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How to Look with Love in Pakistan

Docs July 9 2014

This short-doc offers highly stylised footage in slo-mo capturing Pakistani people in their day-to-day life, all set in an urban setting of Lahore, Punjab region, accompanied by poetic and inspiring narration by the Muslim rights campaigners and activists Sarah Javaid and Hammad Sadiq. We are shown scenes from the streets, daredevil motorcycle gangs, police women, dancing...Continue
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Swedish Femme Fatale All Stars Pay the Salon a Visit

Music July 1 2014

When I was a little girl, my Polish Babcia (i.e. Grandmother) would take great pride in bringing me along to Warsaw’s finest beauty salon. I was never into that kind of thing even back then, but to her getting a pedi or a mani was a magical getaway and a must. Thinking back, I must admit, I couldn’t blame her; the beauty salon was a hidden gem, located at the very heart of...Continue
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INDIE CITIES – Nairobi – Juliani (Music)

Art June 30 2014

Julius Owino, also known as Juliani, is a hip-hop musician with an infectious message of social, spiritual and political emancipation, fresh and relevant in Africa today. His unique lyrical flow, passionate delivery and electrifying performances have made him an icon to Kenyan and African youth and he uses this powerful platform to make the world a better place. Forever...Continue
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What is this sorcery? – A Modern Handicraft Exhibition

Art June 26 2014

Whoever said handicrafts are boring and more appropriate for grandmothers than youngsters was downright wrong. We’re not only witnessing a resurgence of handicrafts in various novel forms, but we’re also witnessing a time when they’re finally, as a medium, able to deliver more than just subtle and/or subversive messages of resistance. The video director of this music...Continue
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HMSV – “INTROVÄRT”

Music June 10 2014

If there’s a director Swedish rappers wish to co-work with, the person listed at the very top of the list would be Senay Berhe. With previous productions such as ‘Blått blod’ (= Blue blood) and Ison & Fille’s video for ‘Vår Sida Av Stan’, not to mention a trained eye for capturing slow-mo shots magically – Senay’s work is tailored for hip hop videos....Continue
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Life as he sees it

Art June 5 2014

‘Life as I see it‘ is Brooklyn-based photographer Andre D. Wagner’s latest project. I am a huge fan of the way he captures moment without saying much, his photographic style explores the human condition in a raw and anonymous way. Wagner shoots with a clever and intentional perspective, capturing the lives of people walking and living in this world in a way that...Continue
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Staying Trippy with IVORY – the Freddy Krueger of rap

Interview June 4 2014

The rap scene in Sweden right now is explosive, MCs seem to be growing on trees and as labels and producers keep signing artists, the hip hop climate just keeps erupting. We’re witnessing a generation of lyrical geniuses eager to take the reign and wow us with their verbal magic. Our native rappers seem to be dying to grab a mic and vocalize stories from all kind of cities...Continue
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