All posts by Vera Pechenkina

Born This Way Foundation: How Lady Gaga And Monsters Fight For Mental Wellness

Led by pop singer Lady Gaga and her mother Cynthia Germanotta, Born This Way Foundation was founded in 2012. The goal of the foundation is to create a kinder and braver world.

/ August 17, 2017

Iranian Aliens Project: Young People For Grassroots Revolution

Young creative people are looking for new ways to rebel in the hardline regime of Iran. Alex Pierce travelled to the strict Islamic country to observe and learn the rising underground subculture of Iranian Aliens.

/ August 14, 2017

Laibach In Pyongyang: The Story Of The First North Korean Rock Concert

Could you imagine avant-garde industrial band on the scene of North Korea, the most closed country of the world? No kidding, Laibach became the first-ever Western rock group to perform in North Korea's capital, Pyongyang.

/ August 8, 2017

Pearl Jam Activism: When Grunge Meets Green

From the last century musicians got a priceless opportunity to translate their ideas with a wide range of tools. One of these lucky activists is a band called Pearl Jam, and now they are here to change the world for better.

/ August 7, 2017

10 Female Photographers Redefining Contemporary Femininity

When someone talks about well-known women in art, many people imagine not an artist but a subject of art. What does it mean to be a Women of Art today? Next 10 female photographers can bring you a clue to Contemporary Femininity in Art.

/ August 1, 2017

How Black Women Artists Fight Racism And Identity Disguise

Black Women Artists for Black Lives Matter is a collective that unites black feminist women against problems of racial discrimination and its institutionalisation. Now they explore strategies that structure human's identity at the exhibition called THREE.: On Visibility and Camouflage.

/ July 24, 2017

A Piece Of Work: When Modern Art Seems A Joke Abbi Jacobson Is Not Kidding

Have you ever walked around galleries with this “What the hell is going on?!” face? Broad City's Abbi Jacobson hosts a podcast to help you solve the mystery of modern art.

/ July 19, 2017