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Wales Bonner's vision of Black British intellectualism

In the concluding chapter of a trilogy of collections by designer #WalesBonner revealing the threads between Britain and the Caribbean, "The Light of Black...

A moving dance interpretation of J. Cole's "Be Free"

The journey to the making of this film began with J. Cole’s 2014 song “Be Free”, which decries the systematic killing of black men...

A Gen Z love story set on Italy's Adriatic coast

Like a restless bee looking for the most succulent flowers in a field, Nicola Antonini, this film’s teenage protagonist, buzzes through the streets of...

A visual celebration of legendary saxophonist Pharoah Sanders

Choosing to remain in the shadows, and always searching for the perfect reed, saxophonist Pharoah Sanders is one of the unspoken giants of jazz....

Seven dancers overcome the standstill of 2020 in a derelict swimming pool

Hungarian photographer and cinematographer András Ladocsi transmutes the tensions and fears of the past year into a mesmerizing dance for his latest film. “With...

Embracing the various stages of human flourishing

Wax and Wane is a performance piece featuring Hong Kong model and artist Elaine Kwok, made to celebrate life's waxing and waning. "Having control...

Bromance | a Czech tragicomedy

Czech director Jaroslav Moravec returns to NOWNESS with a wry tragicomedy charting the comic fallout between friends after a banal disagreement. As two grown...

Yael Naim x Cindy Sherman at Fondation Louis Vuitton

We follow singer-songwriter Yael Naim on a sonorous sojourn through Fondation Louis Vuitton's exhibition halls to mark its major retrospective of Cindy Sherman’s groundbreaking...

Huang Jiaqi: Self-Portrait

Nowness Asia invited the Beijing-based photographer Huang Jiaqi to create a special film performance for us as part of his ‘Self Portrait’ series, in...