Art helps describe what can’t be explained with words, feelings that can’t be easily described vocally are perfectly illustrated on a canvas for others to view. Painter Loribelle Spirovski used her passion for art to distract her from the challenges she faced in life after migrating to Australia from the Philippines at the age of 8.
All writers know that there is a slim chance of getting published, and becoming a bestseller is even more rare. Roxane Gay, however, has done both. Gay, 43 of Nebraska is an author, editor, essayist, professor, and columnist. She has over ten published works including fiction, non-fiction, comics, and a memoir.
Today social media has given fans and onlookers a snapshot into the lives of their favorite entertainers. Platforms such as Instagram or Twitter are providing a level of accessibility that was not available before the rise of the social media. The public is now privy to aspects of celebrities’ endeavors outside of what they are known for. Social media is a great way to market projects such as films, charities, and music. When utilized correctly these sites provide direct consumer access.
The video gaming community is somewhat of a subculture worldwide, that has its own icons. These icons aren't household names all the time, unless of course you're talking about a character from the game itself. Each system brought forth different characters to revere, until recently when everything seems to be a reboot of the good old days. Nintendo brought us Mario and Luigi, then of course Sega Genesis gave us Sonic the Hedgehog. PlayStation went on to give us Crash Bandicoot and Lara Croft. These names are as widely known and recognized in pop culture as many people's favorite entertainers and athletes.
South Korea is getting more credit in the mainstream media as its music, food, and fashion gain popularity. Along with the rise of k-pop and Korean restaurants opening in several major cities, the fashion of South Korea is making an imprint in mainstream cultural norms. The street wear has made its way into prestigious fashion shows like Seoul Fashion Week. The public has the opportunity to get a close up view of some of the greatest fashions to hit the runway thanks to Korean fashion photographer Kyunghun Kim.