Janelle Monáe, popstar activist for liberty and emancipation
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Janelle Monáe, popstar activist for liberty and emancipation

Music

Since her début ten years ago, she’s forged her own highly idiosyncratic fusion of pop and R’n’B, which is back in all its stomping danceability on her latest opus, “Dirty Computer”. Abandoning her retro-futurist references, the singer, actress and activist delivers a powerful message of liberty and emancipation.

What we think of the season two of “The Handmaid‘s Tale”
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What we think of the season two of “The Handmaid‘s Tale”

Series

May the series’ fans rest assured: although season two moves on from Margaret Atwood’s novel, it has lost nothing of its intensity. Elisabeth Moss continues to give an impressively nuanced performance, in a Gilead that has lost none of its oppressiveness.

“All the other designers hate me...” Karl Lagerfeld gets ready to tell all
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“All the other designers hate me...” Karl Lagerfeld gets ready to tell all

Fashion

A truly free spirit, Karl has no taboos and doesn’t stonewall. The immense couturier has lost none of the verve that’s made him a cult figure in the fashion world and a veritable pop icon. In a meandering interview, he delivers his reflections on a variety of subjects from First Ladies and Johnny Hallyday’s inheritance issues to the so-called overworking of fashion designers.

Bill Skarsgård is terrifyingly good in Castle Rock, the new series by Stephen King and J. J. Abrams
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Bill Skarsgård is terrifyingly good in Castle Rock, the new series by Stephen King and J. J. Abrams

Series Two years after the science-fiction series 22.11.63, Stephen King and J. J. Abrams are back in cahoots with Castle Rock, a psychological thriller much-anticipated by fans of the American novelist, horror’s true master. Two years after the science-fiction series 22.11.63, Stephen King and J. J. Abrams are back in cahoots with Castle Rock, a psychological thriller much-anticipated by fans of the American novelist, horror’s true master.

Jean-Baptiste Mondino makes Lenny Kravitz’s new video for the track “Low”
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Jean-Baptiste Mondino makes Lenny Kravitz’s new video for the track “Low”

Music A drum, a Michael Jackson holla and Jean-Baptiste Mondino’s camera… For his new track Low, taken from his 11th album, Raise Vibration, Lenny Kravitz summons his legendary groove in a gloriously understated video. A drum, a Michael Jackson holla and Jean-Baptiste Mondino’s camera… For his new track Low, taken from his 11th album, Raise Vibration, Lenny Kravitz summons his legendary groove in a gloriously understated video.

Carlo Mollino’s erotic Polaroids inspire Jeremy Scott for Moschino
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Carlo Mollino’s erotic Polaroids inspire Jeremy Scott for Moschino

Photography It was only when he died that Carlo Mollino’s erotic Polaroids came to light at his villa in Turin. Countless images of half-naked anonymous women caught in lascivious poses. For his sublime fall-winter 2018/19 pre-collection, Jeremy Scott drew inspiration from these saucy pictures taken in the Italian architect, designer and photographer’s spare time. It was only when he died that Carlo Mollino’s erotic Polaroids came to light at his villa in Turin. Countless images of half-naked anonymous women caught in lascivious poses. For his sublime fall-winter 2018/19 pre-collection, Jeremy Scott drew inspiration from these saucy pictures taken in the Italian architect, designer and photographer’s spare time.

Interview with Sama Abdulhadi, the DJ who gave Palestine techno music
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Interview with Sama Abdulhadi, the DJ who gave Palestine techno music

Music In 2010, producer and DJ Sama Abdulhadi was the first person to introduce deep and dirty techno beats to her home country of Palestine. She used to sign her tracks under the name of Skywalker without the faintest idea someone called Luke had already nabbed that moniker – she hadn’t seen a single film in the Star Wars saga. In 2017, she abandoned that stage name and started using her own: Sama Abdulhadi. Numéro caught up with her in Paris, where she’s been living for the last year. In 2010, producer and DJ Sama Abdulhadi was the first person to introduce deep and dirty techno beats to her home country of Palestine. She used to sign her tracks under the name of Skywalker without the faintest idea someone called Luke had already nabbed that moniker – she hadn’t seen a single film in the Star Wars saga. In 2017, she abandoned that stage name and started using her own: Sama Abdulhadi. Numéro caught up with her in Paris, where she’s been living for the last year.

“Envol”, a fashion story by Txema Yeste
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“Envol”, a fashion story by Txema Yeste

Fashion Discover Edita Vilkeviciute in the new exclusive fashion story “Envol” by Txema Yeste. Discover Edita Vilkeviciute in the new exclusive fashion story “Envol” by Txema Yeste.

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“All the other designers hate me...” Karl Lagerfeld gets ready to tell all

“All the other designers hate me...” Karl Lagerfeld gets ready to tell all

Fashion A truly free spirit, Karl has no taboos and doesn’t stonewall. The immense couturier has lost none of the verve that’s made him a cult figure in the fashion world and a veritable pop icon. In a meandering interview, he delivers his reflections on a variety of subjects from First Ladies and Johnny Hallyday’s inheritance issues to the so-called overworking of fashion designers.

Who is Ssion, the virtuoso of underground pop?

Who is Ssion, the virtuoso of underground pop?

Music Avant-gardist and nostalgic for punk culture, Ssion is a hot ticket in today’s underground pop scene. Passionate about art directing music videos, the Kentucky born artist has also worked for notable musicians including Kylie Minogue, Gossip and Peaches. After a 7-year absence, he’s back in the spotlight with a new album entitled O.

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    Who is Yuko Hasegawa, a japanese art authority ?
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    Who is Yuko Hasegawa, a japanese art authority ?

    Art 2018 is a great year for japanese art in France, with a whole host of concerts, dance shows, theatrical events and exhibitions being planned. Top of the bill is hang at the Hôtel Salomon de Rothschild, the work of Yuko Hasegawa, the greatly respected chief curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo. 2018 is a great year for japanese art in France, with a whole host of concerts, dance shows, theatrical events and exhibitions being planned. Top of the bill is hang at the Hôtel Salomon de Rothschild, the work of Yuko Hasegawa, the greatly respected chief curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo.

    Robert Frank : The birth of a legend
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    Robert Frank : The birth of a legend

    Photography Robert Frank’s celebrated portrait of his adopted homeland, the americans, turns 60 this year. To mark the book’s anniversary, les Rencontres d’Arles are organizing a major exhibition tracing Frank’s early career. Numéro art looks back at the photographer’s beginnings up to publication of the book that made his reputation, accompanying them with rare contact sheets from the cult volume. Robert Frank’s celebrated portrait of his adopted homeland, the americans, turns 60 this year. To mark the book’s anniversary, les Rencontres d’Arles are organizing a major exhibition tracing Frank’s early career. Numéro art looks back at the photographer’s beginnings up to publication of the book that made his reputation, accompanying them with rare contact sheets from the cult volume.

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