Rebelling Against Labels Through Art

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By guest contributor, Nyanza D

The seemingly endless amount of labels that society forces upon an individual is extremely taxing on the soul. These labels invoke a sense of confusion that’s hard to shake once a person has fallen victim to the imaginary rulebook they come with. But, there’s a silver lining in all this. The good shit also known as art, which has historically been used as a form of protest, is then born. What would our world be without it? A few simple terms can be used to describe such thing: boring, yawn, wack, dry, a drag, a dub–you get the picture. A digital artist who enjoys challenging those societal labels shares how they empower her to simply keep creating.
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Surviving New Yawk City As A PR Girl

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By guest contributor, Julia Meyer

Famously known as the city that never sleeps, New York City is home to bustling communities of professionals in the fashion, finance, arts and, recently, tech industries among others. Naturally, it’s the go-to place for all things chic and fast-paced which is very captivating yet, at the same time, can become exhausting as hell. There’s no such thing as a regular day in the big apple, for every waking moment is filled with suspense and surprise. But, as the saying goes, if you can make it here you can make it anywhere (ya heard?!). So, exactly what does getting through the day entail? Allow a twenty-something from the outer boroughs with a job in one of the most coveted fields to show you the ropes.   Continue reading “Surviving New Yawk City As A PR Girl”