Bushfire Brandalism Replaces Ads With Activism Posters

Australia’s Bushfire Brandalism collective uses guerrilla tactics to occupy high-traffic spots reserved for traditional advertising, replacing them with thoughtful protest posters pertaining to the government’s inaction regarding climate change and the country’s ongoing bushfires. The group (made up of 41 artists, including Stanislava Pinchuk, ghostpatrol, Leans, and Tom Gerrard) has successfully replaced 78 advertisements so far. As one member explains, “We do not accept that …

Hinds: Good Bad Times

Members of Spanish four-piece Hinds (Carlotta Cosials, Ana Perrote, Ade Martin and Amber Grimbergen) turn into superheroes for the video accompanying their just-released English/Spanish song “Good Bad Times.” While this new track is a more glossy, pop-inflected tune than their previous music (which leans toward garage rock), it retains some of that lo-fi, scuzzy nature fans have grown to expect. With a summery vibe, “Good …

160 Years of Food Photography

While many roll their eyes when people stand on a seat to snap a photo of their meal, it’s worth remembering that food photography has a long history—one that predates Instagram by over 150 years. And, as Susan Bright (author of Feast for the Eyes: The Story of Food in Photography and co-curator of the current exhibition of the same name) says, it’s not about …