“You jump out of your window and come one with the concrete, become one with the cement. It felt that could be the only escape.” British 19-year-old artist King Krule brings us, together with Yours Truly’s director Babak Khoshnoud this instalment of NOWNESS’ series Sunrise, Sunset. Featuring the rough-edged and soulful track “Cementality”.
Last weekend we went out to Gent, Belgium to help our friends of A Cut Above with a nice “look-book” video. We chose to go with a simple non-scripted story without changing up the outfits too much, just letting the vibe tell the story. This is A Cut Above, Fall / Winter 2013.
Award-winning director Nabil, sets his most recent masterpiece in the countryside of Great Britain. The video for James Blake and Chance The Rapper’s track “Life Round Here” has been shot entirely in black-and-white and features the pair cruising around in a lowrider.
Raf Simons – creative director at Dior – presents his latest commercial, shot by Romain Gavras. For this cinematic short, Simons picked Robert Pattinson as the new face of the Dior Homme fragrance. Pattinson is filmed in classic black and white, accompanied by model Camille Rowe-Pourcheresse. Take a look at the uncensored official director’s cut.
The young Russian freelance photographer, Maria Turchenkova, spent a week documenting this bizarre real-life fight club. Six years ago, two former members of an underground bare-knuckle club in Moscow came up with the idea of starting their own fight club. They called it the Ronin Family, and for just $900 any high-powered businessmen can enjoy a week of getting beaten up and humilitated in front of total strangers. Read the whole article ad Vice.
Portaits de tatoues is the incredibly exciting new book of photographs taken by the French authorities from 1890- 1930 and decodes the meaning of the drawings that froze on the bodies of prisoners, convicts and individuals who passed by the African battalions at the time. The photographs were discovered through a retired policeman who had had an interest in tattoos by the authors. Besides from the book explaining the symbolism behind the tattoos it also tells the story of the daily detention of these men…
This spring, multi-disciplinary creative studio Eskimo decided to set out for a month to create a short documentary providing insight into what its like to work in the creative industry. The 15-minute short specifically focusses on what it’s like to produce commercial work for large corporations such as GM and Nike, showcasing ways in which creatives balance “doing what they love” with the pursuit of financial profit. .HUH Magazine
Seine St. Denis, a large suburb just outside the city centre of Paris. The Spanish photojournalist, Arnau Bach, visited this this poor and rundown part of Paris to get a better understanding of the area as opposed to just seeing the outbreaks of violence and riots occasionally shown through the media.
It’s been a long time, we shouldn’t left you, without a Dough’But to step to. As compensation we show you the great work of Photographer, Cinematographer and Creative Director, Cameron Davis. Cameron has been shooting in Los Angeles, New York, London, and the Paris market. Blending multiple styles and multiple elements he is able to capture his images with a one of kind eye and truly unique perspective.