Scroll to Top

M.I.A says her photographer ‘invented Seapunk’ in 2010

By Admin / Published on Friday, 17 Feb 2017 16:48 PM / Comments Off on M.I.A says her photographer ‘invented Seapunk’ in 2010 / 17 views

M.I.A. Bird Song

M.I.A has claimed that the aquatic Tumblr subculture Seapunk was “accidentally invented” by one of her photographers in 2010. 

Writing on her Instagram, the “P.O.W.A” singer revealed that a photoshoot, taken around the time of her album MAYA, was the work of a “Tamil refugee wedding photographer” who “accidentally invented sea punk”. The movement, known for its aquatic-themed lo-fi aesthetic, was widely thought to have originated on Tumblr in…

read more »

Dazed