Blog Alert: From Brazil, With Love!

This is our first Blog Alert, but you can bet we’re starting it off with a good one. The Brazilian blog, From Brazil, With Love, features collages by all types of artists. The idea: artists collage fashion advertisements to create newly remixed works of art.

I love their mission statement. Hear, hear!

“APPROPRIATE TO RECRIATE. DAILY ARTWORKS FROM THE BEST MAGAZINES AROUND THE GLOBE. STYLING THE ALREADY STYLED. DIY. WITHOUT POWER, CORRUPTION AND LIES. SINCE 2008. X”

Go on, choose your poison. Let’s start with Malcolm McLaren.

And move on to Cristina Ricci.

How about Helmut Lang?

And let’s end with a good one… Lara Stone!

Go to their website for more, more, more! More!

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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.

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