Make Way for Norway’s Musical Newcomers
August 22, 2019
Leave your Scandi-pop assumptions behind; these emerging Norwegian musicians defy expectations.
Valeria Luiselli Questions the Nature of Borders in a Novel Without Boundaries
February 27, 2019
In Lost Children Archive, the Mexican writer tells the story of a family journeying from Manhattan to the U.S.-Mexican border.
Oyinkan Braithwaite’s Lethal Feminine Fiction
December 18, 2018
In her darkly clever debut novel, ‘My Sister, the Serial Killer,’ the Nigerian author spins a darkly clever tale of revenge and feminine power.
Performance artist Mette Ingvartsen is a student of the (sometimes) sinister history of human sexuality
October 1, 2018
The Danish performance artist puts our private sex lives and pornographic fantasies on full, uninhibited display.
The Shacks are more than an iPhone commercial band
March 30, 2018
This New York duo creates a dream-pop world with a vintage vibe.
Listen to the raucous tunes of England’s pop rebel Yungblud
March 12, 2018
By skewering the status quo, the British newcomer is making pop music that forces us to think.
Haris Epaminonda’s work transforms ordinary objects into abstract art
December 8, 2017
The artist strips meaning from objects to invite a new perspective.
Why Leelee Kimmel traded the silver screen for the art gallery
December 8, 2017
The former actor—who became famous after appearing in 1999’s Eyes Wide Shut—left behind the velvet ropes for a quiet career in art.
Deaf actress Millicent Simmonds has a message for those who are different
November 1, 2017
The 14-year-old is starring in her first ever film, Todd Haynes’s Wonderstruck.
The Walking Dead’s Lauren Cohan is set on survival
October 17, 2017
With everything at stake—in every sense of the word—actress Lauren Cohan has managed to navigate her way through a whopping 100 episodes of the hit AMC show.
Have a burning secret? Dial this number
August 11, 2017
Artists Gideon Jacobs and Gregor Hochmuth’s Confession connects anonymous callers to anonymous listeners, all to relieve themselves of their innermost thoughts
Artists at Work: Maya Lin
August 10, 2017
At 21, Maya Lin was chosen to design the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. It’s a credit that’s followed—rather, chased the artist since 1981. Now, at 57, it’s a matter of fact to say it’s only one small facet of an ever-expanding practice.
July 31, 2017
“I had been on the road touring the first record, and then I came back and I took a very long, deep breath for a year whilst writing,” says 25-year-old musician Marika Hackman. The result of that extended inhale and exhale is I’m Not Your Man, Hackman’s sophomore album, which is equal parts passionate and introspective.
July 27, 2017
Aurora is a poetic author of art-pop, a dazzling performer, and an unaffectedly curious artist. Here, she tells us about dreaming with eyes open, her bug collection, and more.
July 26, 2017
Jakob Ogawa is a soulful 20-year-old who credits his start in music to two individuals: his mom and Prince.
July 25, 2017
The four jazz-trained musicians behind Pom Poko, a genre-bending Norwegian group that’s less than a year old, are making “a new Nordic thing,” they say, “to get out of that frozen synth-pop.”
Anna of the North
July 24, 2017
Get to know Anna of the North, the 28-year-old Norwegian making soft, soul-bearing electro-pop.
July 21, 2017
Meet Amanda Delara, the 20-year-old musician from Nes, Norway writing about rebellion.
July 20, 2017
In April, Swedish four-piece Little Dragon released their fifth album, Season High, a collection of tracks that once again proves the synth-heavy pop band is capable of both triumphant, upbeat numbers and intimate, yet sweeping songs.
July 20, 2017
As Grey Worm on Game of Thrones, Jacob Anderson is largely silent, standing loyally behind Daenerys Targaryen and leading the Unsullied. In real life, Anderson is affable, forthcoming, and certainly not quiet; under the name Raleigh Ritchie, he makes playful pop- and R&B-inflected music.