A taste of Norient

Here are a couple of articles that give some idea of the breadth of subject matter on Norient.

Change Is Now

The Swedish Rapper Silvana Imam. Photo: Promo

Feminism is equality where you are not judged by the color of your skin, your social class, sexuality, age, religion, gender, or whether you have a disability or not.” Queer feminist Swedish rapper Silvana Imam questions privileges and fights for a global feminist movement.”

Queer feminist Swedish rapper Silvana Imam questions privileges and fights for a global feminist movement. However, the interview shows that her protest is not made out of empty slogans, but out of strong beliefs. From the Norient book «Seismographic Sounds» (see and order here).


Heavy Metal Queens

Katie Dekesu. From the series «The Queens of Marok».  Photo: Paul Shiakallis.

In Botswana, heavy metal is a source of female empowerment. Philipp Rhensius talked with South African photographer Paul Shiakallis about obstacles and chances of representing strong womanhood in a patriachal society.


Salome MC – A Quiet Storm

Salome MC at Kakaako district in Honolulu, Hawaii/US (Photo © by Shaneika Aguilar)

Despite being one of the first female Iranian rappers, Salome MC has no interest in perpetuating the current state of the music business. To her, it is about letting the music speak for itself. A portrait on one of the artists who collaborated on the first season of “1+1 – Worldwide Recording Project.”

Read the full article on Norient.com:
http://norient.com/stories/salome-mc-a-quiet-storm/

 

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