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Read These Previously Unreleased Handwritten Poems by a 17-Year-Old Tupac Shakur

The poems were unearthed by his first manager, Leila Steinberg.<p><i>Illustration via Wikimedia Commons</i><p><i>Tupac Shakur is one of the most influential rappers of all time, known for his progressive lyricism, impactful sound, and role in shaping the direction of hip-hop. Although he died in 1996, he continues</i> …

Sam Hiscox's Great Photos of Beautiful, Quirky People

He takes photos of people to make sure they exist.<p>I love this world and it freaks me out every day. More and more, I experience the sensation that nothing is real—like it's all a dream. That’s when I’m drawn to take pictures. It can happen at any time, whether I'm in the wilderness or in the …

Why is Australia’s Incest Cult so Shocking?

This week the story of the "Colts" made headlines around the world. But why does it take a story of four generations of incest for us to talk about sexual abuse at home?<p><i>Image via</i><p>In early June of 2012 NSW Police and Community Services drove out to a remote bush block some three and half hours …

Guilt-Tripping

In 2010, a friend of mine started a travel magazine and asked if she could publish an article I had written about a Kashmiri tailor, during a month I spent living on a houseboat in Kashmir.<p><i>All illustrations by Evie Cahir.</i><p>In 2010, a friend of mine started a travel magazine and asked if she could …

George Harrison

Modern Glass Extension on a 5-Story London Townhouse

When an interior designer and a media company CEO bought and moved into this 5-story, 6-bedroom townhouse in 2011, it became clear that the …

Goldee: A Smart Lighting System for your Home

The Goldee Light Controller lets you do away with your old light switches. Goldee is a smart light system that lets you control your lights with …

Fashion Forward

<i>Taken from the December issue of Dazed & Confused:</i><p>Marie Schuller of SHOWstudio believes that this is just the beginning. Fashion and film have always had a harmonious relationship. Photographers such as Guy Bourdin and Erwin Blumenfeld filmed their photographic scenes as early as the 1950s, setting …

Fashion in Film

Flowers

A fashion film inspired by Christopher Kane's experimentations with textbook science and 3D graphics<p>4December 2013

Fashion in Film

Opinion: Can fashion film stop our eyes rolling?

What is it about the words fashion and film which, when combined, have often provoked me to involuntarily roll my eyes? I’m not normally a big eye-roller, and either word separately is fine, but the idea of fashion film I’ve come to harbour really only deserves a hair flick (everything deserves a …

Fashion in Film

Top ten women on the verge

Belgian director Chantal Akerman’s brilliantly stark, groundbreaking 1975 film <i>Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles</i> follows a single mother through her rigorously regimented household tasks – including prostituting herself to earn subsistence money - as her routine unravels toward an …

Top 10

Matt Lambert #1. Heile Gänsje

Berlin

Portraits of Medieval Reenactors by Amber McCaig

By using a combination of portraits and still life elements, I have been able to create an exploration into the idea of identity and imagination, …

Daring Artist 'Sleeps' On Strangers In Poetic Subway Project

The New York subway system is a world of silent commuters who, despite riding in close proximity to other people, rarely make contact with their fellow travelers. It's an intriguing phenomenon that inspired Brooklyn-based artist George Ferrandi to test the limits of the subway's shared spaces in a …

Top ten innovative documentaries

We're beyond excited about this week's launch of Visionaries, which will see a different visual auteur take over our video section every week with newly commissioned work from our favourite pioneer collaborators, from Apichatpong Weerasethakul to Björk – and we're especially excited about Doc X, …

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Fakery

“If a fake is good enough to fool experts, then it’s good enough to give the rest of us pleasure, even insight,” the art critic Blake Gopnik wrote in an essay, “In Praise of Art Forgeries,” in the <i>Times</i> last Sunday. It’s a cute argument that I reject, but which gets me thinking. Gopnik’s hook is a …

Saudi Arabia’s Driven Women

On Monday evening, shortly after the call to Isha prayers had sounded from hundreds of mosques across Riyadh, a half dozen women gathered for a small dinner party—gender-segregated, like most Saudi social gatherings—in a residential compound in the eastern part of the city. Their black abayas and …

Reading on the Clock

When I was assigned to read “Anna Karenina” during the summer before my senior year of high school, I had no idea how long it would take. Daunted by its length, and by the challenge of telling my Alexei Alexandroviches from my Alexei Kirilloviches, I put off reading it and put off reading it until, …

The Last Word on Stop-and-Frisk?

Stop me if you’ve heard this one.<p>St. Peter is greeting new arrivals at the gates of Heaven. In the background, God is raging, barking orders, behaving irrationally. “Don’t pay any attention to Him,” St. Peter says. “He just thinks he’s a federal judge.”<p>The federal judiciary is one of the glories of …

Who Is Responsible for the Pain-Pill Epidemic?

When I started working as a medical resident, in 2004, I heard from a patient I had inherited from a graduating resident. The patient had an appointment scheduled in a couple weeks. “But I need your help now,” he said.<p>He was a former construction worker who had hurt himself on the job a couple of …

Is New York’s Charter-School Era Waning?

At Harlem Success Academy 5, one of the newest in the expanding network of New York City charter schools, students can earn “scholar dollars” by staying on their best behavior, turning in assignments on time, and getting good grades. In the school store, students can use these scholar dollars to …

American Inequality in Six Charts

Last Friday, the Center for American Progress, the center-left think tank founded by Bill Clinton’s former chief of staff John Podesta, held a conference to launch its new Washington Center for Equitable Growth. The new center, which is being funded by the Sandler Foundation, will finance academic …

The dA-Zed guide to Alt Lit

Despite drawing mobs of both detractors and imitators, Alt Lit remains a mystery to many. What even is it? A genre? A community? Bare-faced marketing hype? From Adderall to Xanax (via boosting, Gchat and quickshit) we run you through some of the defining characteristics of the form as it now stands.<p>…

Books

Films to watch out for from the Viennale

Like its host city, the Viennale is steeped in history, prestige and almost overwhelming choice. The 51st edition of Vienna’s chief film festival only ended last week, and boasted some of the most esteemed prize-winners on this year’s circuit – films that premiered in Berlin, Cannes, Locarno, …

Dazed December 2013 playlist

In homage to our December Issue championing the new visionaries of video including AG Rojas, Matt Lambert, Megaforce and Jonas Akerlund, this month’s shiny new playlist celebrates their counterparts in audio culture. On the experimental electronica front we’ve got the new ones from NGUZUNGUZU, …

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