A Modern Surrealist Painter Picks Up Where Dalí Left Off

This article originally appeared on The Creators Project Germany. Rob Gonsalves is a 55-year-old Canadian of Portuguese descent who paints scenes that fill in the space somewhere in between everyday activities and hallucinations. His images contain dual representations of reality—with his particular artistry forming at the intersection between fantasy and…

Afghanistan’s First Female Rapper: “If I Stay Silent, Nothing Will Change”

Paradise Sorouri is no stranger to controversy. Originally born in Iran, Paradise is Afghanistan’s first female rapper, a remarkable honor that has attracted death threats and brutal physical assaults. According to the Guardian, Paradise was “forced to flee her country twice, received more death threats than she can count and was brutally beaten by…

Stunning Images Of Pagan Costumes Worn At Winter Celebrations Around The World

‘Lucifer and little devils,’ Tauplitz, Austria. Photograph by Charles Fréger.  ‘Lucifer and little devils,’ Tauplitz, Austria. Photograph by Charles Fréger.In a recent interview, French photographer Charles Fréger revealed that he has always been fascinated by European tribal traditions. This fascination inspired the well-known artist to travel all around Europe to…

Artist Compiles List of Before And After Pics That You’ll Find Hard To Believe Is the Same Woman

If you’re a regular Reddit user, you probably know that some of the sub-Reddit sections are downright bizarre. One of the current trending bizarre sub-Reddits is PrettyGirlsUglyFaces, curated by artist Melanie Wilson.  In it, girls post hilarious “before & after” photos of themselves that show polished Instagram-worthy poses followed by…