Author Archives : linda

Red shoes against femicide


Women are murdered, injured and harassed in most countries irrespective of culture, ideology and religion. 25 of November was the international day against violence to women, Fashion 9one1 was there to show support of this cause we feel needs to be highlighted more in media. The idea is inspired by Mexican artist Elina Chauvet and a manifestation was held in…

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There is beauty in everything


Model Winnie Harlow has vitiligio. At TEDx Teen she tells her audience that her friends told her that her skin condition was contagious so they didn’t want to hang out with her anymore. Now she learned to see the beauty in everything although aware that seeing beauty in everything is “super- duper cliché”. Listen to what she has to say:…

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Artist Rebecca Morgan mixes beauty with the beast


Rebecca Morgan’s drawings are like nothing else. They’re colorful and neatly made, yet disturbing in a way. They touch themes such as poverty and addiction, presenting the wilderness and nature as a refuge from all the demands of the everyday we all succumb to. In an Q&A she describes how she looks at freedom in the ugly characters of her drawings…

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Synestetic jewellery by Cecilia Leonini


Cecilia Leonini is an Italian jewelry artist that has a background in music. She uses polymer clay and with her background in music, she connects her musical vibe to her craft. On foltbolt.com she writes that in polymore she found the synthesis of every artform she loves, including music and painting. This almost synesthetic view on creating has resulted in…

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Be you for real


Be yourself. We have all said it. We have all heard it. Yet we know that in fashion you need to pick up trends, still be personal, and still youth is a big part of the equation. With the 60+ year old fashionista Sara Jane Adams, all these things are proven wrong. She still wears the same jacket as she wore as an…

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Budhan Theatre – for people who live with death


It’s not a performance, it’s a life on stage Who Are Chharas? Historically, Chharas comprised a group of nomadic people in India. When the British attempted to maintain the colonial regime in India, they used theories of crime being hereditary. In 1871 the CTA, Criminal Tribes Act, made the enforcement of restriction and harsh punishment for members of these now…

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Urban Burn Stockholm Mars 2016


Once a year at the Burning Man festival tens of thousands of people gather in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert to create Black Rock City, a temporary metropolis dedicated to community, art, self-expression, and self-reliance. In Mars 2016 a spin-off festival called Urban Burn takes place in Sweden, Stockholm at Nobelberget, Nacka. Activities planned are acrobatic yoga, a 25 metre long piano, a…

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Big city (tenant) life


Whatever horror stories you may have heard about finding a place to live, don’t let them intimidate you. Just like anywhere in the world the land lords, and –ladies, want their peace of mind. As long as they see you as a responsible and reliable tenant they will take steps to make it possible for you. However, since the rental…

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Beauty of the month; Naimi


Occupation: Artist Age: 36 what: Artist, musician and free mover why: Because she’s reluctant to choose one road and did not enjoy youthful rebellion as a teacher of arts So you have decided to quit things? Yes. I do not enjoy being a teacher and I am not very sociable at the moment. So I just study music from home and record…

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What is trash art?


Art made of recycled material, it’s as simple as that.   Reasons for using trash as art are diverse. In the documentary Wasteland the artist Vik Muniz followed the catadores that are self designated pickers of recycled material, collaborating with artists and craftsmen working with recycled materials. There is a worldwide movement: artists building, for example, sculpture out of sea…

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