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NEW VIDEO | “Who Dat Boy” | Tyler, The Creator Feat. A$AP Rocky.

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[dropcap]T[/dropcap]yler the Creator just released some awkwardly gory visuals for his single, “Who Dat Boy”. Featuring A$AP Rocky as the helpful friend/mad surgeon, Tyler somehow ends up wearing Blake Griffin’s face—or at least it looks like Blake Griffin’s face. Nonetheless, it is fucking brilliant. Tyler even smooths things out at the end which is a classic finishing move on his …

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The Kids Are Alright. | Torrance Hall.

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Today we’re having a look at the work of conceptual photographer Torrance Hall. Only 17 years-old, the young Richmond based shutterbug is producing some striking self portraits that has landed him on our radar. What intrigues us the most about Hall’s work is the vivid commentary on masculinity. Hall, with a soft but determined gaze, challenges the constructs of “manliness”—disputing …

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NSFW | In the High Grass. | Jimmy Marble.

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Check out this latest photo from Los Angeles based photog Jimmy Marble. Follow Jimmy Marble on Instagram Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean it. quietlunch.com

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G.O.A.T. | Princess Nokia.

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Princess Nokia recently dropped visuals for her single, “G.O.A.T.” Directed by Destiny Frasqueri & Milah Libin, the video is just effortlessly dope—much like Princess Nokia herself.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean it. …

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Over Time. | Jonathan Nawada.

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Excerpt from Jonathan Zawada‘s 2011 series, Over Time.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean it. quietlunch.com

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NEW MUSIC | Three Jewels. | Mike Dean MWA.

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[dropcap]M[/dropcap]ike Dean is a master of his craft but still finds the opportunity evolves his skill set. He displays his God-level production skills in his latest release Three Jewels off his new imprint, MWA Records. In conjunction with Moog‘s limited re-issue run of the iconic Minimoog Model D synthesizer, Moog just released Mike Dean’s live production session of Three Jewels at the Moog …

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Panda, Panda, Panda… | Daughter of Wolves.

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Looking to be panda’ed out all year around Daughter of Wolves has you covered. The Panda print comes in a tank, tee and hoodie version. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean it. quietlunch.com

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Midnight Swim. | Never Made.

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Although the “Midnight Swim” print is sold out, it is still worth taking a good look at. “Midnight Swim” is part two of the High Dive print series and inspired by lyrics from Dustin Kensrue. Hopefully Francisco Reyes, Jr., who goes by the alias Never Made, does a reprint!   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to …

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This and That: Justen Ladda and Brigitte Engler. | Next to Nothing Gallery.

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[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he Lower East Side’s newest outpost Next to Nothing Gallery launched their program in May with new works by New York-based artists Justen Ladda and Brigitte Engler. Artists with similar philosophies, both Engler and Ladda investigate metaphysical concepts including transformation, process, physicality and mark-making. An inherent initial draw of Justen Ladda’s elliptical “mirrors” is their reflective quality – as proven time …

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Onyx Vessel. | Mesh Cloud.

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This onyx vase by Mesh Cloud has an abstract strength that makes it a well placed addition to any household. Its Modern Polygon design allows the vase to make a bold statement without a saying much. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. …

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Search for the Answer, Let Go and Be Still. | Ryan Tippery.

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[dropcap]H[/dropcap]ere are some pages from Ryan Tippery‘s new sketchbook. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean it. quietlunch.com

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Neon Lips. | Sara Pope.

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[dropcap]S[/dropcap]ara Pope‘s Neon Lips series is a vibrant clash between the traditional technique of oil paintings and the seemingly uncultured presence of neon lighting. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean it. quietlunch.com

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The Egg Bowler. | Elleni.

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[dropcap]E[/dropcap]verything will be sunny side up with this Egg Bowler by Australian designer Elleni. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean it. quietlunch.com

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New Music. | Just Like You. | Joyner Lucas.

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[dropcap]T[/dropcap]oday, Oxford officially extended the definition of the word “woke” to the dictionary. In the spirit of being “woke”, you should take a listen to Joyner’s Lucas‘ “Just Like You” track off his latest release, “(508) 507 2209” because the lyrical content in this song is what a woke rapper should sound like nowadays. Here’s to more woke rap. …And …

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Stole It From the Future. | Introducing Eyephones by Zungle.

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[dropcap]C[/dropcap]onfession… I am not a fan of bluetooth earpieces when it comes to audio headsets and my mobile device. Call me a skeptic but I just do not trust waves or radiation near my brain. Conspiracy worries aside, I may want to try  a pair of EyePhones by Zungle. Zungle is a new pair of sunglasses that combines built-in bluetooth wireless …

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Hommage à Mlle Rivière. | Jiří Kolář.

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Here is a look at Jiří Kolář‘s work which was featured in a recent exhibition titled, THREE POSITIONS. SIX DIRECTIONS. CHAPTER III: construction-destruction-reconstruction. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean it. quietlunch.com

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Fruity Booties and Healthy Heels. | Fruit Punch.

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Catering to those with a healthy appetite for fashionable accessories, Fruit Punch‘s crochet footwear could be one of the best things you spend money on this season. Handmade by Mayanile herself, each Watermelon Booty and Banana Heel is crocheted to perfection! Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a …

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Peter Roux. | Suspension and Segment at Lyons Wier Gallery.

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If you are in the Chelsea area today be sure to stop Peter Roux‘s latest exhibition, Suspension and Segment at Lyons Wier Gallery. Featuring majestic clouds and sharp fields of blacked-out blocking, Roux’s pieces examines how we understand contemporary spatial language and image. Photos Courtesy of Elle Ambler. Suspension and Segment Lyons Wier Gallery | 542 West 24th Street June 8 …

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OG Angel. | Madeleine Sandrolini.

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A new illustration piece by SVA alum Madeleine Sandrolini titled “OG ANGEL”.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean it. quietlunch.com

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Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop. | The Story of Bad Boy Records.

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[dropcap]C[/dropcap]an’t Stop, Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story, a documentary putting a long awaited spotlight on the famed Bad Boy Records, was recently released on Apple Music. Now, if you are a fan of 90s hip hop, you know what the Bad Boy movement meant to that era and Black culture —hell, culture in general. Centered around a 2016 reunion …

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Kyoto. | Colonel.

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[dropcap]D[/dropcap]esigned by Isabelle Gilles and Yann Poncelet for Colonel, Kyoto is a great sideboard with a clean, geometric design. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean it. quietlunch.com

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Blue Moon. | Hayley Eichenbaum.

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Summer just begun and we just happen to stumble upon Hayley Eichenbaum‘s Blue Moon. Featuring a floating melting ice cream cone, Eichenbaum reveals that Blue Moon is an electromagnetic experiment. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we …

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A New Tradition. | Kim Hyun-Jung.

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[dropcap]K[/dropcap]im Hyun-Jung paints portraits features traditional Korean hanboks with a modern twist. The pieces are somewhat liberating, depicting women doing “unconventional” activities like binge eating and shooting pool.         Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative …

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U+ | Local Preacher.

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A recent piece from Local Preacher, U+ is an another ultraviolet masterpiece.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean it. quietlunch.com

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Institute of Arab and Islamic Art in New York. | Inaugural Opening.

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[dropcap]D[/dropcap]uring our coverage of Frieze Week this year, Quiet Lunch had the honor of attending the Institute of Arab and Islamic Art‘s Inaugural Opening in New York City. Qatar’s Sheikh Mohammed Rashid Al-Thani opened the IAIA in the Chinatown area of New York to raise awareness and challenge stereotypes of the Arab and Islamic worlds. Its first show features the …

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The Simon Says Table. | Dowel Jones.

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Simple and deftly design, Simon Says Coffee Table (Pill) by Dowel Jones is a minimal but stylish addition to your living room. The table is the newest edition to the Simon Says Family and can be customized according to your space. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with …

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Sam Friedman. | Watermelons at Joshua Liner Gallery.

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Joshua Liner Gallery gives Chelsea some color with Watermelons, the gallery’s first full-fledged solo exhibition for artist, Sam Friedman. The artists makes a hefty offering, displaying a total of 35 works. Painting by freehand, Friedman examines creative mechanics—”the automated response from head to hand”—and more. Photos by Elle Ambler. Watermelons  Joshua Liner Gallery | 540 West 28th Street June 1 2017 – July …

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Ceal Floyer at 303 Gallery.

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If you are in the Chelsea area this week we suggest that you stop by 303 Gallery to see Ceal Floyer’s latest solo exhibition. The exhibition features a series of readymades and subtly odd installations. Photos Courtesy of Elle Ambler.   Ceal Floyer 303 Gallery | 555 W 21 Street June 8 2017 – July 14 2017   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch …

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Future Pop. | Blake Kathryn.

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Blake Kathryn is carrying the pop art baton with her vivid, surrealistic designs. Kathryn claims that she honed her 3D/digital art skills through the The 100 Days Project which also allowed her to somewhat master the Cinema 4D program. Ever since then the artist has took off running. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote …

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Trippy. | Ms. Wearer.

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Tis the season to get trippy and what better way to welcome any and all hallucinations with Ms. Wearer’s Trippy sunglasses? Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean it. quietlunch.com

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Word as Image. | Ji Lee.

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[dropcap]W[/dropcap]henever we say a word, the human brain tends to conjure up some kind of visual representation of what being said. But what if scrapped the visuals and focus on the transformation of the word itself? Ji Lee gives us nudge in the very direction with his series, Word as Image. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks …

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Art Green. | Full Nelson at Garth Greenan Gallery.

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[dropcap]C[/dropcap]olorful and vibrant, Art Green’s latest exhibition, Full Nelson, at Garth Greenan Gallery is a must see. Featuring work from 2013 to the present, the exhibition only Green’s fourth time showing his work in New York—other exhibitions took place in 1976–1977, 1979 and 2013. Photos Courtesy of Elle Ambler.         Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication …

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Myranda Gillies and Grandpa George Herms. | Grand Embrace at Susan Inglett Gallery.

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[dropcap]I[/dropcap]f you are into textiles and woven works, we suggest that you stop by Susan Inglett Gallery for Grand Embrace, an exhibition by Myranda Gillies and Grandpa George Herms. Myranda Gillies is the granddaughter of Herms, making the exhibition a family affair. Along with a warm familial motif, we find that creative upcycling runs in the family as both Gillies and …

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The Ice Pop Children. | Sebastian Vizcaino.

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[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he Ice Pop Children, 2015 by Sebastian Vizcaino. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean it. quietlunch.com

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Bleeding Blood Bracelet. | September Room.

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[dropcap]F[/dropcap]or those of you have a dark sense of humor—or just a dark side in general—the Bleeding Blood Bracelet is an accessory worth owning. Made by September Room, the bracelet is also adjustable.   Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we …

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Octapodaki. | Salty Bags.

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The fashion industry is the second major contributor to pollution, so it’s very much a plus when a label makes a conscious effort to reduce our carbon footprint. Salty Bags upcycles old sail materials such as sailcloth, spinnaker lining and inside key rope and transforms them into stylish nautical necessities. An expansion of the classic Navy holdall, because the Octapodaki …

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Skate Past. | Hugh Holland.

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[dropcap]P[/dropcap]hotographer Hugh Holland captures the mid-70s skate scene with reckless romanticism. These series of photographs marks Holland first foray into photography. Holland, who has no formal art education, is brilliant and has an eye for the moment. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, …

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Volto. | Mure.

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[dropcap]S[/dropcap]implicity is everything. That is exactly why we are absolutely in love with Volto, a minimal salt and pepper shaker by Mure. Not just regulated to salt and pepper, Volta can be used with other seasonings as well. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but …

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(Catch These) Hands. | Andy P.

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[dropcap]C[/dropcap]hilean illustrator Andy P.‘s series, Hands, is quite the handful—okay, that pus was unnecessary but that shouldn’t dare take away from these awesome illustrations. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean it. quietlunch.com

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Worst Place Ribbons. | Fair Goods.

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[dropcap]L[/dropcap]egend has it that Millennials are lazy, spoiled and entitled. They lack diligence and expect to be awarded for mediocrity. With that being said, it’s safe to say the Millennials are the best at being the worst—and, in true Millennial fashion, they deserve to be awarded for it. That’s where Worst Place Ribbons come in. Made by Fair Goods, these …

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Different Faces. | Ana Godis.

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[dropcap]E[/dropcap]xcerpt from Ana Godis‘ latest collection of works she titled, Different Faces. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, educational tinge. When we say, “Creative Sustenance Daily,” we mean it. quietlunch.com

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Oitenta. | Minimalistic Wall Floating Nightstand.

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[dropcap]I[/dropcap]f you live in the inner city then maximization of space is key—especially when it comes to storing stuff or simply just putting something down without having to put it on the floor. It’s not like some of us wouldn’t want a nice, huge Vaudevillian-style vanity but sometimes there just isn’t enough room. That’s where Oitenta‘s minimalistic wall floating nightstand comes in! …

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Unnatural Selection. | Tara de la Garza at The Lodge Gallery.

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[dropcap]T[/dropcap]ara de la Garza recently debuted her newest solo exhibition, Unnatural Selection, at The Lodge Gallery. Inspired by Nature’s potential, the west coast artist uses her exhibition to help us envision what it would be like if that very potential went unchecked—undisturbed by human interference. The result is a whimsical world of hybrid organisms, a library of awe-inspiring holistic hodgepodges pieced …

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5 Black Superhero Movies That Came Before Black Panther.

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Marvel’s Black Panther is set to make history upon its release next February. With the success of the Netflix series, Luke Cage, comic fans and moviegoers have been foaming at the mouth for a Marvel major motion picture in which the lead superhero is black. Well, Marvel did one better with Black Panther, by hiring a black director, Ryan Coogler (known …

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Proper Screening or Blatant Misogyny? | Female Cop’s Dominatrix Past Could Cost Her Her Job.

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[dropcap]C[/dropcap]ops haven’t been on their best behaviour in most recent years. With a number of cases where they have open fire on unarmed civilians and accusations of brutality across the board, those who have sworn to protect and serve are under the microscope more than ever—and rightfully so. In light of these indiscretions, victim’s families, politicians, community leaders and protesters …