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Fashioning the Rise of a New Global Economic Order

Charles-Henry Bédué, from the series L’Habit fait Le Moine, 2014 This essay was originally published in FOAM Magazine’s new Talent Issue. In his project L’Habit fait Le Moine, or The Clothes Make the Man, the French photographer Charles-Henry Bédué supplies a unique and highly thought-provoking window into aspects of materialism in Chinese culture. Photographed between…

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Coca-Cola and the Exploitation of the Migrant Worker

Coca-Cola ad ‘Hello Happiness’, released 7th of May 2014 Coca-Cola has launched a new advertising campaign which features a ‘Hello Happiness Phone Booth’, a special phone booth that accepts Coca-Cola bottle caps instead of coins and which enables migrant workers in Dubai to connect to their family members in South Asia. Described by Coca-Cola as…