Is graffiti vandalism, or art?

Is graffiti vandalism, or art?

In 1977 Brooklyn graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat went by the pseudonym ‘SAMO’; meaning same old shit. As a seventeen year old boy he painted slogans, poems and symbols around the buildings in Lower Manhattan, allowing his work to get some exposure, before it won him an interview with a local magazine. Five years later art … Continue reading

Feature: A good Apple, rotten at the core

Feature: A good Apple, rotten at the core

Have you ever been out and forgotten your phone at home? If you have, you can probably sympathise with my need to find a men’s bathroom and quietly hyperventilate in one of the cubicles. Without my phone I can’t navigate my calendar, I don’t know any important phone numbers and god forbid I look outside … Continue reading

The exciting innovations of today

The exciting innovations of today

Trendwatching.com is a team seasoned analysts who delve into new innovations that will hit the markets shortly. This month it delivers its most fascinating trend analysis ever. I’m not ashamed to admit it left me drooling into my cup of coffee.

The crumbling feminist reality

The crumbling feminist reality

It’s hard to believe that 50 year after The Feminine Mystique launched a new wave of feminist empowerment that the tides would patter away somewhere between then and now. When a female wades through a traditionally testosterone drenched field,  her gender is very much the centre of outside speculation. Julia Gillard’s historic, albeit controversial, climb … Continue reading

The Game Changer

The Game Changer

If you put on a headset to play an online video game these days you may hear party poppers and fresh caffeine drinks being cracked opened in celebration of an R18+ video game rating for Australia, beginning January first of next year. The legislation for the adults-only R18+ category for computer games recently passed Federal … Continue reading