Riposte’s latest project looks at what it means to be English today

In the wake of finally leaving the EU and this summer’s Euros tournament, 2021 has highlighted some of the best and worst aspects of English culture. Indie mag Riposte’s latest curatorial project, England Your England, therefore arrives at a particularly interesting moment in English history. Borrowing the title from George Orwell’s 1941 essay, in which he attempted to define English...

Jeanine Brito creates dreamlike paintings with a designer’s eye

Canadian artist Jeanine Brito was fascinated by all things creative from a young age. Born in Mainz, Germany to a German mother and Brazilian father, the family eventually ended up near the Rocky Mountains of Alberta in Canada where she spent her formative creative years. “I was obsessed with drawing princesses,” Brito tells CR. “My parents were very supportive thankfully,...

Photo series Perpetual Foreigner reflects on the Asian American experience

“We started concepting the project in late 2020 through a series of casual conversations we were having about Asian American belonging; we identified a common narrative of how Asian Americans are and have been perpetual foreigners in this country,” Andrew Kung and Kathleen Namgung tell CR. “Our goal with Perpetual Foreigner is to recontextualise the gaze in which we visualise...

Nike celebrates Ronaldo’s latest record with honorary pitch

The goal features embroidered text stating ‘Greatness starts with a goal’ and its crossbars show an illustrated timeline of Ronaldo’s career in 15 scenes. Designed by Portuguese artist AkaCorleone, these depict the places that shaped him, significant moments so far and the many accolades he has received. The renovated pitch accompanies an ad from Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam, which features...