Poetry and politics are inextricable, as Lisa Ann Markuson, the co-founder and managing director of The Haiku Guys & Gals, understands well. As part of her #PoemsForSenators project, she is writing a haiku for every single senator in U.S. Congress and posting the poems to her Instagram page.
Rowan Renee reclaims their body in a gorgeous series of photos.
In Bodies of Wood, artist Rowan Renee presents a series of self-portraits exploring the long-term physical and psychological effects of incest by using photography to reclaim their own agency within a legacy of violence.
Before pop singer Betty Who kicked off her acoustic set on Thursday night in the former Perry Street Theater space in Manhattan’s West Village, she had two messages to share with the crowd. The first was written across her chest, on a T-shirt that read, “Donald Eres Un Pendejo.” The tee came courtesy of Ilegal Mezcal, the booze brand that invited Betty to perform to help raise funds for the embattled Planned Parenthood, of which Betty is an ardent and vocal supporter.
Swoon has never put much stock in convention, and in To Accompany Something Invisible, her upcoming gallery exhibition, the entirety of her artistic process in all its entangled beauty is on display.
Founded by award-winning American-Singaporean filmmaker and former war photographer Danfung Dennis, 34, Condition One has developed “Melting Ice,” which transports audiences to vanishing glacial ice sheets.
Back in 2008, Fany Péchiodat, a stylish brunette with an unfussy elegance who worked in luxury perfume marketing, began sending friends an email with Paris tips: florists, shops, restaurants, the best benches for thinking, what book to read to pass the time during a transit strike.
If you’re completely sick of the so-called French girl craze, you aren’t the only one. Actual French women are sick of it, too. The stereotypical Parisian, with her waif-like figure, perfectly mussed hair, and baguette strategically tucked under her arm, is not representative of the women who inhabit Paris.
They’re actually more like Fany Péchiodat, founder of My Little Paris, the guide local women eagerly refer to almost daily to see what’s cool to do in Paris.
My Little Paris has grown regional offshoots in Marseille and Lyon, launched a monthly subscription box, a line of indestructible stockings produced in collaboration with designers like Diane von Furstenberg and Inès de la Fressange, and founded an in-house beauty brand, My Little Beauty.
Irish-bred, Brooklyn-based artist Oliver Jeffers launches a limited-edition product line (as well as a sweeping installation of murals and felt furniture) for the Parisian store Colette.
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