Live Conversations: ikon-1, Fashion and Web 3.0
In the lead up to the release of ikon-1, SHOWstudio hosted a series of live conversations with experts from fashion and technology to discuss the industry's future in Web 3.0.
"I'M A THUG, BUT I SWEAR FOR 3 DAYS I CRIED"
SHOWstudio and Nick Knight employed artificial intelligence to create a unique visual response to Mettamodernist's Afroabsurdist poetry.
Video: “FALSE SKULLS #003: MUMBLE RAPS.”
Nick Knight fashioned a visual response to the Afroabsurdist poem “FALSE SKULLS #003: MUMBLE RAPS” by Mettamodernist.
Image Gallery: "I'M A THUG, BUT I SWEAR FOR 3 DAYS I CRIED."
Kendario La'Pierre created a series of images in response to Mettamodernist's poems from their book "I'M A THUG, BUT I SWEAR FOR 3 DAYS I CRIED."
Yet to be Born: Mettamodernist
Crafting stories that tell the diaspora of the black experience through absurd and surreal lenses, creative Mettamodernist created an AfroAbsurdist film.
Instagram Takeover: Contribute.to
We asked nine artists as part of Contribute.to, to take over our Instagram in April, 2021. Each day saw the artist respond to a different question asked by the SHOWstudio team to uncover their artistic process.
Day 7: Contribute.to
The final day of the online art network's @SHOWstudio Instagram takeover saw artists reflect on the creatives who continue to inspire them daily.
Day 6: Contribute.to
A selection of contemporary artists reveal the main inspirations that feature in their work.
Day 5: Contribute.to
Nine artists reflect on their working environments.
Day 4: Contribute.to
Nine chosen artists reveal the creative projects they're working on in 2021.
Day 3: Contribute To
Artists answer the question: 'How has the pandemic changed the way you work?'
Day 2: Contribute.to
Nine artists reflect on how they deal with the demanding pressure to always be creative.