Tagarchief: Shifting Identities

United Colors of Benetton: gender equality campaign

#UnitedByHalf: Benetton launches gender equality campaign in India

Gender equality may not be a right most fashion brands strive for, but women empowerment and equality is definitely a priority for Italian fashion label United Colors of Benetton. On International Women’s Day, taking place on March 8, the retailer is set to launch its latest campaign which is aimed at promoting gender equality in one of its leading global markets, India.

Source: https://fashionunited.uk/news/fashion/unitedbyhalf-benetton-launches-gender-equality-campaign-in-india/2017030723790


Are men and women equal?

According to Van de Beek, from Stellingdames, the people in The Netherlands are “gender blind”. “We are still convinced that our country is very tolerant and that everything and everyone is equal. But the numbers tell a very different story. ”

Source: http://nos.nl/artikel/2161956-zijn-man-en-vrouw-wel-zo-gelijk-in-nederland.html

Recycling CO2

“We recycle plastic, paper and metal; why can’t we recycle CO2?” Paul Bunje, Principal and Senior Scientist or Energy and Environment at XPRIZE, asked.

And now, not only have we recycled CO2, but there’s a tangible prototyped product from materials composed of the repurposed greenhouse gas. It happens to be a sneaker.

Source: http://www.coolhunting.com/tech/nrg-co2-sneaker

Experimental face paint portraits

Experimental Face Paint Portraits

Photographer Andy Lo Po and English art director Gem Fletcher recently released the Experiments series, which explores the concept of identity. For many photographers, makeup is a useful way to transform models into different characters. This series goes beyond makeup in order to convey the idea of a second skin in a striking new way.

Source: http://www.trendhunter.com/trends/experiments-series