Hello! Selfie Miami

Like a real-life Tumblr page, artist, author and feminist Kate Durbin created “Hello!Selfie Miami,” a performance piece that occurred last week during Miami Art Week. The response to a man’s attack on Durbin’s piece about teen girls’s selfies manifested in a bunch of young women—dressed as mermaids and covered in Hello Kitty stickers—taking selfies for hours on end, with no interaction with their audience. Durbin …

“Metal is The New Black” by Quiet British Accent

Motorhead and Iron Maiden meets embroidery in this homage to heavy metal designs

Taking something traditionally wholesome and making it a little subversive and much more playful, London-based design duo Quiet British Accent has recently unveiled their Metal is The New Black project. For the series, QBA—aka Sharon and Jason Gale—have created three traditional home embroidery hoops, but are paying homage to metal lettering and graphics. The hand-drawn designs are machine-embroidered to perfection, and the results are playful, …

Róisín Murphy: House of Glass (Maurice Fulton Remix)

Róisín Murphy’s already stunning “House of Glass” from her album Hairless Toys just got a glittery makeover courtesy of US-born, Australia-based DJ and producer Maurice Fulton. A house music veteran, Fulton has added plenty of slap bass onto the track, but it steers clear of becoming corny thanks to subtle yet lush touches, and Murphy’s already sublime and quietly haunting vocals. The remix comes accompanied …