Previous NOWNESS contributor Bradley Tangonan, a Hawaiian-born director and producer, presents this thoughtful new film taken from an ongoing series exploring native Hawaiian culture, craftsmanship, and the spiritual energy (or ‘mana’) of […]
An organization set up by German carmakers exposed monkeys to diesel exhaust fumes to show they weren’t carcinogenic. Animal testing is considered necessary in industries like pharmaceuticals. But why, when modern technology […]
Strewn along the beach are people half buried in simmering sand, uniformed sentinels standing over them with shovels. Far from being macabre, Ibusuki beach is a rare natural spa with warm sands […]
The stories about Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks and Muhammad Ali are well known. But how accurate are they? Often the retelling of the civil rights movement is neutered by misrepresentations […]
Tehran museum of contemporary art is hosting a rare display of paintings, sculptures and illustrations of prominent Iranian artist Ali Akbar Sadeqi. The large exhibition displays the accomplishments of the world famous […]
BBC documentary 2013.
Obesity rates are soaring across the globe. We look into the spread of fast fats and fast food in Asia, Africa and South America, and which corporations are profiting. (Hint: It’s not […]
Colombian artist Vita Osorio Sanmartín inherited a bike from her father. Like many in the country, he was a passionate cyclist. Every year, Colombians flood the streets to cheer at the Vuelta […]
Few Nazis were as notorious and gruesome as doctor Josef Mengele. But who was Mengele and how did he manage to disappear after WWII until his death in 1979? After the end […]
A look at eightban. Collectable, playable mini records from 2004. A deliberately, unashamedly low-fi format.