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Eye Candy's Blog – February 2013 Archive (9)

Malcolm A Davis II Named in Huffington Posts Top 30 Black Artists under 40

Congratulations to AP community member and resident Free Candy, Brooklyn artist, Malcolm A Davis II being named by Huffington Post as one their Top 30 Black Artists under 40 alongside the likes the Kehinde Wiley, Derrick Adams, Paul Anthony Smith and more. Malcolm's…

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Added by Eye Candy on February 26, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

This American Life Podcast Breaks Open Gun Violence Amongst American Youth

America is no stranger to the stark realities of gun violence in schools. The Sandy Hook tragedy unfolded as, not only the nation, the world clung to every premature development. As a collective, we may cry for the victims and their families, we may even express…

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Added by Eye Candy on February 25, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Not Funny: What's up with the twitterverse justifying Quvenzhané Wallis being called a “cunt”?

During last night’s Oscars ceremony, satirical publication The Onion called 9-year old actress and nominee, Quvenzhané Wallis, a “cunt” via its Twitter page.

By: Justin Allen, AFROPUNK Contributor

As a Black…

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Added by Eye Candy on February 25, 2013 at 3:51pm — 3 Comments

Kids In Show Business: Yay Or Nay?

Everyone's understandably mad about satirical paper The Onion calling child actress Quvenzhané Wallis a cunt in their (now deleted) Tweet.

Which brought us to another question: Is a small child's place in ego-driven Hollywood (or any type of…

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Added by Eye Candy on February 25, 2013 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

With Literary Publications like FIRE, Black Artists have been keeping it AFROPUNK since 1926

To Be an Individual and to be Black: FIRE!! And the Younger Negro Artists of the 1920s From the very beginning of an African presence in America, there has been a deluge of propaganda concerning the nature and condition of being black in the American context. In concert with the…

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Added by Eye Candy on February 22, 2013 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Community and Donald Glover return to TV tonight #SAVECOMMUNITY

The future of Community is uncertain. The superfans are stoked that tonight marks the return of the semi-hit Community to NBC, featuring the nerdy yet sexy but clumsy although sexy Donald Glover (aka…

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Added by Eye Candy on February 7, 2013 at 6:52pm — No Comments

Controversial Video Project "Hysterical Literature"

The Hysterical Literature video project is an ongoing video project celebrating/ displaying female sexuality. So far the project has received over 6 million hits worldwide and is a staple in the twitter/ tumblr…
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Added by Eye Candy on February 7, 2013 at 6:10pm — No Comments

Visual artist Kelvin Okafor Stuns The World With His Drawings That Look Like Photographs

We swear, these are not photographs! They're drawings by visual artist Kelvin Okafor. It's crazy what one can do with a pencil!

The Guardian calls him a "miraculous artist". Okafor lives and grew up in a tough neighborhood in the UK - Tottenham, North London. Drawing was his escape. An exhibition of his work just opened at London’s Science Museum.

Check out more images below and read the full article in …

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Added by Eye Candy on February 1, 2013 at 10:36am — 4 Comments

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