Photorealistic Drawings Explore the Trippy Dreamscape of Cultural Identity
The first solo exhibition of Xavier Robles de Medina touches down at Catinca Tabacaru Gallery on the Lower East Side.
Digging into Suriname's Massive and Corrupt Gold Industry
VICE Netherlands went to Suriname to investigate corruption in the country's gold industry, look at the public health concerns caused by mining with mercury, and to meet a powerful ex-rebel leader turned gold baron.
[Premiere] Optical Illusions Blanket the Walls of Suriname
'Fluorescencia' documents multimedia artist Rebecca Smith, of the live projection collective Stylus, and graffiti artist Felipe Pantone's experimental mural project in the streets of Paramaribo.
What It Feels Like to Smuggle 700 Grams of Cocaine in Your Stomach
I spoke to my cousin about her time as a drug mule, even though she didn't get why I found it so interesting.
Milly Maria, Illustration: Marilyn Sonneveld
The Lost World of Surinamese Funk: How a South American Scene Disappeared Overnight
The story of Sumy: superstar child, main leader forever.
Did Scientologists Steal a Quarter Tonne of Gold from a Fishing Boat?
Guess what? Conspiracy theorists reckon they did.
The Gold Rush That Is Destroying Suriname's Rainforest
In Suriname, every speck of dirt has been dug up and fed through a gold sluice.
Kel O'Neill and Eline Jongsma