Tag: activism

06 Oct 2017

Q+A: Artist & Social Activist Naomi Pitcairn on #MathOfParallelism, #Drones, #LAPunkRock

Artist and social activist Naomi Pitcairn recently completed six temporary, music-driven artworks for the Pershing Square Summer concert series in downtown Los Angeles. Offering six weeks of free outdoor concerts — with The Wallflowers, Boogie Knights, Toad the Wed Sprocket, Los Lonely Boys, The B-52’s, and X. The live music event was paired with Naomi’s site-specific artworks, each reflecting the bands’ […]

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12 Dec 2016

Adidas Shoes Made From Ocean Plastic Are Finally Here

Adidas latest running shoe is subtle and soft-looking, with stitching that evokes the sea. Its also made almost entirely from plastic recovered from the ocean.Last year, Adidas teased a prototypeof a shoe that it was working on with the intent of playing a small role in cleaning up the oceans and adjust its supply chain […]

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14 Nov 2016

M.I.A Launches DIY ‘Make Your Own Merch’ Initiative

After partnering with H&M earlier this year to raise awareness about the ramifications of clothing waste, M.I.A has announced a new way for fans to get their hands on her newly designed merchandise, following the recent release of her album AIM. Last week the “Paper Planes” singer tweeted out, asking fans if they would be willing […]

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15 Sep 2016

Flash is Fast, Flash is Cool @Xuly.Bët SS17

Xuly Bët (“Keep an open mind” in Wolof), the label founded by Mali-born designer Lamine Kouyaté, showed a collection inspired by his mother and her fight for women’s rights at the Kelly Cutrone/People’s Revolution show on Wednesday morning. One printed dress directly referenced International Women’s Day.

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