Camilla Diedrich is a Swedish designer who does all sorts of installation and textiles works, including some pieces for IKEA (what any good Swede should do)! Wallpapers, in their current common incarnations, haven’t quite lived up to their previous glories during the Renaissance and Victorian eras, but Diedrich’s newest “Nature Ray Charles Wallpaper” is bringing wallpapering into a new age. This wallpaper is lit by fiber optics to create luminescent florals that will help make any living room whimsically compelling. Available in six different colors in panels of 260cm x 135cm. One panel is available for 1699 Swedish Kroner (205 USD / 158.56 EURO) through her website.
Vee Hua 華婷婷
Vee Hua 華婷婷 (they/them) is a writer, filmmaker, and organizer with semi-nomadic tendencies. Much of their work unifies their metaphysical interests with their belief that art can positively transform the self and society. They are the Editor-in-Chief of REDEFINE, Interim Managing Editor of South Seattle Emerald, and Co-Chair of the Seattle Arts Commission. They also previously served as the Executive Director of the interdisciplinary community hub, Northwest Film Forum, where they played a key role in making the space more welcoming and accessible for diverse audiences.
Vee has two narrative short films. Searching Skies (2017) touches on Syrian refugee resettlement in the United States; with it, they helped co-organize The Seventh Art Stand, a national film and civil rights discussion series against Islamophobia. Reckless Spirits (2022) is a metaphysical, multi-lingual POC buddy comedy for a bleak new era, in anticipation of a feature-length project.
Vee is passionate about cultural space, the environment, and finding ways to covertly and overtly disrupt oppressive structures. They also regularly share observational human stories through their storytelling newsletter, RAMBLIN’ WITH VEE!, and are pursuing a Master’s in Tribal Resource and Environmental Stewardship under the Native American Studies Department at the University of Minnesota.View all articles
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