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Race is not black and white — and this artist’s striking portrait series is proof 

Born to parents from the West Indian island of Nevis, Canadian artist Stacey Tyrell grew up calling herself black. But her family’s heritage is also a mix of Irish, Scottish and English — identities others often overlooked because of her skin color.

Now, she has created a fantastic photo project, “Backra Bluid,” that delves into the quagmire of racial identity through a series of portraits in which Tyrell poses as white women — ostensibly representative of her ancestors — to dismantle rigid concepts of both “whiteness” and “blackness.”

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Tales of Alethrion is now released on Sun Creature Studio´s Channel! Check it out and be sure to share or support the new Kikcstarter for the rest of this epic animated series!

SEE THE FILM HERE and remember to subscribe ;)

CHECK OUT THE KICKSTARTER HERE

Hope you enjoy it! Thanks for waiting, watching and being awesome here on tumblr the whole way through!

Want to creep on our work space? We are proudly featured on Design Sponge’s Sneak Peeks this week and would love to invite you into the studio. See what else we love to do at home after the jump!

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Here’s something new - I have not seen one of these before.  Troy Van Leeuwen Jazzmaster® in “Oxblood” with matching headstock.  The colour doesn’t come through very well in these photos but I assure you it’s lovely…and so different!  It’s MIM, and for roughly 800 clams Canadian  (if I remember correctly…) you can take it home.

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Characters in The Reward: Tales of Alethrion animated series

Who should be the next characters to follow in the lands of Alethrion! Back the project and vote for the ones you would like to follow in the next episodes:) Awesome portraits by Even Mehl Amundsen, Bruhn the naked hero by Jonas Andreassen and lizards Blenn and Jarna by Kenneth Ladekjer and Mikkel Mainz.

Go to Kickstarter here and support and/or share the project here! We are going for the whole series!

Watch the film here if you haven´t seen it yet and remember to subscribe

From the top:

Amerath & Alethrion

Tira

Brühn

Epic Vito & Wilhelm

Mik & Ken

Sylvia & Tatiana

The Thugs: Mira, Tira, Uruth & Zit

young Vito & Wilhelm

Blenn & Jarna

Learn more about the characters on the Kikckstarter, we put out updates everyday with new content about them and their stories.

Crafted. Roasted barley and hops. We were invited by Landor to lend our skills to a branding project for the 2014 AAF CincinAddys, highlighting the makers and crafters of Cinci. Check out the beautiful video teaser and additional iterations at their website. Brewtiful.