GAD Magazine

Issue 02

"All Girls Are Spicy"

Fall 2018

In this issue, ACHRAKAT EL FIDORI gives a summary of MICHAL GOLDMAN’s 1975 documentary on the legendary Egyptian singer UMM KULTHUM. SOPHIE ARNI and EV ZVEREV ask SHIRIN NESHAT about her thoughts on fame, success, and her latest feature film ‘Looking for Umm Kulthum’. NAITING SO MO presents her five Spice Girls of Buenos Aires: KEITYMOON, CELINA PLA, JESSICA KESSEL, GALAXIA EXTRAVAGANCIA and DJ $USTANCIA. In New York City, BLAIR CANNON directs American Beauty, a beauty story shot by HEATHER HAZZAN with nine girls redefining the new Asian-American face. In Berlin, CHARLOTTE DE BEKKER opens up about her story from the Arabian Gulf to the Berlin underground. We also asked MICHELE LAMY what artworks she would like to own. AYESHA MALIK shares an intimate moment of feminine sunset in Saudi Arabia while ALI AL SHEHABI shoots TOQA in Tokyo, for our fashion editorial. FANFAN from COLORNAILS and MADDY from ISLA talk setting up a nail salon and color trends for Fall 2018, and much, much more in 110 pages.


Editor-in-Chief: SOPHIE ARNI

 

Contributors: ACHRAKAT EL FIDORI, EV ZVEREV, BLAIR CANNON, CHRISTOPHER BENTON, NAITING SO MO, JULIA SAUBIER, GK

Graphic contributions by GK and SANTIAGO TAUZIN

 

Cover photographed by HEATHER HAZZAN

Interviews with SHIRIN NESHAT, MICHELE LAMY, MARIA KOCH 
and FARAH AL QASIMI

 

110 pages

100% bilingual: English - Japanese

 

Printed in Tokyo, Japan

 

GAD Magazine Issue 02 is now available online.

GAD Magazine

Issue 01

"Street Futures"

Spring 2018

SOPHIE ARNI writes an in-depth review of Tokyo art collective SIDE CORE, constructing a new meaning of Japanese street art landscape. In an exclusive interview, painter, photographer and filmmaker YANG YONGLIANG shares his visions of Shanghai's rapid urban development, while street artist BABU explains how he was inspired by JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT to skate throughout the streets of Fukushima. Meanwhile in Buenos Aires, curator NATALIA SOSA MOLINA recounts the past 20-year history of her city's graffiti scene. Artist AL ANOOD AL OBAIDLY gives her take on making art from found objects in Abu Dhabi. As our editorial, blogger ASHLEY AL BUSMAITI redefines modest wear and models GLOBAL ART DAILY x abu dhabi F/W 2017 collection ‘Abu Dhabi is the New Calabasas’. Shanghai-based writer VERONICA HERNANDEZ uncovers what Rap takes from the Renaissance, and SOPHIE ARNI explains why VIRGIL ABLOH says ‘Streetwear is a new movement of Contemporary Art’. Music critic and writer ISABELLE GALET-LALANDE interviews Dev from SLIM SET and discusses cross-cultural dialogues in grime happening outside the North American music industry. She also recommends 'Street Futures' best songs to listen to and Instagram accounts to follow. 

Editor-in-Chief: SOPHIE ARNI

 

Contributors: NATALIA SOSA MOLINA, AL ANOOD AL OBAIDLY, ISABELLE GALET-LALANDE, EV ZVEREV, VERONICA HERNANDEZ 

Graphic contributions by EV ZVEREV and AL ANOOD AL OBAIDLY.

 

Cover designed by EV ZVEREV 

Interviews with YANG YONGLIANG, BABU, SLIM SET and ASHLEY AL BUSMAIT

 

76 pages 

100% bilingual: English - Japanese

 

Printed in Tokyo, Japan

Issue 01 on our e-shop.

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