The ACCLAIM gang have a new mag, website and their CARBON Festival event all kicking off within the next few days. Stay tuned to CURVY for a feature on the creative powerhouse that is Alex Weiland – Managing Editor over at ACCLAIM. In the meantime here is her snapshot of what’s coming:
ACCLAIM Issue 26 Featuring Iggy Azalea and Dust La Rock
Our DIY issue is dedicated to GETTING SH*T DONE. You will find stories on individuals and collectives, the world over, who have dedicated their time to getting something creative off the ground through hard work and a whole lot of resourcefulness. Be it building skate spots on vacant lots or producing music from their bedrooms, the guys (and girls) in this issue will no doubt serve as inspiration for you to stop making excuses and well… do something yourself!
The main release cover feature Oz-born LA-based rapper Iggy Azalea, while our boutique cover features NYC artist/creative director Dust La Rock. Other features include: the BNE Water Foundation interview, DIY skate build feature, Australian Bedroom Producers, Tupac fan art zine, history of the mixtape and much more…
NEW ACCLAIMMAG.COM WEBSITE LIVE
After many months of work, we’re excited to announce our new website is up and running. You can check it out here. In addition to a new streamlined look that gives us the ability to showcase our original content better than ever before, we also have a revamped features section and an online store with free shipping to all Australian addresses.
CARBON FESTIVAL 2012 TAKES PLACE NEXT WEEK
The annual event founded by ACCLAIM magazine, CARBON Festival will be taking place next week in Melbourne at Federation Square. Part forums, part exhibitions, part parties, the burgeoning festival is one of the region’s most highly anticipated events on contemporary creative culture. Group ticket discounts are available to industry-folk like yourself. Please email Andrew@acclaimmag.com regarding this. For more info on the event visit weareallcarbon.com