Like many people across the globe, Canadian artist and activist Benjamin Von Wong has experienced a growing concern over the last few years regarding single-use plastic waste and its effect on the planet. Unlike many of those who are aware of the problem, though, he’s also making an effort to find a solution.
Take a walk through the forest in Big Sur, California, and you’ll see a lot more than trees and wildlife. Apart from a handful of campgrounds and restaurants, you’ll also get a chance to explore the Henry Miller Memorial Library.
Mexican hyperrealist artist Ruben Orozco has got the people of the Spanish city Bilbao up in arms with his latest creation, which is meant to start conversations around the topic of sustainability. Orozco’s statue is titled “Bihar” (translated as “Tomorrow” in Basque) and features the face of a young girl drowning as it pokes out of Spain’s river Nervion.
On September 11, 2021, HOT•BED, a Philadelphia-based gallery and creative lifestyle space, launched a new, multidisciplinary exhibition that explores the subconscious memories and the impact they have on human identities. The show, titled Hidden Threads, is a group exhibition that was curated by Bryan Hoffman (CEO of Hoffman Design Group and Principal of HOT•BED).
A new short film, titled “Voice Above Water” and directed by San Francisco director Dana Frankoff, offers a fascinating glimpse into the life of 90-year-old Wayan Nyo, a Balinese fisherman dedicated to collecting and recycling plastic found in the ocean.
Annabel’s, the famous London-based, members-only club, isn’t just an exclusive place to dine and be entertained. This club is also taking an environmentalist stand with its impressive initiative, “Annabel’s for the Amazon.”
This year, the Louvre Museum is celebrating two significant anniversaries with an exhibition titled “Paris – Athens. The Birth of Modern Greece, 1675-1919.”
The National Mall in Washington, D.C., recently got a makeover, courtesy of local artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg. Firstenberg, in an effort to express the sadness she felt for all those who have lost their lives to COVID-19 over the last year and a half, created a stunning art installation with over 670,000 white flags, which symbolize each person who lost the battle against the deadly and highly contagious virus.
The Greek island of Milos is more than just the number one destination on Travel + Leisure’s list of “The Top 25 Islands in the World.” With its stunning beaches and sparkling blue waters, it’s also the chosen photoshoot location for Louis Vuitton’s latest brand campaign, Towards a Dream.
The footage of the devastation that has hit Afghanistan in the wake of the Taliban’s takeover has touched hearts all over the world. Afghan-born artist and California resident, Sara Rahmani, is no exception.