Emma Russell

Music

Meet the young rappers of Hong Kong's underground hip-hop scene

Hong Kong's emerging artists are using music to highlight the city's socioeconomic issues and express feelings that much of society keeps bottled up.
Emma Russell
4 days ago
Photography

Frankie Perez's portraits capture the raw spirit of breakdancing

The world-class dancer turned photographer's new book ‘See me up? It’s cause I’ve been down’ offers an authentic look at contemporary b-boy culture.
Emma Russell
3.10.21
Culture

Meet the young artists shaping Saigon’s creative underground

Ho Chi Minh City might be all glistening skyscrapers on the surface, but its gritty arts scene is rooted in Vietnam's vibrant, conflicted heritage.
Emma Russell
3.8.21
Photography

Capturing love, drugs and debauchery at music festivals around the world

Photographer James Marcus Haney spent 10 years sneaking into shows and raves to document them. His new book, 'Fanatics', turns his lens on music fans.
Emma Russell
2.8.21
Photography

Pin Chun Kuo’s maximalist polaroids are inspired by doomsday

Since 2012, the artist has taken a self-portrait each day, and the images are as much a diary as a sociopolitical commentary on life in Taiwan.
Emma Russell
2.4.21
Photography

How Mical Valusek reframed the nude image in quarantine

In the Paris-based photographer’s ‘Home Alone’ series, Mical's subjects gained control through a deeply collaborative process.
Emma Russell
1.25.21
Art

Inès Longevial's nude paintings celebrate the complexities of womanhood

The French artist tells us about her love of colour, how the pandemic has affected her creativity and refusing to become a social media 'brand'.
Emma Russell
1.19.21
Photography

Yushi Li's nude portraits reimagine Renaissance paintings

Inspired by erotic depictions of women throughout art history, and her own desire, the photographer flips the gaze towards men she finds on Tinder.
Emma Russell
11.17.20
Photography

Jenna Westra’s nearly naked photos of women are not for male consumption

In her new book, 'Afternoons', showing at Lubov NYC, the young photographer celebrates the female form.
Emma Russell
11.9.20
Future Now

6 Hong Kong creatives on making art during the pandemic

With ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, artists have found new ways to survive and thrive in a city that offers little support for the self-employed.
Emma Russell
11.5.20
Art

An interview with feminist punk icons the Guerrilla Girls

'The Art of Behaving Badly' is the first book to document the career of the Guerrilla Girls from 1985 to today. Here, the collective's founders discuss their ongoing fight for equality in art and the world.
Emma Russell
10.8.20
Fashion

Designer Sabrina Olivera pays tribute to Mexico's revolutionary women soldiers

The first collection for her label, 'Soldaderas', raises funds for domestic violence survivors in her home country.
Emma Russell
9.16.20
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