All posts by Alina Gazizova

Higher School of Economics student. Passionate about modern culture, science and personal development.

How Kamie Crawford And Nicholas Ferroni Reimagined Sexist Ads Of The 50s

Kamie Crawford and Nicholas Ferroni are passionate activists who collaborated to remind us all about how sexist and misogynistic old advertisements are. All Crawford and Ferroni did is that they changed the places of women and men in these ads.

/ April 13, 2017

Synesthesia: How To Capture The Dance Essence In Zero-Gravity Flight

French artists Paul Marlier and Jeanne Morel collaborated with French space agency CNES to put a dance performance in the weightless space with zero-gravity flight. Together they wanted to materialize a dance while weightless.

/ April 4, 2017

Audrey Jones: How To Turn Weird Tinder Guys Into Source Of Inspiration

It’s not a secret that Tinder is a full of weirdos and usually we don’t start conversions with those whose profile looks at least decent. But Audrey Jones chose another strategy - she started answering yes to practically every man callers.

/ March 30, 2017

“HEROES. A Duet In Mixed Reality”: How To Combine Choreography And VR/AR

“HEROES: A Duet in Mixed Reality” is a new project, created by Melissa Painter. Inspired by the historic architecture of the Theatre at the Ace, she created a real beauty, combining VR, AR, dance and iconic song Heroes by David Bowie.

/ March 23, 2017

Jesse Hazelip Paints Tattooed Animals And Speaks Out About Racism and Police Brutality

Jesse Hazelip, Brooklyn-based graffiti artist and activist, covers urgent topics like mass incarceration, racism in white neighborhoods and prisons. Surprisingly, he uses the images of animals to reach his audience, let’s see how it works.

/ March 22, 2017

‘When We Rise’: An Early History Of Gay Rights’ Movement Still Looks Familiar

Recently, ABC presented a new TV mini-series ‘When We Rise’, written by Dustin Lance Black, who won the Best Original Screenplay Academy Award in 2009 for “Milk”. The plot of this series follows the lives of three real LGBT+ activists from 1972 to 2013.

/ March 15, 2017

How Immigrant Artist Creates Affordable Art And A Borderless Community Of Creators

Cem Kocyildirim is gay, the Turkish immigrant and a creator of the artistic series 'Drums On Paper’ which is dedicating to collaboration, risograph printing, and affordable artwork.

/ March 14, 2017

How Modern-Day Witch Has Created The First Color-changing Hair Dye

Lauren Bowker, the founder of the London-based material design studio, The Unseen, now surely can be called a modern-aged alchemist. She and her team have created color-changing hair dye, that reacts to your body temperature changes and shifts relatively.

/ March 6, 2017

How Yayoi Kusama and Louise Bourgeois Discover Traumatic Experience In Art

In the end of February Sotheby's S|2 Gallery in London opened a show of Yayoi Kusama and Louise Bourgeois works, which were profoundly affected by their mental illnesses.

/ March 2, 2017