In a world of constant connectivity, we are seeing an alarming trend among countries who are alienating migrants geographically, socially, and politically.
Our own experience with migration has allowed us to understand the duality that encompasses it. Refugees inhabit a space that exists somewhere between the past and the present; the foreign and the familiar; turbulence and stability. Our series of photographs highlights some of these existing juxtapositions, while capturing the varying lenses through which refugees and migrants are viewed.
HMUA: Christina Fiori / @christina_fiori
Production Assistant: Nadine Haffar / @nadine_haffar
Talking about money doesn't have to be taboo. What if we spoke more about the numbers that keep us up at night? What if we shared stories about the cash we spent well, and not just the moments we regretted?
Director: May Truong
Post Production: Victory Social Club
An ongoing project created by Anshuman Iddamsetty to normalize the fat brown body with help from select creators of colour.
Director + Editor: May Truong
Music: Graham Bertie
Gabrielle Boucinha of @oldcéline - an Instagram dedicated to highlighting the Phoebe Philo tenure at Céline. With 134k followers and counting, @oldceline is a testament to the significance and impact of Philo's reign.
Styling, Armand Digdoyo
Art Direction and Styling, Diego Armand. Hair and Makeup, Claudine Baltazar.
"The Outsiders", based on S.E. Hinton’s coming-of-age novel, is a series of tableaus that prompt us to reflect on experiences of racialization, gender, youth, belonging and representation.
Art Director, Stephanie Cheng. Editing, Maureen Grant. Hair and makeup, Kristjan Hayden. Styling, Diego Armand. Actors, Zoe Olsson, Jerrise de Jaun, Kathleen Camaya, Pamela Garces, Khanh Van Vo, Frances Lim Fat, Nuds Swangsang.
A series of re-creations based on my own experiences and memories from adolescence. Memory, culture and the diaspora create an entirely new reality of layered experience, where the struggle to find one’s identity is constantly colliding with what is expected.
Actors, Jade Wong, Queenie Ha, Dat Tang. Assistant, Helen Yousif.
Styling, Diego Armand. Hair, Kristjan Hayden. Makeup, Claudine Baltazar. Set Design, Christina Yan. Assistants, Sam Pierre, Julia Whitmann, Andrea Lee.
New Ho Queen is collective that celebrates Asian Pride. It creates safe spaces and a platform for the Asian LGBTQ community to be seen and heard. It was an honour to create these compelling portraits that show the diversity and beauty of Asian Queers.
Art Direction, Talle Tian. Styling, Jessica Luffman. Hair, Vanessa Garland. Makeup, Arielle Park.
Maylee Todd is a creative powerhouse. She is a musician, installation artist, 3D Mapper, feminist and adventurer. She was photographed at The Great Hall in Toronto.
Art Director and Stylist, Diego Armand. Hair and Makeup, Kristjan Hayden.
Editorial Director, Andrew Sardone. Art Director, Ben MacDonald. Styling, Georgia Groom Hair, Sarah Amson. Makeup, Claudine Baltazar. Photo Editor, Rachel Wine