A Hindu practice, appropriated into a white woman’s exercise Article By: Austin Devaraj Illustration By: Sage Christopher-Bankasingh The Yogic Practice rooted in Hinduism is appropriated in the West through the erasure of its Indic roots. This piece draws reflection of the historical context of when colonial powers banned the practice during their rule and Hinduphobia today. Luvena Rangel wakes up in her flat in Bangalore, … Continue reading Yoga’s Roots, Erased
TikTok is changing top hits lists on several streaming platforms By: Evanne Mientjes With 689 million monthly active users worldwide, TikTok is one of the biggest platforms in the world. Users create and share 15-second videos on any topic, such as dance challenges on popular songs. Thanks to its popular trends, TikTok changed how the music industry works. A few years ago, record companies thought … Continue reading TikTok changes the face of music industry
By: Naomi ‘t Hart Spirituality. It seems to be that people either dig it or loathe it. I was always on the more loathing side of the spectrum, but, since we have gone into our second year of the pandemic, I have become more receptive to anything that will give me some mental stability. I started reading up on different forms of spiritual and alternative … Continue reading Spirituality, A Podcast for Renaissance Magazine
By Cheyenne van Dreumel & Leroy Leijtens More and more we are blurring the lines between physical and digital realities. The world has been playing games like Sims for the past 21 years, could it be that we are becoming Sims ourselves? In May 2019, a dress by Dutch brand The Fabricant was sold for $9,500 during a blockchain conference. The only thing different about … Continue reading From playing Sims to becoming Sims
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Welcome to episode six of Angle Radio, hosted by Evanne Mientjes and Josefien Gravendeel. On today’s show, we will talk about the well being and mental health issues during Covid-19. It has a big impact on everybody’s life and many people search for solutions to make things easier. Continue reading Angle Radio: Episode Six
By Melisa Salas & Gaby van Genderen Today many special places in Amsterdam opened again as a polling station in the middle of a national lockdown. Locals had the chance to step into those unique buildings to use their right to vote. Reporters from the International Angle: Gaby and Melisa visited the Concertgebouw, the Van Gogh Museum and the Melkweg. Curious to see how young … Continue reading The most unique polling stations in Amsterdam: how did young voters experience those?
By Gaby van Genderen and Melisa Salas Today, some of our reporters had the opportunity to vote at the Concertgebouw based on the Museumsquare in Amsterdam. This year, voting was a little different than other years because of all the corona restrictions. It was important to wear a mask, stay safe by keeping our 1.5 m distance and disinfect our hands. Thankfully, we have some … Continue reading Voting at the Concertgebouw: what did that look like?
By Sharon Verhoeks Political activism through social media heavily increased during the summer of 2020. The main reason for this were the Black Lives Matter protests all over the world. Social media also allowed the digital rebirth of artivism. M.K. Assante wrote the following about the term, which origins can be found in Los Angeles, in his book ‘It’s Bigger than Hiphop’; ‘‘The artivist (artist + … Continue reading Nouveau Artivism: Cheyenne van Alphen
Text and images by Patricia Budusan What does life at 20 look like? Pretty different in the digital age compared to the analogue world. But what about our mindset in our 20’s? How much did a generation change in roughly 30 years? Here are the lives of two different generations during their twenties. Here are the answers of three Gen Z-ers and their parents from Gen … Continue reading Gen X vs Gen Z: Life in your 20’s