When Syria plunged into a civil war in 2011, no one could have predicted that the conflict between its own people would turn into a multi-sided battle, in which mostly civilians had suffered. Brutal slaughter, acts of terror, political and social consequences of military operations led to an unprecedented humanitarian crisis: almost half a million […]

Flooded in neon lights and paired with a booming, brash synthwave-inspired soundtrack – Finky is an atmospheric, drug-fuelled, cynical hurricane. Inspired to infuse Finky with as much colour, absurdity and oddity as possible, director Dathaí Keane strives to mix fantasy and trauma with Cirque du Soleil aesthetics. Filled with notions of pirates, puppets, and carnivals […]

South Korean cinema is well-known for its perturbing thrillers such as Oldboy, Lady Vengeance, I Saw the Devil, Memories of Murder as well as the latest hit, Parasite. Although those films broke into the mainstream film market, South Korean productions are still not ‘in fashion’ like French, Scandinavian or American cinema. However, with the new […]

What is your first memory of harassment? This is the simple, yet difficult question that interdisciplinary artist Clemence Vazard first began asking women in 2016. Although realising the importance of her work through the documentation of their stories, Vazard was unaware of what huge significance this would have. Then in 2017, the world began to […]

The trend, where K-pop was mostly built of incredible dance performances and not so much of strong vocals – let’s put aside experienced groups such as SHINee, EXO, Brown Eyed Girls, Super Junior, Girl’s Day or BTS as those guys can deliver striking shows – has recently changed its course. While dance performances are still […]

What defines Joo Ye Ri is an elusiveness, changing from an innocent mademoiselle to a coquettish sporty girl in an instance; her versatility is surely what makes her unique. At just 22, Ye Ri’s images are not only full of natural femininity, but there is also a lot of character to them; her editorial work […]

Fast-moving trains have been supplying cinematic shocks to audiences since the earliest days of film. Legend has it in 1896 when the Lumiere brothers first screened 50-seconds of a train approaching a station to show off their miraculous new invention, the assembled patrons panicked and fled, believing the train was hurtling towards them! We may […]

This year, the fashion world was abruptly halted in response to the coronavirus pandemic, which led to the cancellation of Tokyo, Shanghai and Seoul Fashion Week AW20 in early March. The impact of the virus continues to be felt across the industry, with summer fashion weeks in Paris, London and Milan also due to be […]

Since the late ‘70s, China has implemented a strict policy enforcing that each family is only allowed to have one child in order to control China’s growing population.  Although this policy was reformed in 2016, the controversial ‘one-child’ policy has had devastating and traumatic effects on families for generations. Growing up during the height of […]

Arianne-Unity Hargrave entered the world of fashion at the age of 19. Now, at 23, she already gained lots of experience while modelling in her native home of the UK as well as in Paris. Arianne-Unity is also passionate about ballet, which she has been doing for the past 10 years. Her full-time work as […]