Link List #130: The LVMH Prize, mother-daughter relationships, and five seminal chairs from design history

This week we’ve been reading about the first African designer to win the prestigious LVMH prize, the Brooklyn-based photographer capturing intimate portraits of first-generation immigrant mothers, and the new music video celebrating the queer icons that fuelled its creation.

Screenshot from the latest music video from Brooklyn-based DJ and producer Kingdom. Image courtesy of Kingdom.
  • Last week saw 25-year-old South African designer Thebe Magugu win the LVMH Prize, becoming the first person from the African continent to claim the fashion industry’s most prestigious award for emerging talent. Find out more in The New York Times.
  • In this article, Thai-American artist Korakrit Arunanondchai—whose work is currently on display at the Venice Biennale—speaks to Artsy about the metaphorical significance ghosts play in his haunting films.
  • Teen Vogue takes a look at the new track and music video from DJ and producer Kingdom. A collaboration with singer-songwriter Tiara Thomas, the video is an ode to the queer creatives and cultural figures that inspired its inception.
  • From the Victorian peacock to Sigmund Freud’s office chair, AnOther magazine rounds up five seminal seats from design history.
  • “These images contextualize the mother-daughter relationships of first and second-generation immigrant womxn living in the United States,” says Brooklyn-based photographer June Canedo of her latest collection of images. View the full series and find out more on Dazed Digital.
  • To mark the release of Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments—the much-awaited sequel to her seminal 1985 novel The Handmaid’s TaleThe Times talks to the revered author about contemporary politics, being a bad feminist, and why expressing yourself can get very boring.

Hopefully you enjoyed the reads from this week’s Link List, but if you’ve still got an internet itch to scratch, you can find more here.

Also, be sure to check out FvF Mixtapes for some tracks selected by our friends and favorite artists, and subscribe to our newsletter to stay up-to-date with FvF stories.

Text: FvF Team