Your skin’s a flag that shines for us all. Blood Orange, the sonic vehicle for musician Dev Hynes, unveils the self-directed film for Saint – the new single from his fourth record, Negro Swan. Set in Hynes’s Manhattan music studio, Saint combines gauzy synths, vocals and drums, while friends including Ana Kras, Indya Moore, Kai the Black Angel and Sara Cummings and more, hang out in the lounge room, sharing pizza and introspective gazes. Count us in.
The female form in movement shares a story with the ocean in Virgo, a visceral dance short from filmmaker Cloudy Rhodes.
“I think it’s so powerful for young girls to see other girls playing in bands. Knowing I’ve encouraged young girls to play music has given me a real sense of empowerment.” Get to know musician and DJ Scarlett Stevens.
“The simplest form of joy is a really electric, dynamic interaction with another human. The kind where you both feel instantly elevated by the exchange.” Writer Anna Harrison on her craft, the art of the greeting card and the words she lives by.