Shrines

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I Finished Every 'BOTW' Shrine, But I Can’t Stop Playing Yet

I don’t know about anyone else, but the ‘Breath of the Wild’ DLC is landing at the perfect time for me.
Mike Diver
6.23.17
The Music Issue

Artists' Odes to Their Favorite Musicians

We asked some of the our favorite photographers to create shrines to their favorite musicians. From Madonna to Chumbawumba, Eurhythmics to Morrissey, these were the results.
Signe Pierce; Lauren Poor; Aileen Son; Paul Mpagi S
10.14.16
Photo

Photos of David Bowie Fans Paying Tribute Outside His New York City Home

After the pop legend died on Monday, a crowd of fans filled the streets outside his apartment building in Manhattan to pay their respects.
Camilo Fuentealba
1.12.16
Art

Deep in a Japanese Forest, a Wooden Vortex Awaits

Step inside the staggering orange pavillion that is Uliana Apatina's 'SYU IRO.'
Becky Chung
4.13.15
Al-Kee-Hol

Temple Drinking in Japan

Yuka and her friend Cindee meet up with some priests in Kyoto, Japan and get closer to the gods—through drinking.
Yuka Uchida
3.6.15
Photo

A Photographer Is Documenting Oakland's Murder Shrines

Brandon Tauszik photographs Oakland's "murder shrines"—temporary memorials set up at murder sites, almost always caused by street violence. These shrines are different from funerals. They're much more personal, and the focus is on celebrating the...
Megan Lent
11.9.13
Music

What's Inside Purity Ring's Interactive Light Cocoons?

Canadian electronic music duo Purity Ring use cocoon-shaped audiovisual lanterns designed by Tangible Interaction to emphasize the sounds they make on stage.
Nina Mashurova
2.15.13