Summer’s colors and emotions pop out in UMI’s “Introspection”

"Introspection" is her second video project, followed by the EP called "Love Language". In this production, UMI displays her music in another way, less fictional and more pragmatical, with tangible events that occur in everyday lives. In addition to the message, UMI released this work of hers at the beginning of summer, a season known for its freedom and solar beauty. Now more than ever, this is both a time of action - think about the Black Lives Matter movement, along with the November's elections, and other political decisions - and a time of reflection - where we can re-explore ourselves and our identities.

Issa’s “Insecure” ended. Michaela’s new series is the next go-to!

Dear readers, Yesterday night Issa Rae left our screens with a big plot twist on Insecure. Lawrence seemed to have gotten his behavior and mind altogether, but life got in the middle of his love bubble with Issa in it. Even though I'm team Nathan - is it the eyes? is it his low deep …

“Celeste”, the journal I’m one of the writers of

Dear readers, This weekend has been a good one. I've been productive in my academic work, my personal writing, and as a creative I was able to channel all my energy in one unique space, created by the art collective Celeste. Curated by Rose Toure, the collective focuses on art for and by women of …

Who and why I follow you: Instagram edition

Dear readers, February is coming to an end and here I am thinking about how social media has been beneficial to me in the last weeks. Last time I shared my thoughts and tips on Twitter, but now I want to take some time and focus on Instagram. Differently from other social media, Instagram is …

NYFW as birthday girl and fashion journalist

Dear readers, Last week was New York Fashion Week, full of events, concerts, fashion shows, and interviews, everything in the Big Apple. As an undergraduate college student living in a suburban area, where transportation is not always the area's strongest suit , I wasn't able to attend all the events I would have loved to …

Aly, Alyssa

Dear readers, this will be a post dedicated to Alyssa. Dear Aly, I'll be clear. I don't know you very much simply because we haven't known each other for a long time. However, you're like the older sister I've never had. Still, I've always felt a great connection from you. Maybe because today was your …

Posing for the camera as a form of expression

The afternoon I had homework April 2014.¬†High school time was quite tiring back then. Difficult classmates, severe professors, demanding quantity of homework. Written and oral tests about to come up. As one would imagine, a typical anxious and diligent student like me was feeling pretty overwhelmed. Spring in Florence is lovely. The weather is generally …