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SOCIAL STUDIES : Nike Schroeder

SOCIAL STUDIES : Nike Schroeder

Nike Schroeder fell in love with her medium.  The lure of the materiality moved her into a self-taught movement of beautiful threads filling a space, creating an almost painterly look.  I first saw Nike's work a few years ago.  This large scale piece hung against the wall, colors of thread beautifully bleeding into one another forming a soft ombre of hues.  I just stood there and stared at it.  At first, I was caught by the color selection which gave me a calm and happy feeling.  Then I took a closer look and saw how much work was put into...

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SOCIAL STUDIES : Isabella Giancarlo - Co Founder + Creative Director of FLUIDE Cosmetics

SOCIAL STUDIES : Isabella Giancarlo - Co Founder + Creative Director of FLUIDE Cosmetics

What does it mean to have a company that is gender fluid?  My reasoning to make NOTO this way is because I have felt that when a universal desire ( for me it's skincare, for FLUIDE it's identity through color ) is advertised towards one type of gender, you're being sold.  One thing I love about fellow gender fluid business owner, Isabella Giancarlo of FLUIDE, is that they hold no limits on who or what they will do to express beauty.  Their branded imagery focuses on the playfulness that beauty can create rather than it's gender identity.  I believe Identity should be playful,...

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SOCIAL STUDIES :  Dejha Ti - Immersive Installation Artist

SOCIAL STUDIES : Dejha Ti - Immersive Installation Artist

Dejha Ti is a multi-medium immersive experience designer.  What does this mean?  Allow yourself the opportunity to step into one of her environments, and be aware that you may not be aware of the emotion and curiosity she magically draws into your mind and body. Her work integrates environments, physical bodies and creative technology. Sometimes art hits a psychological and emotional string inside it's viewer and Dejha is a master at this technique - bringing together light, sound, form, identity, sexuality, and feeling.  I believe this understanding Dejha posses comes from a deep curiosity in humanity and universe.  With eyes wide, ears open, and...

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