In South Africa, approximately 500,000 rapes, murders and beatings are committed against women every year.1 Many of these are carried out against black lesbian women, including hate crimes and practices of ‘corrective rape’.2 Zanele Muholi is a South African visual activist and creator of Inkanyiso, an activist platform that exposes the realities of black LGBTI individuals in South Africa. This month, she’s in New York as part of Brooklyn Museum’s Isibonelo/Evidence show, travelling with three… [read more »]
While Blood Orange sings “come into my bedroom,” Haley Wollens and crew has taken NY’s finest out of their IRL bedrooms and into URL ones we can all enjoy. This video is timeless… mixing 3D with 2D, Gaultier with Eckhaus Latta, bedroom eyes with split grinds. When’s the last time you danced in your room by yourself? Yeah, that what we thought.
Make the jump to see more exclusive behind the scenes photos by Kat Geran.
Directed by: Haley Wollens
Produced by: Maya Rose & Jude Mc
DP & Editor: Jude Mc
Animation: Andreas ‘Nout’ Schmidt
Camera Assistant: Taran Allen
Styling & Art Direction: Haley Wollens
Hair: Lauren Palmer Smith
Make-up: John Guanlao
Stylist’s Assistant: Brandon Owens
Photography by Kat Geran
In order of appearance:
Dev wears Sarah Aphrodite cut out t-shirt.
Vanessa wears Jean-Paul Gaultier shirt, Alberta Faretti corset, and Vivienne Westwood mules.
Phiona wears Jean-Paul Gaultier top, Sarah Aphrodite skirt/belt, and Versace shorts.
Kalena wears Gaultier Soleil top and Foot Traffic tights.
Karley wears Jean-Paul Gaultier dress and Brianna Capozzi plastic top.
Analisa wears Eckhaus Latta top, Brianna Capozzi dress, and Nike sneakers.
Marie wears Jean-Paul Gaultier cage dress, Eckhaus Latta top, Brianna Capozzi skirt, and Foot Traffic tights.
Greer wears Moschino bra and Sarah Aphrodite skirt.
*Special Thanks to Mickey Heffernan + DUNE studio, designers Eckhaus Latta, Brianna Capozzi, Sarah Aphrodite, and Foot Traffic