Odalisque Magazine (OD.M) seeks to challenge, question and pay tribute to the objectified human body. Showcasing fashion, photography and visual arts that involve and engage the viewer, presenting artistic and eccentric imagery and prose, raising questions regarding neutrality and confrontation. OD.M offers provocative social critique, valuing culture over commerce, and inspired collaborations with new talents and established artists.
OD.M celebrates artists, photographers and designers from around the world, with editors in New York, Tokyo, Paris and Milan. Based in Stockholm, Sweden gives its readers a broad view of fashion and art from some of the most important cities.
The fourth issue of OD.M, inspired by the theme ”The Purple Cloud” includes editorials and features from all over the world. Internationally celebrated designer Alessandro Dell'Acqua of N°21 is interviewed alongside an inspirational editorial, produced and written in Milan, exclusively for OD.M. Another feature is an interview with head of design, Anna Teurnell of Finnish design house Marimekko, also alongside an editorial shot and styled by the EditorsinChief.
Readers meet London based setdesigner Janina Pedan in an interview accompanied by a visual selection of her work with different photographers.
Other interviews features style icons; The Quann Sisters, celebrated Stockholm based actress Pernilla August and musician Amanda Bergman. In this issue, a small piece about very current photographer Bettina Rheims, that coincides with her current exhibition at the Fotografiska (Photography Museum of Sweden).
Tokyo × 3 is an ongoing feature highlighting Tokyobased artists working within fashion and arts. The fourth issue features designer Kunihiko Morinaga, itgirl Yuki and painter Yasushi Ebihara in quick Q&A's accompanied with portraits taken by the OD.M Tokyo Editor, Jörgen Axelvall.
OD.M also contains several spreads dedicated to Art. Lovingly created "Art Pauses", they give the magazine a unique flow, encouraging the reader to breathe and think whilst browsing through the paper. This issue's art pauses include work by David Shrigley, Moley Talhaoui, Neil Krug, Åke E:son Lindman and Jan Håfström.