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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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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Art, Culture, Fashion, Photography

Editor’s Letter

It’s no secret that the arts at William and Mary are underappreciated and underrepresented. They often get shuffled to the side and pegged as frivolous amid the praise and importance bestowed upon what are considered more practical courses of study. Since its creation in 2011, ROCKET has served as a vestige for the creatives on […]

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Art, Video

Rocket in Partnership with Make Up For Ever

Makeup looks for this time of year can feel overdone at the best of times, but at their worst, they can be downright boring. This season, try thinking outside of the box. And don’t be afraid of your pastels – embrace them. For this video, we used shades from Make Up For Ever’s Flash Color […]

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Art

Gestural Drawings

“These are all rough gestural drawings of figures done through my art class here at W&M. We drew for hours but had only seconds for each sketch of the figure’s form, and eventually every pose morphed into one another after the layers of sketches. As these progress they get more abstract and confused, speaking to […]

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Art

Brick Corners

William and Mary exists as a unique intersection of the embracing of traditional history and the desire for modern, forward progress. This photography series explores the corners of our campus’ historical architecture in the wake of ROCKET’s pastel corner shoot. Written and taken by Emily Bass.

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Art, Photography

Human Construction

We see ourselves interacting with our environment, not only with touch or smell or taste, but with how we shape our immediate surroundings. The natural lines of our bodies extend beyond our corporal selves and into the space around us, filling our still environments with movement and ephemeral life. Written and Photographed by Andrew Uhrig

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Art, Culture

Come One Artist, Come All Artists

Gone are the days where art is confined to galleries, museums, and private collections, hidden behind lock and key for art history majors and highfalutin dealers to dissect and collect. Modern artists are breaking free of the mold –  leaving behind the limitations of frames to use organic, uninhibited, communal spaces as their canvas.  Across the world […]

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