We’re urging everyone on our platform today (maybe you’ve seen the popup) to take action to support net neutrality. Comcast, Verizon and AT&T want to end net neutrality so they can control what people see and do online. They want to gut FCC rules, and then pass bad legislation that allows extra fees, throttling and censorship. But Congress can put a stop to all of this. Write Congress first, then call Congress, then Break the Internet.
To win, we need to bring more members of Congress onto "Team Internet"—especially Republicans. Republican members of Congress face massive pressure from party leadership to oppose Net Neutrality, partly because of lobbying by Team Cable, and partly because they see it as "Obama era" policy. But Net Neutrality predates Obama, has always been a design principle of the Internet, and does not need to be a partisan issue. Some Republicans are open to the need for rules, but they won't break ranks from party leaders unless they hear from constituents. Tweets are surprisingly effective—and you should still call too.
Do a good deed today and make some noise. The entire Ello team will be calling, and posting, and screaming into the void right along with you.
And now for some Ello updates.
Meet Photographer Bruno Fournier
Read the interview from @spoonmagazine with world-renowned photographer @brunofournierphotographe.
After a career in advertising, alongside Aaron Jones in San Francisco and Michel Comte in Paris, Bruno Fournier started to shoot fashion for magazines such as Jalouse, Marie-Claire, Madame Figaro, Vs Mag, Icon, Flaunt, Urban, Surface, and Vogue Gioiello. As a movement specialist pushed to his limits, he offers a vision of female power and freedom with a touch of eroticism and humor.
Love his work? Enter to win a copy of Bruno’s latest book, Bataille.
Read the full interview.
Become Ello’s next Guest Editor. This is an opportunity to work directly with our curatorial team and publish the art, design & ideas of your choosing directly to Ello’s homepage.
Hype your own art. Hype a friend’s art. Bring your curatorial viewpoint and aesthetic to the Ello community.
Guest editor curation to run from January 3 - 31, 2018.
This opportunity is part of Creative Debut’s ongoing showcase series in conjunction with Whitechapel Gallery First Thursdays in the heart of Shoreditch, London. Creative Debuts x Ello is a collaborative showcase of international talent as we transform The Black & White Building into an inclusive, forward thinking celebration of jaw dropping talent. Exhibition opening February 1st, 2018. 20 - 30 selected artists will exhibit at Creative Debuts x Ello in London.
Submit your work now.
Pre-Order Make Good for 20% Off
The gift that gives twice. When you buy a copy of Make Good Magazine, published in partnership with Dribbble, 100% of proceeds go to All Hands, a US-based, 501(c)3 non-profit organization that addresses the immediate and long-term needs of communities impacted by natural disasters by engaging and leveraging volunteers, partner organizations and local communities.
You’ll also end up with a gorgeous coffee table magazine featuring the work of 50 talented artists and designers. And it is dope. Trust us.
Pre-order it now for 20% off.
This Week’s Giveaways
Bruno Fournier Giveaway
@brunofournierphotographe is a photographer based in Paris. He recently sat down with SPOON magazine to discuss is work and the launch of his new art book, Bataille. Comment through this upcoming Tuesday to win a copy. View more of his work here.
Franz Lang Giveaway
@franzlang is an illustrator based in London. Her gestural illustrations stand out among her contemporaries with her strong, unique use of color. Comment by Thursday to win a print of “Killer Cat” by the artist. View more of her work here.
Jocelyn Tsaih Giveaway
@jocelyntsaih is an illustrator based in New York, originally hailing from Shanghai. Her work is clean, fresh, and minimal with her strong use of color-blocking. Comment Thursday through Saturday to win 1 of 3 copies of the print “One” by the artist. View more of her work here.
Drawing from 80’s and 90’s subculture with a line of clothing fit for any skating, music & art enthusiast, @factbrand brings us another giveaway featuring a new teeshirt design. Comment Saturday through Tuesday to win 1 of 4 “Corruption” tees by the brand. View more of FACT. here.
Awesome background image by @manoloide.
Missed a previous update? Find them all here.