Scouring the Vintage Racks with Artist Alok
Alok is a poet, performance artists and fashion designer whose work confronts gender binary. They also have a sensational sense of style. We met up with them to try on some new outfits and talk about why clothing is political for them.
Back to School with Viral Dancer Donté Colley
Donté Colley is a dancer & creator who gained viral fame with his positive Instagram videos. We followed him as he visited the high school where his love of performing blossomed.
Grandma Techno Captures Detroit's Rave Culture
76-year-old Patricia Lay-Dorsey AKA Grandma Techno has been taking photos at Movement festival in Detroit since 2005. We talk with her about her new photo book and how today's dance music culture mirrors the ‘60s.
Humanizing Iconic Brands Through Art
Briony Douglas collected hundreds of items to create collage sculptures for her exhibition, Homage. Assembled to represent iconic brands, the pieces tell the story of the people behind brands we idolize. We went to her studio to see her work.
Unearthing the Vibrant History of Black Queer Activism
Legacies in Motion unearths the stories of activism from the Black LGBTQ communities throughout the ‘80s and ‘90s. We talk with the exhibit's curator about the erasure of Black queer history and how he wants to unite generations of activists.
Hooking Political Messages into 'Unwelcome Mats'
‘Progressive Discomfort’ is a new art exhibition of political hooked rugs. Seven artists made ‘Unwelcome Mats’, to address how spaces are inaccessible for marginalized groups. We talked to the curator of the exhibit and one of the artists.
Turning Death Threats into a Comic Book
The upcoming graphic novel, Death Threat, is a collaboration between artist Ness Lee and writer Vivek Shraya. It's an adaptation of threatening letters Shraya started receiving in 2017. We met up with them to see how they are transforming the hateful narr
Blueface Talks Jewelry and Draws His Self-Portrait
Blueface sits down with Noisey to draw his self-portrait.
This Drag Queen Transforms into Nightmarish Creatures
Drag performer Yovska has always been fascinated by the paranormal. He dominates the bizarre category of Toronto's underground ballroom scene with his nightmare-inducing creatures or what he calls, 'fashionable monsters'.
Fighting the Winter Blues with Light Therapy
We check out the new light therapy exhibit at the MOCA. The room simulates a bright, sunny day and supposedly, can be used to treat seasonal affective disorder. We meet the artist to find out if her room can stave off the winter blues.
This Artist Makes Powerful Portraits of Black Celebrities
Artist Mickalene Thomas is known for her powerful portraits of Black women including Solange and Michelle Obama. We talked to her about how the women in her work use their platforms to influence others.
The Sensual Photos of Instagram's Fave Artist
Sarah Bahbah’s colourful, shareable photography has earned her more than 900,000 followers on Instagram and fans like Emma Watson, Noah Centineo and Dylan Sprouse.