|FAT| Arts & Fashion Week

By Izabela Stabinska Photos by Sylwia Bobryk & Filip Terlecki |FAT| Arts & Fashion Week opened on Tuesday with DJ music, runway shows, fashion videos, photography, and art installations. Known previously as Alternative Fashion Week, the exhibition continues its tradition of gathering up-and-coming designers whose perception of fashion often differs from large commercial fashion houses. The first night’s ...

Obey the Giant

By Filip Terlecki Do you remember this image? Or these? What about this one? It’s the work of legendary L.A based graphic designer and street artist Shepard Fairey. Fairey rose to prominence after he created a series of images supporting Barack Obama's candidacy. One of them was the iconic “Hope” poster. The Obama team did not commission the posters but nevertheless the ...

Modern Hussy’s Etiquette

By the Modern Hussy We all know it, we all do it. Passive aggression is a horrible monster that rears its ugly head every time we feel misunderstood or hurt but don't have the balls or common sense to speak about it with our friends or lovers. Passive aggression is futile because not only does it not work; ...

Weekly SNDtrack: Jan Lisiecki

By Anna Piszczkiewicz   Photos by DG/Mathias Bothor Recognized around the world for his poetic and mature playing, Jan Lisiecki recorded Mozart’s piano concerts Nos. 20 and 21 on his debut album for Deutsche Grammophon. He is the youngest artist to sign a contract with the prestigious record label. The 17-year-old classical pianist was born in Calgary ...

YouNxt is Getting FAT

By Izabela Stabinska While visiting FAT - Arts & Fashion Week last year, I was highly impressed by how different this event was from the typical “fashion week.” Each evening consists of a medley of fashion shows, photography exhibitions, art installation, video screenings, and live performances. I felt like I was participating in some kind of an underground art ...

The Man who Rocked Beyoncé

By Filip Terlecki Imagine that you’re an aspiring musician, filmmaker, actor, or any other creative type whose been plugging away at it for years. It’s been a struggle and you’re not getting anywhere. You’re on the verge of quitting; getting a “real job,” but one day destiny intervenes. It’s 2 a.m. You’re in a hotel in Berlin, ...