Interview with an Artist: Abi Varghese

Interview with an Artist: Abi Varghese

We spoke with Indian-American director and filmmaker Abi Varghese about his Netflix series Brown Nation. Continue reading

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Interview with an Artist: Tallulah Fontaine

Interview with an Artist: Tallulah Fontaine

“Interview with an Artist” is a recurring Lucky Penny Mag feature that allows us behind the paintbrush, tablet pen, and camera to get to know a unique artist. For this segment’s first installment, we spoke with¬†Tallulah Fontaine, an illustrator and zine-maker from Montreal, Canada. Her work has spanned publications like Paste and FORGE, and her … Continue reading

“Dark is lovely and the bindi isn’t indie”: an interview with the founder of #reclaimthebindi

“Dark is lovely and the bindi isn’t indie”: an interview with the founder of #reclaimthebindi

#reclaimthebindi is a movement battling the appropriation of the bindi. You can read more about cultural appropriation here. In this interview we discuss the movement, the Desi community, and the benefits and pitfalls of social activism with the movement’s founder, “M”, who chooses to remain anonymous. Lucky Penny Mag: When and how did #reclaimthebindi begin, … Continue reading