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I´m not that rich – KALTBLUT Magazine

A KALTBLUT exclusive. Photography by Thomas Camarero. The model is Theo Comelli signed at Bananas Models. Fashion film directed by Alba Camarero. Styling by Charlie Daudré-Vignier using Carbone 14, Gregory Assad, Hermès, Burberry Vintage, Yves Saint Laurent, Vivetta, Calvin Klein, Hellene Helene, Gucci.

Thomas Camarero is a young Spanish photographer based in Paris. His main goal is to question gender and social inequalities through his work in the fashion industry.

This editorial is about opulence and obsession with the image that we want to give to others in the context of a consumerist and hierarchical society. Sometimes we are prisoners of a system in which success is mixed with material goods/possessions. Socially, a person who strives to earn money and live luxuriously is more rewarded than a person who invests the same effort in non-profitable activities such as mental health or emotional well-being. I’m not that rich takes to

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AmazeVR To Bring Virtual Reality Concerts With Musicians

AmazeVR, a West Hollywood-based virtual reality startup that allows users to experience musical artists’ VR concerts, has secured $15 million in new funding.

The funding round was co-led by Partners Investment and Murex Partners and was oversubscribed within three weeks, according to TechCrunch. The deal takes AmazeVR to nearly $31 million in capital raised since its launch in 2015, with the startup now plotting a Series B raise in early 2022 to fuel further growth, it told the publication. Founded by former executives of South Korean messaging app Kakao, the company has more than 40 employees across its offices in West Hollywood and Seoul.

AmazeVR’s platform provides music lovers with a more immersive way to experience concerts from home. Fans can join concerts as avatars, come face-to-face with artists, and hang out with other users, co-CEO Ernest Lee told TechCrunch. AmazeVR is rolling out its first commercial VR concert

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ROI Winsor & Newton Oil Residency: Vince Hart

Vince Hart won the first Winsor & Newton UK Oil Residency in partnership with Royal Institute of Oil Painters and Cass Art in 2020. Placing heavy emphasis on paint as a substance in his practice, the colour and forms of his work can be seen to denote elements of landscape and atmospheric conditions throughout different times of the day and there is great attention to material within his paintings. 

Working largely in oils, Vince employs many different mediums to achieve desired colours and effects, like showing every brushstroke in detail. To encourage young and emerging artists in oil, residency applications were open to artists that had graduated within the last five years in the UK and the residency itself included sole use of a large studio, materials, and mentoring. Impacted by pandemic lockdowns, but not deterred, Vince spent five weeks exploring his practice last year at

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Wave XR CEO Adam Arrigo: Live Music’s Future Is Hybrid

As the pandemic shut down, cancelled and delayed events people had been looking forward to, Wave co-founder and CEO Adam Arrigo saw an opportunity.

His company was founded in 2016 at a time when brands like Oculus and PlayStation were looking to bring virtual reality into the mainstream. Not knowing how ready people would be, Arrigo and his team were conservative with the company’s money.

“We basically didn’t spend any money because we weren’t sure how quickly people were going to strap these things to their heads… And we were kind of right because VR sort of petered out,” said Arrigo.

Instead, the company worked on something that he characterizes as a “metaphor for a live performance.” Arrigo, a game designer and a musician, realized the music industry needed a tech boost to help keep artists connected with their fans during the pandemic.

Wave provided artists the ability to perform

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