Apparently Netflix is targeting viewers based on race

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It’s no secret that our online lives are dictated, at least in some part, by shady algorithms nowadays. Well, Netflix is at least fairly open about the way it directs viewers to certain films, explaining in a 2017 blog post their process of artwork personalisation and how it, “could find the best artwork for each of our members to highlight the aspects of a title that are…

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It’s #DefineBeauty Week on Nowness

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On Thursday, Nowness kicked off their #DefineBeauty week, a special program looking at the provocation and politics of attraction. They got going with Vessel, a film about the work of Dazed Beauty favourite Sarah Sitkin, the LA artist who makes uncanny human body suits, and another film called Isosceles, a meditation on the male gaze from artist Amy Gwatkin. Although starkly different, both…

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Balenciaga are being sued for copying Little Trees air fresheners

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Balenciaga aren’t exactly known for their reserve when it comes to creating products that blatantly copy other brands’ designs. At the label’s AW18 show, creative director Demna Gvasalia addressed the “elephant in the room” that was his Margiela influence by producing his own version of the French…

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Talking Heads: Remain in Light

Each Sunday, Pitchfork takes an in-depth look at a significant album from the past, and any record not in our archives is eligible. Today, we revisit an art-rock masterpiece, a thrilling synthesis of artifice and Afrobeat.

Meet model and musician Torraine Futurum

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Torraine Futurum is a model and musician who grew up and lives in New York. Whether she’s modelling for Gyspy Sport, Teen Vogue or Milk make-up, photographing her own transition (an art project she conducted a few years ago) or else performing her music, Torraine's approach to things is visibly ahead of her time. In fact, when it comes to the passage of time, Torraine prefers not to offer us a numerical age, but instead describes herself with the adjective ‘timeless’.

The…

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Teyana Taylor shares a Gonna Love Me remix with members of the Wu-Tang Clan

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Teyana Taylor has shared a reworked version of her K.T.S.E. track “Gonna Love Me”, with additions from three of hip hop’s most important names: the Wu-Tang Clan’s Ghostface Killah, Method Man, and Raekwon.

In the remix, the Wu-Tang Clan members…

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Teyana Taylor shares a Gonna Love Me remix with members of the Wu-Tang Clan

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Teyana Taylor has shared a reworked version of her K.T.S.E. track “Gonna Love Me”, with additions from three of hip hop’s most important names: the Wu-Tang Clan’s Ghostface Killah, Method Man, and Raekwon.

In the remix, the Wu-Tang Clan members…

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The Intricate Masks of Magnhild Kennedy

Magnhild Kennedy, the Norwegian artist also known as Damselfrau, crafts intricate masks that mix fine art and fashion. She makes these pieces with both textiles and found objects. In a statement, the artist offers her own explanation of this approach: