No matter how you take your OJ, pulp Magazine is a refreshing glass filled with the diverse talents of the London arts community. A zine based out of the Visual Arts Department at Western, pulp has earned itself a slot on popular downtown store shelves. With support from the likes of American Apparel and City Lights Book Shop, the ambitious magazine quenches readers’ thirst for local artistic expression.
Jacqueline Mok, a third year visual arts student, pioneered the zine as Editor-in-Chief in September. Known for her whimsical, child-like characters, Mok explores a variety of mediums with her art—from screen-printing to video installations.
After discovering the London beyond Richmond Row, this young artist became eager for a citywide community. “I wanted to encourage students to go out, and create opportunities for them to meet established artists,” says Mok, emphasizing that students are often oblivious to the dynamic arts scene. Continue reading →
2011 was a lively year in politics. Between deaths, wars, revolutions and riots, the global political landscape over the past year was nothing if not captivating. Here are the mitZine’s picks for the top 10 political events that held our attention in 2011.
When watching an award show, the average person may feel a sense of pride when a celebrity from their country comes out strong.
Without a doubt it can feel great to know someone successful is representing your country, or city, or whatever, but does this mean we are obligated to be proud of them solely because of where they were born?
Justin Bieber started out as an average kid from Stratford, Ontario, who had a dream of becoming a successful musician. However, I think we all know his dream has instead rapidly turned into an almost frightening market scheme.