Music and Yoga meet with Dérive and Nike Yoga

Music and Yoga meet with Dérive and Nike Yoga

Giulia Guido · 11 months ago · Music

How many of you during the weeks of lockdown have been looking for ways to relax your body and mind? Not being able to leave the house, but feeling the need to take care of their mental and physical health, thousands of people across Italy and around the world started to search online for what was right for them.
In the middle of last year, the great demand for guided activities led to the birth of Dérive, a digital project that allows anyone to work out at home, which immediately had the support of Nike Yoga

The first result of the collaboration between Dérive and Nike Yoga was the Immervise Yoga series, the success of which led to a renewal of the collaboration for a second series of workouts called Passaggi Phase One

Although the situation has changed since last year, that need to take care of oneself has remained, indeed perhaps there has never been so much awareness of the importance of taking time out in a healthy way to disconnect from what fills our lives and regain balance.
For this very reason, Dérive and Nike Yoga have renewed their partnership once again by presenting the Passaggi Phase 2 series of workouts. For the occasion, 3 online lessons have been developed, also held by Marco Migliavacca, which will see the music of three exceptional artists put at the service of those who will follow the video sessions. 

Lunar with Fight Pausa 

It starts today, Thursday 17 June, with “Lunar”, a session built around the salute to the moon. In this case the slow and reflective sequences will be accompanied by the sounds of Fight Pausa.
Carlo Luciano Porrini, aka Fight Pausa, is a musician, producer and sound designer from the province of Varese, who has collaborated with artists of the calibre of Massimo Pericolo and MYSS KETA, but also with brands such as Off-White, Slam Jam, C.P. Company and Nike. 

Moreover, a few years ago together with Palazzi d’Oriente he created the musical project 72-HOUR POST FIGHT, which was also the protagonist of one of our Vinyl that you can listen to HERE

Solar with Sara Berts 

We continue with “Solar”, the second session scheduled for Wednesday 30 June. This time the lesson will be dedicated to more energetic and active yogi sequences built around the sun salutation. Sara Berts‘ electronic experiments, which fit perfectly with the exercises, could not be missing on this occasion.
Born in Turin, Sara Berts focuses her work on an original mix of natural elements and electronics. On 30 April, she released Ayni, her first EP, which encapsulates all the ethereal nuances of her music. 

Stellar with IOKOI

Concluding Passaggi Phase 2 will be the “Stellar” session on Wednesday 14 July, which will facilitate the unfolding of the body to elevate the gaze and unite the individual and the personal. Keeping participants company will be the hypnotic sound of IOKOI.
Based in Zurich, IOKOI, stage name of Mara Miccichè, is a sound artist who loves to experiment, as demonstrated by her second album released a few months ago, which mixes music and video with olfactory and visual arts. 

Three unique artists who stand out for their original and experimental approach to music will accompany you during the three lessons that will help you regain control of your body and mind. 

Dérive’s Phase 2 Passages series and Nike Yoga will be available on the Nike Training app

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Collater.al & Brillo. Together in the name of the love of illustration

Collater.al & Brillo. Together in the name of the love of illustration

Giulia Guido · 5 days ago · Art

We need new imagery, created in pencil, pen, black and white or colour, drawn on a sheet of paper or digitally. We also need a place where we can admire and immerse ourselves in these imaginaries. And what if this place were actually two? 
Collater.al and Brillo have joined forces to give even greater prominence to illustrators who are ready to take us into their world. 

Over the next few months, the Instagram profiles of @collater.al and @brillo_magazine will feature the work of these young talents, who promptly responded to the open call launched by the two magazines, and which you can always review here. 

DANIELE MORGANTI

LORENA SPURIO aka WABISABI

 
 
 
 
 
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SOFIA ROMAGNOLO aka AZZURROSCURO

 
 
 
 
 
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MARIANNA POGGIONI

 
 
 
 
 
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CHARLOTTE LE BLEU

BERTRAND AZNAR

ANTONIO COLOMBONI aka SCOMBINATO

SHUT UP CLAUDIA

EDOARDO MARCONI aka RADIOCOMANDERO

Cover by Carlotte Le Bleu

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“Okja” in ten frames

“Okja” in ten frames

Giulia Guido · 4 days ago · Art

Okja” is a 2017 film directed by Bong Joon-ho. Although it did not rake in awards like the subsequent “Parasite“, “Okja” ranks among the South Korean director’s best works and features an ensemble cast that includes Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano, Lily Collins, Giancarlo Esposito, and Jake Gyllenhaal.

The film tells the story of a young girl who for most of her life has raised a genetically modified “super pig,” building a bond of mutual affection with him. But their lives are set to change drastically as the industry that actually created the animal must take it back to begin the slaughtering process.
This is an exposing film against the mistreatment of animals within the meat industry that manages to deal with the topic by focusing on empathy and friendship. For this very reason in 2019 it was named one of the most influential films of the decade by the New York Times. 

In “Okja,” the state of mind of the protagonist and her animal are reflected in the colors of the sets and the choices related to the cinematography, curated by Darius Khondji (Seven, Midnight in Paris, Uncut Gems), which manage to completely capture the viewer. 

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The illusion of calm in the illustrations of Kento IIDA

The illusion of calm in the illustrations of Kento IIDA

Tommaso Berra · 4 days ago · Art

You know the sky on certain summer days, when you couldn’t find a cloud miles away and everything above our heads is a delicate blue, the color of the sweetest of spun sugars? Illustrator Kento IIDA finds in this atmosphere of calm the inspiration for his works, images of tranquil landscapes but leaving an atmosphere of suspicion, as if something unforeseen will happen soon, or as if something unforeseen has just happened, far from the eyes of possible witnesses.
In these vignettes there are always elements or signs that suggest a movement that breaks the calm, sometimes the movement has already happened or is in progress, as in the case of cars launching from bridges or space missiles lifting angular clouds to the sky like marble sculptures.

Kento IIDA (who is based in Tokyo) incorporates elements of Japanese tradition in his illustrations, thus traditional buildings and views of snow-capped peaks that hint at Mount Fuji appear in these ambiguous scenes, as well as baseball players, a national sport in Japan and probably the artist’s favorite.
There are not only clear skies in the views, however; poetry is also provided by clouds, often single and isolated, or by gloomy skies that sound like an omen, in an increasingly suspended and uncertain time.

Kento IIDA | Collater.al
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Vickie Vainionpää’s code-generated works

Vickie Vainionpää’s code-generated works

Tommaso Berra · 1 day ago · Art

Artistic expression is now no longer bound only to manual gesture, and in some cases not even to the artist’s choice. Vickie Vainionpää‘s works in fact follow that artistic strand in which works are the result of codes, of an algorithm that creates unpredictable solutions by reworking basic information. The Montreal-based artist creates his works through a generative code, which traces a certain number of points placed in a Cartesian plane.
The result is that of twisted shapes like guts or extraterrestrial organic creatures, in which even the color and shades are dictated by the generative code.

The forms are then the basis for oil paintings on canvas, in which the digital forms acquire a presence and matter through the texture of the support, the shadows and the layering of color. Some of these canvases are recently on display in New York at The Hole NYC gallery for the artist’s solo exhibition entitled “Software.”
In Vickie Vainionpää’s works, the relationship between man and machine merges, the physical and virtual experience become interconnected to the point of blurring the genesis of everything. Who creates? Who is created by whom? A series of questions that help read and complicate the present.

Vickie Vainionpää | Collater.al
Vickie Vainionpää | Collater.al
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