People Who Can’t Picture Sound in Their Minds
Jessie Donaldson has played the flute for 26 years. One of her favorite pieces to play is “Romance No. 2” by Beethoven, a sweet and stately composition for flute, oboes, bassoons, horns, and violin. But mentally rehearsing the flute part is tricky for the occupational therapist, who lives in Auckland, New Zealand. Jessie lacks the ability to simulate sounds in her mind. When I ask her to conjure the music that she has mastered over decades, she says she can feel the fingerings she has practiced,
Dive Below the Surface with the Stunning Images of the 2024 Underwater Photographer of the Year
“Whale Bones.” Photo © Alex Dawson/UPY2024. All images courtesy of UPY, shared with permission
Below a darkened, ice-coated sea off the coast of Greenland, a brave diver encounters the enormous, skeletal remains of minke whales. Illuminating a historical and cultural practice, the spectral image by Alex Dawson won the 2024 Underwater Photographer of the Year contest, drawing attention to humanity’s impact on marine mammals.
This year’s contest was the most competitive to date, garnering 6,500 su
In ‘Creation,’ Vadim Sherbakov Captures a Macro Cosmos in Glitter and Ink
Vadim Sherbakov is no stranger to wild and expansive vistas (previously), training his lens on vast landscapes and dramatic events. A fascination with light, scale, and the wonders of the unknown permeate much of his work, from terrestrial subjects to his interest in the cosmos.
Rather than shooting through a telescope or homing in on celestial bodies, he transforms our understanding of the universe—as a crucible for the imagination, its physics, and its boundlessness—on a macro scale in his
A Fleet of Chiseled Cars by Kiko Miyares Adds New Meaning to Getting Caught in the Headlights
All images © Kiko Miyares
Typically, one avoids getting “caught like a deer in headlights,” but for Kiko Miyares, that’s the whole point. Chiseled from single pieces of timber, the Llanes, Spain-based artist fashions miniature, colorful cars with the high-beams turned on and an array of landscapes and tableaux in their sights.
“I immerse myself in a creative game where shapes, dimensions, and perspective intertwine to challenge expectations,” Miyares says.
The artist often experiments perception
Celeste O’Connor Tells Sydney Sweeney Their Madame Web Origin Story
Celeste O’Connor wears Sweater, Shorts, Sunglasses, and Shoes Loewe.
Celeste O’Connor came perilously close to getting trapped in the nine-to-five deadzone until a phone call changed everything. The Johns Hopkins grad, who was already dabbling in acting, found out they’d be slinging webs opposite Dakota Johnson in the Spider-Man spinoff Madame Web, essentially locking up a career in front of the camera. But the 25-year-old Kenyan-born actor has aspirations beyond that, which made their Madame We
French Musician Oko Ebombo Named His Speaker Joséphine
This is SOUND ADVICE, a weekly destination for playlists curated by Interview’s friends, enemies, and lovers. Over the past few weeks, we’ve gathered playlists from Shygirl, serpentwithfeet, UNIIQU3, and Chelsea Wolfe. This week’s guest is Oko Ebombo, a Parisian-born, Congolese musician whose first full-length album, Free Emotion, dropped in October. Ebombo began his career as a dancer, poet, and performance artist; an early run-in with David Bowie inspired the track “Black Bowie,” the opener
Porto Rocha answers to the fandoms only in visual identity for Netflix
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South Korean wartime labor plaintiff receives funds from Japan firm
<div>A South Korean who won a wartime labor case against Japanese firm Hitachi Zosen received money deposited by the firm at a Seoul court on Tuesday, a lawyer said, after the company failed to comply with an order by South Korea's Supreme Court to compensate the plaintiff.</div>
“A Mother to Us All”: Cecilia Gentili, Remembered by Her Friends and Family
Scene from the funeral of Cecilia Gentili, photographed by Justin J Wee.
Shortly before she passed away last week at the age of 52, the beloved actor, writer, and trans activist Cecilia Gentili appeared in this very magazine to discuss her recent one-woman show, Red Ink. She was thinking deeply about her relationship to god, a through line of the show, and seemed to have finally found peace, living in a brand-new house upstate. “I just never had opportunities to experience a faith that was fully
Queen of Tears: Release date, plot and other details about the Kim Soo-hyun K-drama
Netflix is all set to deliver its ‘must-watch rom-com of the year’ starring Kim Soo-hyun — Queen of Tears. The streaming platform, which recently made headlines for showcasing the serene countryside of South Korea in Welcome to Samdal-ri, is back to spreading its K-drama magic and how.
Penned by Crash Landing on You writer Park Ji-eun, Queen of Tears is a romantic Korean drama that will delve deeper into the complicated life of a married couple struggling to stay together against all odds.
Shashank Verma spotlights the “intergenerational resilience” of postcolonial India
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<div class="rich-text"><p data-block-key="ozsp6">Spending two months in the spiritual city of Varanasi, the photographer lays bear the beauty and steadfastness of India’s cultural heritage.</p></div></div>
18 best psychological thriller movies on Netflix with an IMDb rating above 6.5
There’s a unique thrill in watching a film that plays with your perception, a film that makes you question everything you see and hear. The best psychological thriller movies can tap into your deepest fears and anxieties, exploring the hidden complexities of the human mind, and Netflix offers a treasure trove of these mind-bending movies — all with impressive IMDb ratings above 6.5. The psychological thrillers below promise unforgettable journeys into obsession, madness and the chilling power o
Vincenzo to Reborn Rich: Song Joong-ki’s most popular K-dramas and movies
Hailed for his acting prowess, quick wit, and charm — one of the highest-paid actors in the Korean entertainment industry has quite the filmography to his name. Over the course of his nearly two-decade long career, he’s stepped into the shoes of an Italian mafia, special forces officer, secretary, and even a werewolf — bagging awards by the dozen. We’re binge-watching our way through some of Song Joong Ki’s most exciting Kdramas and movies.
Dominating billboards and television screens — not ju
Cha Eun-woo’s workout routine: How the Astro member aces his fitness game
Cha Eun-woo is always mindful of his health and visuals, ensuring to shelve out time for his workout routine. If you’re looking to build a strong and fit frame like the celebrated idol, keep reading to know everything about his workout routine and diet plan.
From being a member of the highly sought-after boy band Astro to a prominent K-drama actor and now finally, a soloist – Cha Eun-woo is one of the most popular faces dominating South Korean entertainment. In his decade-long journey in showbi
9 best looks: Burberry Winter 2024 reflects the British landscape in creative fashion
Inspired by the British landscape, the Burberry Winter 2024 collection in London continues to take us on a journey into Daniel Lee’s mind.
“‘Burberry’s heritage of the outdoors continues to inspire me. For Winter 2024, I wanted this collection to feel warm and protective”. That’s a quote from designer Daniel Lee himself as he presented yet another enigmatic ensemble for Burberry. Some time has passed since he made his debut for the British brand last year (taking over from Ricardo Tisci) — but
Jackky Bhagnani’s net worth: A look at the Bollywood star’s financial empire
Often seen painting the town red with their mushy photos, Jackky Bhagnani and Rakul Preet Singh are all set to take the plunge. The lovebirds are getting married on 21 February in Goa in an intimate affair. The wedding has become the talk of the town and even the tiniest details about the marriage ceremony are being discussed online. The wedding, without a doubt, is going to be a grand affair, aligning perfectly well with the elaborate net worth of Jackky Bhagnani.
Jackky Bhagnani, who tried hi
Experts weigh in on why your skincare routine should extend to your necks too
FOMO is a real thing! And I know it because my neck has fallen prey to the same for years when my face alone enjoyed the benefits of skincare, but this stops right here! Our skincare routine should extend to our necks as well, so here we have experts advocating the benefits of neck care.
Figuring out a perfect and balanced skincare routine is a beauty holy grail. Call me dramatic all you want but there is no greater pleasure than having our skincare routine down to a tee! When it comes to skin
Requena Studio’s rebrand for Fonda Europa brings its art deco spirit into a new era
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<div class="rich-text"><p data-block-key="ihhy8">With a flexible typeface, bold yellow colours and high-exposure flash photography, the Barcelona-based studio breathes new life into the eatery.</p></div></div>
Keep these Pisces dating rules in mind to ensure a whirlwind romance
Intrigued at the prospect of falling for the affable nature of a Pisces? Note these rules for dating a Pisces man and woman that would immensely help you in your pursuits to woo this zodiac.
Pisces love, love. They celebrate this emotion in a slow, understated yet confident way which makes them desirable partners. This water sign of mutable modality is the 12th and final sign on the zodiac chart and is the most romantic, peaceful and gentle sign of all. If you want a great love story in this li
NCT Dream announces Hong Kong dates for ‘The Dream Show 3’ tour
From the K-pop group with a hundred sub-units, NCT DREAM will be back in Hong Kong for their 2024 tour ‘THE DREAM SHOW 3’.
NCT Dream: Hong Kong dates for ‘THE DREAM SHOW 3’ tour
Officially debuted in 2016 with the single Chewing Gum, NCT DREAM is comprised of members Mark, Renjun, Jeno, Jaemin, Jisung, Chenle, and Haechan. From then to now, they achieved mainstream success with their debut album topping the Gaon Album Chart. Successfully debuting in Japan, they are also recipients of the Bonsan