Origami Project: Gentrification

by Anna Grace Burch I walked around one afternoon taking pictures of a neighborhood in my city that is experiencing gentrification. The local community was very diverse, home to people of all races and incomes, but I could see the older, poorer areas being renovated and repurposed into newer, unaffordable houses and shops. It made…

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GOAL Music Video by Keekai

Keekai is a New York based Filipinx artist with songs like ‘Show Me’ , and their most recent release, ‘Goal’. Their name originated from the Tagalog word kikay, roughly translated to girly. Keekai explains their connection to the word by saying, “After reclaiming the word kikay and reclaiming my queerness, I found that it really expanded…

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“Umbra” by MIIV

Cover Art by Dallas Thompson In Umbra, MIIV navigates messy relationships, paranoia, gender dysphoria, and the self across haunting soundscapes evoking the work of artists like Spellling, Eartheater, and BEA1991. Choir-like vocals, ambient synth pads, and 808s resonate as the heartbeat of a sleeping giant comprises MIIV’s debut effort.  On the single, MIIV had to…

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DANK BEHAVIOR

ABOUT THE ARTIST: Hilary Dank I’m a seamstress and embroidery artist from South Florida. I learned how to sew in college in New York to fill crucial pieces into my closet when I couldn’t afford them. Back then and now, I could never be told ‘No” when it comes to bringing an idea into fruition…

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JAYA KANG ARTWORK

Learning to unlearn has been a central theme in my art practice. My focus has been on conceptualizing ideas that help the decolonization of all spaces. Physical, but especially mental spaces.   After 150 years of British rule, today my people feel disconnected from our own culture. The push for assimilation towards western ideas has created an identity crisis in a…

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“Not in the Cards” by The Red Pears

Magnetic alternative trio act, The Red Pears, mark their return in 2021 with the release of their latest single “Not In The Cards.” The garage rock outfit from Los Angeles – composed of Henry Vargas, Jose Corona and Patrick Juarez – pay homage to their classic rock sound by showcasing their polished alt-rock sound without sacrificing…

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