Art, Culture

Floral Deception

Whitewashing is the practice of casting white actors as non-white characters. In each of these individual collages, a white actress and an actress of color are featured. The white actress is someone who has partook in whitewashing within Hollywood film culture. The POC actress is representative of someone who could have played that character. The […]

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Art, Culture, Fashion, Photography

Future of Sports

Our reaction to Nicole Pinedo’s new interactive pop-up exhibit “The Future of Sports”, found in D.C. at 700 H St. NE … When an artist fuses two elements of art into their vision, it delivers nothing short of a unique experience. The Future of Sports is a perfect blend of art and production to create a […]

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Photography

Milky Dreams

An original photo series entitled “Milky Dreams” a few words from the photographer on her inspiration … “With this shoot, I wanted to create images with a surreal feel, allowing the white background to draw the focus immediately to the models’ faces while also initially leaving the viewer unsure of what exactly they’re looking at. […]

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Culture, Fashion

Chore Coat Season

Charlie Parsons on his favorite jacket… The air is drying out. My lips are chapped. I’m discovering progressively fewer ants in my room. Do you know what that means? It’s chore coat season !! I woke up chilly this morning, October 30th, 2017. It’s finally cold enough to put on my favorite jacket and I […]

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Culture, Fashion

Decades in the Making

An inside look at ROCKET’s 70s’ shoot… As the ROCKET staff prepared its second shoot for its Fall/Winter 2017 issue, the team stepped back in time by adopting the look of the seventies, but with a modern flair. On set, tables overflowed with earth tones, sharp patterns, and flashy accessories. It was an assemblage of […]

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Culture, Fashion

The Fashion (R)evolution of Cardi B

Belcalis Almanzar was 19 when she started stripping to escape an abusive relationship and pay for school. Now, at the age of just 24, Belcalis has a new moniker and a national reputation as Cardi B, the chart-topping, record-breaking female MC behind “Bodak Yellow,” one of summer 2017’s hottest tracks. From viral videos that spawned […]

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Art

We The People

An original art piece inspired by the notion that “we the oppressed are the people”. Anushka Annonti

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