HOSTED BY: PADANI
Padani is the founder and host of "On Witnessing" a podcast showcasing South Asian individuals in the creative industries.
The podcast aims to delve into discussions about identity and belonging within the South Asian diasporic community.
Nalin Satearrujikanon based in Bangkok, Thailand, is using her creativity and personal experiences to create space for individual expression. She doesn’t want herself or for her peers to fit into one specific box. Nalin is a model, photographer, designer, street caster and party organizer. With her work in both fashion and art she is using different mediums to support and highlight the queer community in Bangkok.
STREET SNAPS – TOKYO
KUDOHHHH / INO
Word travels fast. It condenses worlds of meaning. Although language can approximate a culture’s progress—it can also measure points of regression. Case in point, five Filipinos talk about the terms and conditions that shaped their self-image. By challenging definitions of identity from forced assimilation, they’re setting a new future in motion.
ACUD MACHT NEU / Shuto / JAMES ELIOTT
In May 2023, the highly anticipated pilot issue of MAJIN Magazine was launched by its sister model and talent agency—Majin Scouting. The launch took place in Berlin at ACUD MACHT NEU with performances and music by TEMPLE RAT, EURO EYEZ, SOYKLO & TAKT130.
IMAN ELDEEB / ALEX PèREZ / MARIE CLAIRE
The young generation is challenging the current rules of beauty standards; celebrating individuals and their uniqueness. But at what pace is the model industry following up?
We talked to three emerging agents and casting directors, from different communities, who all share a mission of authentic inclusivity in the fashion industry.