In this short art film, artist Hugh Hayden dons tweed and girds his gun to seek out birds of prey – uncovering the significance of natural (and cultural) camouflage along the way.
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London-based director David Wilson, known for his music video work for Arctic Monkeys, Tame Impala, and Christine and the Queens, celebrates self-pleasure and the joys of objectophilia with an exquisite dance routine set to the global smash hit song “Sexual” by Neiked and Dyo.
“We live in a time where queer aesthetics and the rainbow pride flag are marketed and sold like candy,” says Wilson, whose project is an adaption of an illustrious stage performance from Blackpool-born theater-maker Harry Clayton-Wright, who makes amorous advances towards the well-oiled handle of a vintage vacuum cleaner
In a city famous for its po’boy spots and gumbo joints, there’s one chef who has ripped up the New Orleans cookbook and stuck it back together with a slice of whit and a heavy dollop of whimsy. Founder, owner and all-round cool cook Mason Hereford opened Turkey and the Wolf as a casual sandwich shop in 2016. His menu is littered with eccentric dishes like Double Decker Boom Town Freedom Tostada and features elevated ingredients such as tarragon buttermilk and whipped feta.
Known for producing films that careen from martial arts epics to romantic comedies with enigmatic plotlines, Chinese director Wong Kar Wai curates the fifth installment of SELF, a multidisciplinary arts project conceived by Saint Laurent Artistic Director Anthony Vaccarello. Like its predecessors, A Night In Shanghai evokes the fashion house’s attitude of confidence, individuality and self-expression. Directed by Wing Shya, one of Hong Kong’s leading photographers, this is a story about one woman’s search for self-actualization as she, literally and figuratively, walks a tightrope between her true and performative selves.
Neo-noir electro duo Solitary Dancer reached out to Ivorian-Ghanaian filmmaker Will Niava to develop a video concept that dealt with issues of racial inequality and systemic oppression. The Montreal-based musicians explain how, Violence of the Lambs, the first track from their upcoming EP, was purpose-written with the idea for the video in mind, and “prompted by growing frustration with the state of law enforcement.”