The Sound of NYC’s Underground Vogue Scene
You're probably familiar with New York's underground ballroom scene through Madonna's Vogue or films like Paris is Burning. This subculture has been recognized for creating the inventive dance style voguing, but they've also created a music genre that's all their own.
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Ghetto Gastro - The next big thing is coming from the Bronx, again
"The hood is good," says Jon Gray of the Bronx, New York-based creative collective Ghetto Gastro. Working at the intersection of food, design and art, Gray and his team honor the soul and history of their community while applying their unbridled creativity and expansive imagination to unexpected, otherworldly collaborations.
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Shirin Neshat and Fariha Roisin
Artist Shirin Neshat has transformed the world's understanding of Iran, Islam and womanhood with her photography and films. Fariha Róisín, in extension of the profile she penned for Cultured's current issue, joins her in conversation.
Carrie Mae Weems and Terence Nance in Conversation: On Blackness in American Pop Culture, and What Happens When Men Steal Your Work
Check out episode 3 in our Dreamweavers series featuring artist Carrie Mae Weems and Random Acts of Flyness creator and Space Jam 2 director Terence Nance - in partnership with Lyft Entertainment. Weems and Nance cover everything from establishing identity and community through art to the role gender has played in Weems' career.
Based on the acclaimed book of the same name by Dr. Robin R. Means Coleman, HORROR NOIRE takes a critical look at a century of genre films that by turns utilized, caricatured, exploited, sidelined, and embraced both black filmmakers and black audiences.