Just Go Fucking Surfing

with Juul Hesselberth Interview: Elisa Routa Photos: Juul Hesselberth, Samuel Fairbank, Luke Feeney, Chelsea Williams “When we were competing, there was an emphasis on being marketable” claims former professional surfer Grace Styman-Lane in the documentary entitled Just Go Fucking Surfing, described as an ethnographic documentary. In the surfing industry, being gay, being fat, having an […]

Open Letter

with Rachel Flemming interview & words by Elisa Routa On January 26th, 2021, while most Australians celebrate Australia Day as the day Australia was founded, thousands of protestors took to the streets defying Covid restrictions for greater recognition of Australia’s Indigenous history. They called for Australia Day to be replaced by an official day of […]

A Conversation About Land Conservation

All eyes on you

interview & words by Elisa Routa Our legs in wetsuits offend you. Our bodies in bikinis offend you. Our skin offends you. Our curves offend you. Our bones offend you. Our hair offends you. The way we paddle out upsets you. The way we take waves upsets you. Our feet on a board upset you. […]

Born in Austria, Christina Gindl first knew more about the snowy mountains than she did about the ocean.

Yesterday, I caught the biggest wave of my life

A lot to be proud of

words: Lily Day When I sat at my desk at work today, I watched a trailer for Surf Girls: Kaikaina, a new Togethxr mini-series created in collaboration with the Gnar Gnar Honeys. Kaikaina, which translates to little sister, follows a young group of fearless female surfers from Hawai’i who are looking to demolish any stereotypes […]

Reflecting on “Surf Girls: Kaikaina”

All eyes on you

with Lauryn Alvarez Interview & words: Elisa Routa “There’re so many times that I accidentally opened the back of my camera before rolling it back in. I get these light leaks and distortions of the photo, and I love that,” says California photographer Lauryn Alvarez. “When some people see that as a mistake, I feel […]

A Childish Sense of Wonder

A lot to be proud of

Dear Woman: You’re Enough

Interview & words: Elisa Routa Having grown up in Miami, Reyna Noriega has lived in Florida her whole life. In March 2020, she should have moved to Europe, she had her flight to Paris on the 16th. That was supposed to be her first time in Europe, an overseas opportunity to live outside of the […]

All eyes on you

Interview & words: Elisa Routa The great outdoors. This is where the French multidisciplinary artist’s work always kicks off. Through performance, drawing, painting and sculpture, Virginie Hucher allows nature to directly interact with her work. “I need my body to be smaller than my creation, I need it to be tiny compared to the work […]

Body and Soul with Artist Virginie Hucher

All eyes on you

In a fast-paced world characterized by the motto “Ignorance is bliss,” it becomes increasingly challenging to find people who challenge the status quo. We think it’s about time we do away with this antiquated motto for good, and Elana agrees.

Following the ravaging Australian fires, Jamie Wdziekonski documented the Climate strikes organized across the country. We discussed photography as a way to document the truth and elevate oppressed voices.

Jamie Wdziekonski Has Magic Powers

All eyes on you

What is the face of the change in surfing today? Textured Waves, the female surf collective fighting for diversity and equality in surfing is definitely one of them.

Textured Waves: Sea Us Now

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The term Intersectionality resonates within the present in the United States and worldwide, and sees connections between multiple sources of oppression. We wanted to go back on the meaning of a word that is synonymous today of convergence of struggles.

Through the Lens of Intersectionality

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