Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee is honoured in Hollywood ceremony

Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee has been inducted into the Hollywood Walk Of Fame with a hand and footprint ceremony in Los Angeles. The Marvel legend, who created Spider Man, Hulk, the Fantastic Four, X-Men and Black Panther, took the opportunity to pay tribute to his wife of 69 years, less than a fortnight after her death. The 94-year old comic book writer and editor, who … Continue reading Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee is honoured in Hollywood ceremony

Oprah Winfrey dons her witch’s best in A Wrinkle in Time trailer

Disney Pictures has released the first trailer for upcoming fantasy adventure, A Wrinkle in Time, which features a powerful witch played by Oprah Winfrey. A Wrinkle in Time, which is an adaptation of the 1963 children’s classic by Madeleine L’Engle, stars Meg Murry, a young girl whose scientist father (played by Chris Pine) has been missing ever since he discovered a new planet and used a tesseract to travel … Continue reading Oprah Winfrey dons her witch’s best in A Wrinkle in Time trailer

Wind River: Thriller centres on a murder investigation in a Native American Reservation

Wind River is a new thriller which sees an FBI agent team up with a veteran game tracker to investigate a murder on a Native American reservation. Directed by Sicario and Hell or High Water screenwriter Taylor Sheridan, Wind River is set in the Wyoming wilderness where a teenage girl has been murdered in the Wind River Indian reservation. Jeremy Renner stars as Cory Lambert, the local game tracker … Continue reading Wind River: Thriller centres on a murder investigation in a Native American Reservation

Washed Up art exhibition explores the world’s relationship with plastic and ocean waste

Multimedia artist Alejandro Durán has collected ocean waste “washed up” onto the shores along Mexico’s Caribbean Coast and transformed it into environmental art installations. Known as Washed Up, the art installations and photography project sees Alejandro Durán working with the plastic waste to create colour-based, site-specific sculptures that reflect the infiltration of plastics into the natural environment. In some of the installations, Alejandro Durán has distributed the objects the … Continue reading Washed Up art exhibition explores the world’s relationship with plastic and ocean waste

Sea of Miracles film shows Japanese activists fighting against a proposed nuclear power plant

Documentary film Sea of Miracles tells the story of a galvanised resistance to a proposed nuclear power plant in Kaminoseki, Japan, led by activist Midori Takashima. Sea of Miracles focuses on Midori Takashima, founder of the Kaminoseki Nature Conservation Association, who along with fishermen and farmers have been actively protesting against the proposed construction for 35 years. Kaminoseki is a unique area of Japan’s Inland Sea, known for … Continue reading Sea of Miracles film shows Japanese activists fighting against a proposed nuclear power plant

I Am One With My Soul: Change makers tell their story in new podcast

I Am One With My Soul is a new podcast which showcases change makers from around the world who are helping to preserve the planet. The podcast features in-depth interviews with change makers from all walks of life – be it a teacher, an artist, a social entrepreneur or an inventor – highlighting the difference one person can make and the impact they have on … Continue reading I Am One With My Soul: Change makers tell their story in new podcast

Tattoo artist Fade FX documents Borneo tribe and their ancient art of hand tapping

Tattoo artist Fade FX, specialising in geometric and dotwork tattoos including mandalas, is a formidable artist. The body art she creates is simply stunning but she has a unique vibe that makes her artwork hit all the right notes on every level – physically, spiritually and energetically. The Brighton-based artist, who is an internationally renowned tattooist, compliments her intricate dot and black work geometric pointillism with … Continue reading Tattoo artist Fade FX documents Borneo tribe and their ancient art of hand tapping

Polluted Water Popsicles: Sewage-filled popsicles raise awareness of water pollution

Awareness raising about water pollution and waste has taken on a new campaigning technique in the form of frozen popsicles comprising of sewage from Taiwan. With its bright coloured wrappers, each numbered and with a specific name, the popsicles look like any other popsicle. Look carefully at the wrapper and each popsicle states a “flavour” which in fact is based on the locale of the … Continue reading Polluted Water Popsicles: Sewage-filled popsicles raise awareness of water pollution

Will Wilson’s timeless portraits of Native Americans

Photographer Will Wilson is challenging people’s perceptions of Native Americans through his iconic photography of indigenous peoples in stark contrast to the “frozen in time” imagery of photographers of yesteryear. Will Wilson, a Diné photographer who spent his formative years living in the Navajo Nation, launched the Critical Indigenous Photographic Exchange to question and expand upon the image of Native and indigenous people popularised by photographer Edward … Continue reading Will Wilson’s timeless portraits of Native Americans

Chasing Coral: Documentary reveals why coral reefs are vanishing

Chasing Coral –  filmed over three years with 650+ hours of underwater footage – examines why the world’s coral reefs are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. In the documentary movie, a team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on an ocean adventure – around Bermuda, Australia, Hawaii and American Samoa to name but a few – to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to … Continue reading Chasing Coral: Documentary reveals why coral reefs are vanishing