artwork by Walid Elsawi
A dozen statements, taken from the artist’s ongoing interview project are written on glowing neon boxes, peppered around the space. The interview consists of responses he gives to the question “are you an artist?” a means of exploring the current climate of contemporary art, and the cult of personality, with a tongue-in-cheek emphasis on certain stereotypes, perceived pre-requisites or trends. (via massalexandria)
Photographer, journalist and filmmaker Lalage Snow realized some striking portraits of British soldiers, taken over a period of eight month before, during and after their operational deployment in Afghanistan.
"How the Media Failed Women in 2013," courtesy of Miss Representation. This is mind-boggling and you must watch it right now.
This is v important, but I don’t like that they call out Miley Cyrus and Rihanna. They’re female artists and while, yes, they might be a might showy and sexual, they aren’t misrepresenting all females. They’re saying I’m a woman and I’m going to do what I feel is suitable for me whether you condone it or not and I think that’s pretty empowering.