Kaleidoscope Magazine Issue 32 Arthur Jafa

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Kaleidoscope Magazine

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On this issue, a portrait of Berlin-based artist Anna Uddenberg by Lukas Wassmann introduces a themed survey on The New Domestic Landscape, exploring art at the intersection of domesticity, technology, gender and contemporary lifestyles. Also featuring artists Hannah Levy, Melanie Matranga, Neil Beloufa and Louisa Gagliardi. L.A. based artist and filmmaker Arthur Jafa, whose work negotiates the boundaries between cinematography and art inspired by the power, beauty and alienation of black music. With original photography by Nathanel Turner, an essay by Aria Dean and an interview by artist Dana Hoey. An extensive photo story by TORSO and an essay by fashion researcher Matthew Linde present NYC brand Telfar’s unique approach to the uniform—seamless and mobile, genderless and utopian. Arthur Jafa presents a new photographic series capturing Kiev’s club and queer underground scene as the unexpected site where the “intimate meets the political” in spite of repression and violence. Other highlights from the issue: pre-Internet filmmaker Alex Bag, L.A. street photographer Gusmano Cesaretti, downtown legend Danny McDonald, a look at Beirut’s new creative landscape, Sean Raspet’s sustainable food company Nonfood, the expansive art of Rammellzee, and videotape voyeur Michel AuderThis issue comes with STRETCHED, a unique photo zine by photographer Sam Hiscox that highlights KALEIDOSCOPE’s collaboration with legendary luggage company RIMOWA, inviting Houston native artist/designer Dozie Kanu to put a progressive outlook on this timeless design icon.