It is rare to hear about film festivals that are only looking for content crafted by kids and teenagers. The It’s My Life Youth Film Festival will be Monday, July 25, at the Plaza Theatre in midtown Atlanta.
If you’re looking for the next level in artistic summer opportunities, look no further. These programs help teens learn about the visual arts, musical instruments, writing, film production and drama.
The highly-anticipated “The Rise of Sneaker Culture” made its way to Atlanta with a variety of shoes in tow to please both the seasoned art critic and the impassioned local sneakerhead alike. Atlanta, a city that acts as a hub for fashion, especially in regard to black fashion and the surrounding culture, is a match […]
Put on your nicest pair of J’s, Chuck’s or Adidas and go see The High Museum of Art’s latest exhibition, “The Rise of Sneaker Culture.”
I stepped out of the elevator at the High Museum of Art and was greeted by a wall with small bios on two influential artists of the 20th century. I was attending the press conference for the Jean-Michel Basquiat and Vik Muniz art exhibition which opened to the public February 28. Before being able to […]
Original poem by Rebecca Jeltuhin, VOX Teen Staff member.
In an interview with VOX at a pre-opening sneak peek for the press, Brazilian born photographer Vik Muniz discussed his work and his advice for teens exploring art as a career.
Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988) was a pioneer of the Neo-Expressionism movement and one of the most prominent artists of the 1980’s. A commonality amongst the artists of the period were bold, almost crudely-drawn letters strung together into thought-provoking phrases. Basquiat gave life to these letters, treating them with an importance equal to the drawings and sketches […]
Rem met Mike Luckovich, Pulitzer-prize winning political cartoonist and shares his experience here!
In the past few years alone, Georgia has identified hundreds of victims of child sex trafficking and many youth who are vulnerable to exploitation and abuse. While victim services and legislative awareness continues to grow, there is a critical voice missing from the public dialogue—the voice of youth. youthSpark has seen a dramatic increase in […]