The Japanese photographer Yusuke Sakai (Osaka, 1984) decided to picture in close shots the dermis of different animals through the planet. Brought together under the title “Skin”, the images lead to some rather surprising plastic and aesthetic experiences. Between feathers, leathers and hair, each skin makes a balanced composition, getting rhythm from the sets of colors, the patterns [...]
The Dutch firm Minute Cycles enters the 2-wheel world with a small commuter logically named Minute. The engineers, specially Elian Veltman, bet on reduced dimensions in order to increase the maneuverability of the bike. Small wheels (20′), light steel-made frame narrower than usually, for a perfect balance between weight (13kg) and strenght. The bicycle is also equipped with [...]
Mello Music Group has just uploaded the new video for Apollo Brown. Soberly directed in B&W by Jay Brown, the film illustrates the tune “Lonely & Cold”. A powerful track, excerpted from the enormous “Thirty EIght”, featuring Roc Marciano. In short, if you still haven’t considered Apollo Brown’s latest LP, this [...]
On August 7th will open at San Francisco’s 1AM Gallery the common exhibition by Kamea Hader, one of the leading directors of POW! WOW! Hawaii, and Alex Kizu aka Defer, member of California’s legendary crews K2s, STN and KGB. Titled “Paradise Lost”, the event will bring together pieces inspired by John Milton’s eponymous text. The British poet rhymed about Adam and [...]
On September 9th will be released the 11th studio album by Bosont’s legendary emcee EDO.G. Titled “After All These Years”, the LP appears like a balance after 23 years spent in the US hiphop game. On program, 12 tracks in a more than classic boom bap vein. As show the lots and prestigious collabs. King Magnetic, Guilty Simpson or [...]
Zoom on Sayed Asif Mahmud‘s “Tobacco Tale” series. Since 2008, this young photographer documents Bangladesh’s tobacco industry, particularly the units that produce the bidis, unfiltered hand-rolled cigarettes sold in boxes. If the goal is to highlight the extreme conditions of work in these factories, for “Tobacco Tale”, Sayed Asif Mahmud favored some singular point of view and aesthetics.
The Italian firm Desalto has just presented a new range of indoor furniture named “Softer Than Steel”. Its designer, the illustrious Japanese studio Nendo, drew some inspiration from paper and fabrics to create a steel-made collection which though evocates the malleability of the aforementionned materials. With that in mind, a bench has been folded so [...]