After giving up six-figure salaries in the corporate world, Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus decided to get back to basics. Now they help others make space for what's truly important.
Mary Nally started a cultural biennial on a small Irish island, giving people a chance to unplug and reignite their creative spark.
After being let go from her job, and turned away from every publication, Claire Milbrath started her own title to bring emerging artists out into the light, away from the establishment's doors.
As a 19-year-old student daunted by a lack of artistic outlets, Marina Blake launched an independent festival with a difference - creating a melting pot of collaboration designed to inspire.
The defiant flames of the Arab Spring are still burning in Beirut, thanks to The Outpost: an independent magazine that believes change is always possible.
As founding member of a collective celebrating overlooked social narratives, Bekke Popoola believes that strength lies in numbers.
Tired of rejection in an elitist industry, photographer Ken Flaherty decided to build an art space in his living room.
After spending years living off borrowed cash, Katayoon Yousef started Horses Records so that she could have a home for life, building a following of loyal customers in the process.
Lee-Anne Davis turned her back on Hollywood to fulfil her life-long dream of becoming a game ranger. Now she's on a mission to save the rhino from poaching.
The Defiance Issue traces a jagged line across the globe, picking up voices of rebellion along the way.
Russian radio DJs Tatyana Andrianova and Mihail Rezvan are championing new independent music in Moscow and beyond.
Through travel website triip.me, Ha Lam is changing the way we explore by letting locals show tourists around their city.