Category: Culture

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Detail of model wearing a Thierry Mugler haute couture garment.

“Thierry Mugler: Couturissime” Exhibition at the MMFA

Mugler, who was born in Strasbourg, France, and studied dance before turning to design, is known for more than just his hyper-feminized fashion and perfume creations. A talented photographer and filmmaker, he has worked with the likes of singer George Michael and actress Juliette Binoche. He has also created costumes for the Festival d’Avignon and Beyoncé’s tours and music videos.

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A boat full of people riding back from one of the uninhabited islands around Pingelap, photographed with infrared filters by Sanne De Wilde.

A Photographic Immersion in “The Island of the Colorblind”

In the great expanse of the South Pacific, northeast of Papua New Guinea and southwest of Hawaii, lies Pingelap Atoll, a collection of three small islands in Micronesia. Only the largest of these islands, which is less than 2.5 miles wide at its widest point, is inhabited. Despite the small size of their home, the 250 or so residents of Pingelap have attracted a fair bit of attention from researchers, scientists and now, artists.