What is KULTURA?

An online magazine uncovering unique and under-the-radar individuals making waves. We feature authentic, driven, gritty, change-making and badass people. Kultura provides a fresh & contemporary lens on our global society. 

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Gosia Labno | Chicago, IL 


Gosia holds a B.S. in Media and Cinema Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies form the University of Chicago. She lives and works in Chicago as a writer, photographer, and videographer. In addition to KULTURA, she is working on a collection of short stories chronicling the lives of undocumented immigrants living in the United States.

Contact Gosia via email or Twitter.

Marushka Hirshon | los Angeles, CA


Born in Tahiti and raised in LA /Chicago, Marushka is a nonprofit founder, community organizer, writer, and content strategist. She’s the founder of South Pacific Islander Organization, a non-profit focused on supporting Pacific Islander voices, cultures and communities. She graduated from Stanford University with a B.S. in Science, Technology & Society focused in Environment & Sustainability.

Contact Marushka via email or Twitter.