Lifestyle 

MODEL ACTIVISTS & MODEL INFLUENCERS

By Kirsten Humphreys @kirstenhumphreys They’re starting a movement- fearless and confident. Nothing to lose and everything to gain. The ones that have a message, and are using their god damn voices to project it loud and clear for the world to hear. We better listen to them, because one way or another, they’re making their mark. In a previous article, I addressed the issues around Model Standards and why socially they’re not acceptable. Turns out, I’m not the only one that thinks this. Standing up for themselves and committed to…

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Lifestyle 

THE TOP FESTIVAL FASHION TRENDS OF 2017

By Kirsten Humphreys                                                                                               @kirstenhumphreys Splendour in the Grass- the music festival that sees thousands of people make their way to the mid-winter pilgrimage in Byron Bay’s Northern Grass Lands, has come to a groovesque conclusion for 2017. If there was one thing noted during this exploration of music and art, that is with fashion anything goes. Whether you were moshing at one of the four music stages, exploring the science tent or perusing the various food/ fashion stalls on offer, these five fashion trends where the ultimate festival-goers’ essentials….

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Photography 

Juno Calypso “lampoons corporate medicine” in A Girl’s Guide to Egg-Freezing, for Topic

Juno Calypso: A Girl’s Guide to Egg-Freezing, for Topic Photographer Juno Calypso has shot a photo essay for US platform Topic, titled A Girl’s Guide to Egg-Freezing. Taking darkly comedic self-portraits, characteristic of her previous series The Honeymoon Suite and Joyce, the five images tell the story of a woman’s potential “egg-freezing journey”. It begins with “Step One: Get Scared” and charts the injections, harvesting experience, and costs, each with a caption laying bare the reality of the process. The series is “humorous with bite,” explains Topic’s photography editor Caroline Smith. “Tone was a big…

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Photography 

Life through the lens of enchanting photographer Vicki King

Photographer Vicki King has a truly magical view of the world through her enchantingly hue-filled lens. Born in the Midlands and now based in London following a degree at London College of Communication, Vicki’s portfolio features a lush bunch of commissions from British and US Vogue, i-D and Isabel Marant to name just a few. “Since discovering photography, mostly by accident, she has become fascinated with the emotionality of images – using the medium to create a space that lies somewhere between the real and the imagined,” explains the photographer’s biography. “Her work…

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Technology 

Nadia Sablin’s photographs blur the boundaries between “documentary and fictional storytelling”

Russia-born photographer Nadia Sablin uses the medium to investigate “the relationship between documentary and fictional storytelling and explores the larger world through close personal narratives”. An example of this is Together and Alone a poignant series she completed as a graduate thesis project while studying an MFA at Arizona State University. The result is a series of photographs that stunningly document life in a way that is familiar, but still leave you with a sense of something peculiar. When Nadia first arrived in Arizona she “set about exploring this new alien location…

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Uncategorized 

Actress Empress Njamah Talks About Marriage And Her Behind Not Being Enlarged.

Empress Njamah addressing her behind and why she is not married…. On Body enhancement….   I did not enhance my buttocks.  I have always had big buttocks. Whoever says I tampered with my bottom is a learner. I actually reduced my buttocks because I used to like to wear a particular design and size.    As a result, I had to lose weight to fit into it. My bottom reduced when I lost some weight. I’m not against people enhancing their bodies.      They have their reasons for doing so…

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World 

JAMB Rleases Cut-Off Marks For Admission into Tertiary institutions

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has fixed the cut off marks for tertiary institutions. Ishaq Oloyede, registrar, JAMB, made this known on Tuesday at the policy meeting of the stakeholders of tertiary institutions in Abuja. He said the stakeholders unanimously agreed that the minimum cut-off marks for university degree is to stand at 120. The stakeholders, according to him, pegged that of polytechnic to be 100, colleges of education 100, while national innovative enterprise institution remained at 110 marks. The registrar said the timelines for admission of first…

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World 

Bayelsa Constituents Threaten To Recall Murray Bruce For Being An ‘Abuja Senator’

Constituents of Bayelsa East Senatorial District of Bayelsa State have threatened to begin a process of recalling Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, representing the constituency in the Senate. The angry constituents, comprising mainly students, accused the ‘common sense’ Senator of neglecting them as well as having no plans for his constituency. Murray-Bruce’s constituency comprises Nembe, Brass and Ogbia local government areas of the state. Leaders of student bodies for the three LGAs dropped their recall threat in a statement on Tuesday. The statement was signed by Samuel Tari (Nembe), Ambrose Joseph (Brass)…

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