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Seitō – A 1910s Japanese Magazine Exclusively For Women

Atlas Obscura have written a brilliant article about a Japanese women's magazine called Seitō. Initially created as a collection of work for women and by women, it slowly became a feminist movement on its own after the Japanese government moved to ban its publication. This only spurred the writers to continue. Feminist Hideko Fukuda wrote …

The European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture

The European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture Launches in Berlin

The European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture has been launched Berlin, aiming to "establish the artistic and cultural presence of Europe’s 12 million Roma people" and led by Roma scholars, activists, and artists. “The European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture will be a hub for Roma self-expression – self-expression which will likely challenge …

Mangle – The Random (Russian) Image Generator

Using images from LiveJournal, Mangle have created a random picture generator that inadvertently showcases annals of Russian culture. This is due to LJ having been sold to Russian media company SUP Media in 2007 and approximately 50% of LiveJournal's audience originating in Russia. From memes to old Soviet architecture to NSFW photos, Mangle offers a look into a relatively private country with a rich …