Putting female streetart imagery on the map: introducing Pekmezmed

Animation December 7 2014

Meet Pekmezmed, a versatile street artist from Croatia in this exclusive interview she gave for Stocktown. Street art in Croatia gains leverage in the past few years, thanks to the few, but bald and doughty street artists who do not flinch at hardships a young street artist faces in Croatia. Artists such as Pekmezmed, Oko, Lonac, Dunja Jankovic, Tifani Rubi, collective Pimp My...Continue

Self-made Balkan babe is at it again – Gnučči for president!

Music November 8 2014

Swedish rapper Ana Rab, Gnučči, formerly known as Gnučči Banana, has just released the video for her song ‘A.Rab‘, of the EP Psychohappy. The video and song is a deluxe treat for culture vultures who don’t mind a strong persona showing them how it’s done when it’s non-apologetic. So badass. So juicy. There’s no such thing as indiscretion with Gnučči...Continue

Let there be light: by Senay Berhe

Art November 5 2014

In the brightness of a breaking dawn, a deserted, mute and stripped down Stockholm reveals it’s true colours in it’s serene empty state – free of pedestrians and noise. Brace yourself as morning breaks in our hometown, coz nothing beats Stockholm on an early morning, this video is a must-see. In ‘Vår Nivå’ (ie. ‘Our Level’) by H.M.S.V (ft. Julia...Continue

Freedom of hate speech and how society lets shit slide: Kamohelo Khoaripe’s war on verbal abuse

Art October 24 2014

The danger of being anything considered outside the norm is probably humanity’s greatest failure and sadly present everywhere. The old news is that homophobia is hard to dodge and the level of violence and tolerance comes in different limits, in any country and language. The profanities are endless, and the many shades of derogatory terms can make any person’s dignity...Continue

Celebrating Strong Creatives – Afripedia: Ghana

Docs October 22 2014

‘We are who we are, we are giving what we’re giving, would love for you to be a part of it, and, if you like it, great.’  - Jojo Abot (Singer and designer) We have already witnessed the potential of young African creatives revealed by the Afripedia documentary series. Each new episode of this six part documentary series brings us closer to the micro-culture of...Continue

Urban Stories of Hope for the Ordinary People of Detroit

Docs October 20 2014

When industry, free market economy and corporations fail us – resetting to a good, old strategy of relying on people and ideas to build the future is the only way to go. It hasn’t been exactly peachy creamy in Detroit for decades now, as its automobile industry continues to crumble and its population continues to plummet with each year. Even more so as of December 2013...Continue

Dance ’til You’re Dead

Dance October 14 2014

You’re in a club, loud music’s blasting, and you’re feeling the crowd as they move in various ways. Maybe moving comes naturally to you and dancing is joy and release, or perhaps you’re just trying hard to let go? Or maybe you’re one of those depraved stuck-up ones who tend to look at other people’s dancing styles judgingly and get...Continue