Flags

Art

Are Today's Politicians Reptiles? Well, Politics Are Chameleonic

Varvara & Mar's interactive exhibition compares global politics to reptile skin.
Andrew Salomone
12.4.16
The Up in Flames Issue

A Russian Gang Sent Its Flag into Outer Space

The gang's leader has garnered media attention before with statements like, "We have to burn out all the feminism and homosexuality from our Orthodox Christian country with hot steel."
Cecilia D’Anastasio
12.16.15
Design

New Zealand's New Flag Could Be One of These Designs

The four final entries in New Zealand's Flag Consideration Project have been announced. Which would you pick?
Beckett Mufson
9.2.15
Art

An Optical Illusion Master Disappears in the Flags of the World

"Invisible man" Liu Bolin and the United Nations band together to show what World Peace looks like.
Beckett Mufson
9.2.15
Stuff

An Afternoon with Australia's Bendigo Mosque Protesters

"The mosque will be really close to the army base, where they have all their weapons and a shooting range and stuff. Nobody wants it here."
Daniel Kilcullen
8.31.15
Art

GIF Artist Peekasso Puts a Psychedelic Spin on the American Flag

What's more patriotic than a cross between Donald Duck and Bart Simpson with Old Glory strobing in the background?
Beckett Mufson
7.4.15
Art

Artist Sculpts Her Own American Flag

For 10 years, Sara Rabhar has remixed American and Iranian flags with a slew of materials in pursuit of the immaterial.
Sami Emory
7.3.15
Art

Raise a Flag—GIF—on July 4th

O say does that star-spangled banner yet LOOP.
Beckett Mufson
7.2.15
Stuff

This Is What Happens When You Let New Zealanders Make Their Own Flag

The New Zealand government has opened the doors to public submissions for their new flag. Candidates have included kiwis, sheep, lasers, more kiwis, and more sheep.
Denham Sadler
5.20.15
Stuff

Here's How to Design a Country’s Flag

On Monday Fiji announced it would be holding a contest to design a new national flag. Ted Kaye, a flag design consultant and author of 'Good Flag, Bad Flag' offers his thoughts on what the island nation should look for in their new logo.
Mark Hay
3.3.15
Comics!

Toxoplasmosis Part 4

After a girl accidentally eats poison, a cat appears and tells her he will give her the antidote... if she kills President Mitt Romney.
James Harvey
10.27.13