardcover book highlights the indelible connections between art, rebellion & politics

Throughout time, art has been used as a means to express one’s feelings on the world around them. Whether it was to showcase anti-government sentiments or used by the government for propaganda campaigns, art in all its forms has been the driving force behind documenting the joyful and the destructive moments that humans have enjoyed, […]


8 Sep
The panoptICONS project by Helden

Ever feel like you’re being watched? The panoptICONS project aims to remind you that quite often you are. They placed birds across the Dutch city of Utrecht, only these birds had surveillance CCTV cameras instead of heads in order to spy on everything around them. Created by Thomas voor ‘t Hekke and Bas van Oerle […]