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Cover for our documentary [SPEAKING NON-ENGLISH] with Costa Rican model and artist Jenny Morris, who’s a Black trans woman.

Elizabeth Lang

PART IV: Bad Bunny’s Puerto Rican Cultural Empire

Jenny Morris is a Costa Rican Black trans woman who’s a self-taught model, artist, and muse. She manifests her muse identity through reggaeton and Bad Bunny’s relatable art and music....

BBDragYoPerreoSolaMain.png. Frame from Bad Bunny’s music video “Yo Perreo Sola,” where he appears in drag. Via Bad Bunny’s YouTube.

Elizabeth Lang

PART III: Bad Bunny’s Puerto Rican Cultural Empire

Bad Bunny built his own Puerto Rican cultural empire by disrupting the United States’ cultural economy with his music and art in Spanish from the streets of Latin America. Here’s...

Bad Bunny holding the Puerto Rican flag during a protest in Puerto Rico in 2019. Photo by Eric Rojas for AFP via Getty Images.

Elizabeth Lang

PART II: Bad Bunny’s Puerto Rican Cultural Empire

Bad Bunny built his own Puerto Rican cultural empire by disrupting the United States’ cultural economy with his Spanish music and art in Spanish from the streets of Latin America....

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Elizabeth Lang

PART V: A 2023 Bien Cabrón in Pursuit of Bad Bu...

I’m Elizabeth Lang, an award-winning Costa Rican multimedia journalist specializing in arts and culture. In this personal essay, I share my process for the biggest story of my career. It’s...

Miniature Western Town, 1962 with Disney characters, image courtesy of Rosella Parra

Rosella Parra

Ross Ward: The Mastermind Behind Tinkertown Museum

The Tinkertown Museum pays tribute to Ross J. Ward, a lifelong prolific artist known for his theme of “recycled folk art environment.” He made art from wooden carvings, collectibles, and...

Grid Petri Pattern

Madelyn Kenney

Petri Dish Art

Petri dish art represents the intersection of art and microbiology, containing a rich history connected to the scientist who crucially advanced the understanding of medicine.

Graffiti in Athens, 2018, Image courtesy of Badseed (Public Domain)

Emma Livingston

Graffiti in Greece

Join writer Emma Livingston as she delves into a long-disputed art form after her recent trip to one of the most graffiti-dense cities in the world: Athens, Greece.

GreenPeace Drone Show

Lily Frye

Drone Art

Drones are best known for capturing scenic aerial views. Artists and designers now use these unmanned vehicles to create 3D immersive experiences. From presidential speeches to Amazon’s Prime Video movie...

Muscat and Rivera lede

Elizabeth Lang

PART II: Reggaeton Visuals

Elliott Muscat and Gian Rivera are two artists and film directors currently creating a visual and aesthetic shift in reggaeton with their music videos for some significant global reggaeton artists....

Courtesy of Art Basel

Emma Segrest

Matching Your Favorite Artists to Must-See Films

Your favorite artist can be an easy way to choose what to watch during your next movie night. Artists possess distinct styles, ideas, and aesthetics that can translate well into...