6th January 2020 Newsletter
Uttaporn Nimmalaikaew is leading the new-wave art scene in Thailand
I was really inspired by Uttaporn Nimmalaikaew, and actually I get this sense whenever I am in Thailand. The culture is so intertwined with spirituality but in a really humble and gentle way. Watch here.
49 Mile Scenic Drive's sign designed by Rex May has a mysterious story
We noticed 49 mile scenic drive had two slightly different versions of the sign, and we thought we would make a quippy design critique, which lives on in the visual "Let's Compare" section of the film. But once we started researching and contacting people around this story, we realised that Rex May's story needed to be told. Watch here.
Peckham BMX club is home to 60% of the British BMX team
10 years ago there were about 10 riders at the club. They had built their own track by hand on a scrap piece of land by a tower block in South London. The 'whoop' was a fridge freezer with mud over the top of it. Watch here.
Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune disease
When trapeze artist Korri Singh Aulakh tested positive for the disease, he realised his chance to perform was now or never. Watch here.
Bas is a Muslim rapper that immigrated to Queens
Bas raps about his immigrant background, and how he found his home amongst other people who have been displaced, in Queens. He hopes others can relate, even if they've never been to New York. Watch here.
Supakitch is a French painter and tattoo artist
Supakitch draws on shapes found in nature, and his raw emotions for inspiration. Watch here.