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From Graffiti to Hip-Hop

How a Country with a History of Protest Still Uses the Spoken and Written Word as a Form of Rebellion Hip-hop culture started before the Velvet Revolution. The changes of the 80s and 90s spawned fans of hip-hop and rap. Many hip-hop artists today started as graffiti artists in the 80s  – tagging the city […]

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Interview With Barbara Benish

The Driving Force Behind the Dialogue Between Two Countries for the Purpose of Creation Escaping existentialism in pursuit of the seemingly better times of yesteryear is a common motif among artistic communities. Even when history speaks of travesty and trauma, as in the case of the Velvet Revolution, artists tend to romanticise previous generations. They […]

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Finding Gratitude Amidst a Pandemic While Stuck in a Foreign Country

While the entire world quickly went into lockdown our writer Jacklyn Janeksela was travelling through India in the search of spiritual renewal, things however did not go as planned when going home became impossible. The following article is her account of being lockdown in another country far away from home and how she managed to […]

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Čestmír Suška – Artist of Alchemical Proportions

Transformation is the goal of any alchemist. Alchemy takes an item of little to no worth and breathes new life into it. Through applied processes and a touch of magic, the alchemist revamps identities. Cestmir Suska is an alchemist. Over the past few decades, he’s gravitated towards objects that have been abandoned or forgotten – […]

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Artist in the Spotlight, Trajche G.

Trajche Gjerasimov A Man of Many Cats Trajche Gjerasimov’s work speaks of many things, but one aspect that viewers will notice is his keen ability to play with imagination and construct a narrative through images. His characters of choice stem from childhood fairytales; each one of them has a twist of Gjerasimov’s own. Gjerasimov is talented […]

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Château Perché The Festival with a Buzz

Château Perché The French Festival with a Buzz By Jacklyn Janeksela   Step over the threshold and into spaces that seemed impossible to dream until you actually dreamed them. Press up against the looking glass, fall through it, dream bigger if you dare. Open energy channels, open your entire being, be open, get ready. Become […]