What is a piece of clothing that “works”? Who is working whom? Is the one who poses the one who actually “works” hardest? The S/S 2017 collection of Berlin-based, Swedish- Vietnamese designer NHU DUONG entitled ‘WORK COLLECTION’ plays with the ideas of professionalism, leisure and appropriateness through a range of garments that are inspired by work outfits and hobby uniforms. Overalls, raw denim outfits, kung-fu pyjamas, biker pants, baggy tights and gloves, bomber-jackets, bomber suits,… [read more »]
Today, the Guardian released a short film by human rights organization Reprieve and director Asif Kapadia, showing Mos Def (Yasiin Bey) being force-fed according to Guantánamo Bay’s operating procedures. Currently, over 100 detainees at Guantánamo are hunger striking in protest of their continued imprisonment, and at least 40 are being force-fed while in confinement.
WARNING: THE VIDEO BELOW CONTAINS GRAPHIC CONTENT DEPICTING TORTURE.