“When ‘She Looks So Perfect’ was released there were people at home I knew who were texting me. They were saying they’d heard our record in a club, or a shopping mall. It’s funny, we’d supported One Direction on a whole arena tour and did all those headline shows but nobody outside our close friends said anything about it. Then when they saw us on TV they were like, ‘Oh…my…god!’”
↳Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Queen Consort of Great Britain and Ireland; Empress Consort of Hanover
“Queen Charlotte made many contributions to Britain as it is today, though the evidence is not obvious or well publicized. Her African bloodline in the British royal family is not common knowledge. Portraits of the Queen had been reduced to fiction of the Black Magi, until two art historians suggested that the definite African features of the paintings derived from actual subjects, not the minds of painters.”
Monogenis first became interested in architecture after witnessing the events of 9/11 and the housing boom that followed. Overnight, blocks were razed and converted to condominiums, often incongruous with their surroundings, which is reflected in his work.