DC Comics’ 15 Most Powerful Women

It is the age of the all-powerful female superhero, anti-hero and even villain. DC has always had the most popular lady hero of all time with Wonder Woman, who was always depicted as an equal to Batman and Superman in the holy Trinity. Even in the current landscape of new and improved superheroines, DC’s long-time […] via THE 15 MOST POWERFUL WOMEN IN DC COMICS — Continue reading DC Comics’ 15 Most Powerful Women

Pixar movie, Coco, follows a boy’s magical journey after finding an enchanted guitar

Pixar’s new movie Coco – following the story of young boy, Miguel, captivated by the musicianship of dead guitar player Ernesto de la Cruz – brings with it a strong message to follow your heart and achieve your dreams. Pixar have just released the first trailer for their new animated film, which will be released in cinemas in November in the US and December in the … Continue reading Pixar movie, Coco, follows a boy’s magical journey after finding an enchanted guitar

Island Earth: Documentary examines how the world’s population can be fed without destroying the planet

Island Earth is a documentary film that tells the story of a young indigenous scientist’s journey in Hawaii, through the corn fields of GMO companies and loi patches of traditional elders, revealing modern truths and ancient values that can save the future of our food. Island Earth follows Malia Chun, Cliff Kapono, and Dustin Barca – three Hawaiians seeking to make Hawaii a beacon of hope … Continue reading Island Earth: Documentary examines how the world’s population can be fed without destroying the planet

Karim Iliya: Capturing the essence of Mother Earth by drone

Drone footage is one of the ways in which we can bring the world into our homes, and professional aerial cinematographer, Karim Iliya, has captured the world by drone not only for our visual pleasure but to “create appreciation in order to help protect our delicate ecosystems on Earth”. Highlighting the world’s natural beauty and landscapes, Pachamama: The World by Drone, is a stunning, awe-inspiring, jaw-dropping … Continue reading Karim Iliya: Capturing the essence of Mother Earth by drone

Jennifer Mourin: Gaia at the heart of art

Just before artist Jennifer Mourin puts gouache to canvas, it is the Universe that she calls upon to confirm her inkling. The self-taught artist, based in Malaysia, has grown up with a strong awareness of the world she inhabits. Working with gouache, acrylic and oils, her art features and celebrates strong women in all facets of their daily lives – women responding to the on-going … Continue reading Jennifer Mourin: Gaia at the heart of art

Cryptik’s Ahimsa stencil honours the endangered green sea turtle

LA-based street artist, Cryptik, known for his spiritual street art has created stunning stencils of endangered green sea turtles, embossed with gold foil stamping, in his artistic efforts to help “save our seas”. The print, entitled ‘Ahimsa’ – the Sanskrit word for non-violence or compassion, is a beautiful stencil featuring East Asian calligraphic lettering in Cryptik’s artistic honour of the green sea turtle. Green turtles, … Continue reading Cryptik’s Ahimsa stencil honours the endangered green sea turtle

Hayao Miyazaki: Exploring the themes of the director’s magical anime

Hayao Miyazaki, the much celebrated Japanese animator, may have “officially” retired in 2013, but fans knew he would re-surface at some point, marking his return to the drawing board and big screen with his magical anime. The movie he came out of retirement to make is called Kemushi No Boro (Boro the Caterpillar). Little is known about this short animation, that is expected to premiere at … Continue reading Hayao Miyazaki: Exploring the themes of the director’s magical anime

Introducing…Marcus Cadman’s Native American art

Marcus Cadman, a Native American painter of Navajo and Kickapoo heritage, has been creating his own signature contemporary art with “splashes of popism and modernism” from the desert of New Mexico. He talks to Life & Soul Magazine about his work. You’ve described “art” as your calling. Tell us more. It was in college during that time that I decided that art was going to … Continue reading Introducing…Marcus Cadman’s Native American art

Xapiri: Capturing the “spirit” of the Amazon and its communities

Xapiri, an online gallery and shop space, is setting out to spread the “spirit” of the Amazon and its peoples by educating nations further afield on the heritage of these indigenous tribes and their artisan skills. The Amazon is the world’s largest rainforest and the ancestral home to one million Indians. There are approximately 400 tribes with their own language, culture and identity. Through commissioning, … Continue reading Xapiri: Capturing the “spirit” of the Amazon and its communities