VIVID SUBJECTS

Are images our life? Are we being made into images by our habit of documenting life? Does our routine immersion in them dull our perception of reality or does it refine it?

DARK ISSUES

Czech photographer Eva Neužilova introduces her "Dark Issues" series with the main motive of our roots and our bond with exotic nature.

THE ANALOG-DIGITAL DISCUSSION

Hamburg based illustrator Miro Tiebe aka MIRUEL draws the inspiration for his illustrations from an array of different sources, style-wise it's, for example, H.R. Giger or Moebius, as well Philippe Druillerts and the period of Art Deco.

SYMPTOMATIC

The experimental collection from Kristína Dúhová is intended for the leisure activities of Gen Z. It was compiled based on of researched symptoms, which define the Z members.

A SHIVERING SECOND

Hamburg-based, Berlin-born artist Raman Djafari takes us through the beauty of confusion, power of insecurity, and colourful fragments of the human condition.

THE UNDERDOGS PT.3

“Outcasts, pariahs, underdogs, rotten tomatoes, rejects, untouchables, oath-breakers, scapegoats, that's what we call them!”

CAUSES OF HYSTERIA

Johanna Naukkarinen works with theories of feminist image research and currently, she is especially interested in women as objects of scientific gaze and how science has contributed to the very limited view of how women are being represented in media.

THE UNDERDOGS PT.2

“Outcasts, pariahs, underdogs, rotten tomatoes, rejects, untouchables, oath-breakers, scapegoats, that's what we call them!”

ALFA DOG AND ZEBRAVE

"Alfa Dog and Zebrave" series are set in a violent and corrupt world, where people wear animal masks. Matteo's illustrations show ironic, funny and almost childish aspects that are in contrast with the adult topics (guns, violence, crimes).

THE UNDERDOGS PT.1

“Outcasts, pariahs, underdogs, rotten tomatoes, rejects, untouchables, oath-breakers, scapegoats, that's what we call them!”

CZECHIA

Together with Filip Slivka, we’ve published the Czechia zine that was initially only supposed to map the bizarreness we saw around us daily, in a slightly mocking way. At that time, the new official weirdo name for our country, Czechia, was being approved and it seemed to fit our project nicely. In the end, we realized that we actually love all those, at first sight, ridiculous things because they bring a little life into the ruin and routine we are living.

JARMILA

“Late evening, on the first of May – The twilit May – the time of love. Meltingly called the turtle-dove, Where rich and sweet pinewoods lay. Whispered of love the mosses frail, The flowering tree as sweetly lied, The rose's fragrant sigh replied to love-songs of the nightingale." Editorial inspired by the poem “May” from Karel Hynek Mácha.

FRESH TRASH

"Fresh Trash" are the newest collage pieces by Mira Macík that feature painting, drawing, serigraphy, and other techniques.

ONE THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHT

Come here Scheherazade, tell us your story ... Not all of us are as brave as you. Teach us your manners and ways of thinking. Give us your knowledge. Distract us with your beauty and heal our minds, poisoned by rulers. Let us gaze upon your wisdom. Set us free.

WEEKEND

Jul Quanouai invites you to take a glimpse into articulate daydream-y landscapes that could serve as the updated Rorschach test – what you see first tells on you big time. Whether you asked for it or not.

KVASKOVA

Let us introduce the Eastern Slovak band Kvaskova with the charismatic photographs also from Slovak author Lena Luga.

II.

Let's make our second meeting at the consumerist paradise, at the oasis filled with unnecessary goods. Let us entertain you. However, don't forget about the world crisis behind the walls of the supermarket.

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL CITY IN THE WORLD

The title of this photo series work stems from the promotional phrase of current Ljubljana mayor who denoted the capital as the most beautiful city in the world.

THE ONTOLOGY OF A CROP TOP

The night before creating my first crop top was preceded by a day of pondering the mask with which I would cover my face. The act of revealing the belly and accepting an aspect of clothing conventionally considered feminine, was preceded by hiding the face

WICKED GAME

I put you on a pedestal of my fantasies as a muse. Since then, I've been feeling magnetized and primitive at the same time. What kind of mask do you want to wear today ?

COLLECTOR CARDS

This series by Ludovic Boulard Le Fur was inspired by his passion for collecting trading cards. He made the series in the train during one year because he was spending more time in transports than anywhere.

HUNGRY HUNTER

Last night I dreamed of chickens, there were chickens everywhere, they were standing on my stomach, they were nesting in my hair, they were pecking at my pillow, they were hopping on my head, they were ruffling up their feathers as they raced about my bed.

POST–SOVIET: OTHERNESS AND THE AESTHETIC OF DISAPPEARANCE

Why is it that our Instagram feed and fancy farfetched wish-lists are suddenly flooded with Cyrillic adorned football wear and brutalist repurposed cold war buildings?

EX.TREME EX.STREAM

Don't follow the stream little boy. Fashion editorial based on our SWARM MAG manifest.

THERE IS SOMETHING WRONG WITH YOUR DEVICE

Through the practice of wandering, I am attentive to the disruptions in our daily environments and ephemeral moments.

I.

You're welcome! Please, accept a chunk of bread and a pinch of salt. Let's be swarm(ed) by Slavic fantasy.
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