Tag: Culture

‘Black Music Is the Blueprint, Yet We’re Consistently Erased From Our Own Culture’ (Guest Column)

This guest column was written by Tiffany Red, a Grammy-winning singer and songwriter who has co-written hits for Jennifer Hudson, NCT, Jason Derulo, Zendaya and many others. She is also founder of the 100 Percenters, an organization that lobbies for more equitable pay for singers, songwriters, producers, and engineers.

Dear Music Industry:

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Sometimes I wonder where Black artists would be if the system was made for us too. I look at Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber album roll-outs and envision those seven-figure marketing budgets being the norm for Black artists. I daydream about a Black boy group

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‘Black Music Is the Blueprint, Yet We’re Erased From Our Own Culture’

This guest column was written by Tiffany Red, a Grammy-winning singer and songwriter who has co-written hits for Jennifer Hudson, NCT, Jason Derulo, Zendaya and many others. She is also founder of the 100 Percenters, an organization that lobbies for more equitable pay for singers, songwriters, producers, and engineers.

Dear Music Industry:

Sometimes I wonder where Black artists would be if the system was made for us too. I look at Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber album roll-outs and envision those seven-figure marketing budgets being the norm for Black artists. I daydream about a Black boy group with as much

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Pandemic snack attack: Rise of work-from-home culture driving snacking trend in Australia

Mondelez’s State of Snacking 2020 report was much focused on the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the snacking industry, and for Australia in particular, an obvious positive upwards impact was observed on local consumers’ snacking behaviour as a result of more people working from home during lockdowns.

[We] surveyed over 500 people [and saw] more snacking for many Australians [and the] results [have shown] a significant change in eating habits brought about by the pandemic,”​ Mondelez Director of Strategy, Insights and Analytics Tom Kimpton told FoodNavigator-Asia​.

“Nine out of 10 (91{1a2a5022a52b7f44d3c003be9afa129e2349806f3225e736ca8b1c4309d27447}) of adults told us they are

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Mexico accuses mega fashion retailers of cultural appropriation | Arts and Culture News

Mexico says Zara, Anthropologie and Patowl have all used patterns distinctive to Mexico’s Indigenous communities and has requested each brand provide a ‘public explanation on what basis it could privatize collective property’.

Mexico has accused international fashion brands Zara, Anthropologie, and Patowl of cultural appropriation, saying they used patterns from Indigenous Mexican groups in their designs without any benefit to the communities.

Mexico’s Ministry of Culture said in a statement on Friday that it had sent letters signed by Mexico’s Culture Minister Alejandra Frausto to all three global companies, asking each for a “public explanation on what basis it could

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Gia Coppola’s Photography Is an Antidote to Online Culture

Semi Permanent and Highsnobiety are launching a two-day experiential hotel takeover bringing together global artists to present a vision for the future. Discover the exhibitions here.

A selection of Gia Coppola’s still life photography — on show as part of A Semi Permanent Hotel, presented by Highsnobiety, our two-day experiential takeover — is the continuation of a career-long exploration of “the extraordinary ordinary.”

A picture of a packet of cigarettes perched on a night stand and a lone chair on an empty stage, for example, echo the beauty in the mundane that we’ve come to expect from her oeuvre.

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How To Support Asian American Visual Artists In Cleveland | Arts & Culture

Children’s book and editorial illustrator Julia Kuo considered Asian discrimination before the pandemic and the Atlanta shooting that left eight people dead, including six Asian American women.

“In my mind, I felt like this has always been happening, whether or not people are aware of it,” she said.

With more attention against Asian-hate, Kuo and two other greater Cleveland visual artists share their thoughts about discrimination and their visions for support.

Julia Kuo

[Erin Drewitz] 

Julia Kuo grew up in Southern California. Surrounded by immigrants of all types, she never really questioned her Taiwanese heritage as a child. 

“I feel

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