Barbara Calderón-Douglass

Music

Destiny Is the Empowering Disco Queen We Need

Upon the release of her new music video, "Soul Train," VICE talked to the artist formerly known as Princess Nokia about her upcoming mixtape, urban feminism, cultural activism and intellectual spirit.
Barbara Calderón-Douglass
7.21.15
Fashion

The Folk Feminist Struggle Behind the Chola Fashion Trend

When I see the rebel Latino subculture being sampled and recontextualised by bourgeois white fashion designers, pop singers, or celebrity starlets, I can't help but roll my eyes.
Barbara Calderón-Douglass
4.13.15
Music

Explore Princess Nokia's Feminist Utopia in Her New Video for 'Young Girls'

In Princess Nokia's new video for the track "Young Girls," a diverse tribe of mothers, sisters, and baby girls live and play in a female-centred paradise.
Barbara Calderón-Douglass
1.21.15
Stuff

Missing Students in Mexico Have Inspired a Wave of Protest Art

In reaction to the disappearances of the 43 Ayotzinapa Normal School students, exciting new protest art has emerged, drawing attention the oppression of young and poor progressives in Mexico.
Barbara Calderón-Douglass
11.7.14
Stuff

Sad Girls y Qué Are Breaking Down Machismo with Internet Art

Sad Girls y Qué are a glittery, girl power gang based out of Tijuana who use art to retaliate against the machismo culture prevalent in Mexico.
Barbara Calderón-Douglass
10.26.14
Film

‘Los Sures’ Gives Us a Glimpse of South Williamsburg's Roots

The film shows the New York neighbourhood before it became gentrified.
Barbara Calderón-Douglass
10.7.14