Friday, December 30, 2011

End of Year Psychedelica
2012 review of a notable exhibition: The New Psychedelica at MU Eindhoven, curated by Francesca Gavin of Dazed&Confused


Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Kim Jong-Il Dropping the Bass
Kim Jong-II dropping the bass with Daft Punk, Moby, Tiesto and David Guetta on tumblr!

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Dan Cermak
"I've always wanted to do this"
The Swiss photographer explains why his approach to nude photography is different to what we're normally subjected to; interview at Dazed Digital

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Lulu Frost + Kim Asendorf
L_L_ image series (2011) by Berlin-based artist Kim Asendorf and jewellery designer Lulu Frost

Friday, December 09, 2011

Andrea Crews
exhibition at Character Walk Paris till December 10th, 2011

Friday, November 25, 2011

SS12 jewellery collection by Paris-based Zelia Horsley

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Google Street View - Cinemascapes
curated by Aaron Hobson:
In search of enchanted and remote lands typically only reserved for the eyes of it's inhabitants, but now are captured on camera by the automated and aesthetically-neutered street view cars that linger.

Void of the main character (self-portrait) and an internal view, these images represent the closing chapter of 4 years of cinemascapes with an external view of the world. 

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

VJ Culture: Channel#1
audio-visual event (and superb graphics) by Tokyo Max User Group; more videos over here

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Thursday, November 03, 2011

Remake Project by BOOOOOOOM!
The Girl With The Pearl Earring - remake of Johannes Vermeer's iconic painting by Gayle Walsworth

The Girl With The Pearl Earring by Johannes Vermeer

Friday, October 28, 2011

Cerrar Los Ojos, analogue image with digital audio, by Roberto Carlos Lange

The Night Porter revisited
Yasmin Le Bon: L'Officiel Paris October, photographer: Bryan Adams

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Golden Autumn
Alexander Wang's adriel bag, over at opening ceremony

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Andrea Crews
new spring summer 2012 collection, special guest: black dwarf

Friday, September 16, 2011

Frozen Moments X
Holocene by Bon Iver, video director: Nabil

Friday, August 12, 2011

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Social Housing–Housing the Social

Social Housing–Housing the Social is a two-day symposium in Amsterdam that emphasizes the relationship between the waning political and practical imperative of social housing and the broader conceptual or philosophical idea of housing the social. Given the increasing global conditions of unequal wealth distribution, and the specific urgency brought about by cuts in social and cultural funding in the Netherlands, can forms of cultural production be reclaimed as tools with which to design and defend social space, or are the agents and engineers of such projects merely tools in the further decoration of reduced welfare rights? What do we want cities to accommodate today? What is the legacy of the utopian ideals of the '60s and what alternative plans for living together in cities are being incubated now? How do we deal with the very real problems of social division brought about by poverty, migration, addiction, lack of representation? What roles do artists, designers, architects play in this process?
Contemporary capitalism in the West has promoted its growth on the ideal of house-ownership (with recent catastrophic financial effects) resulting in the reconceptualisation of public and private space. For this reason, social housing—the provision of homes for those on no or low income—is an idea destabilised through the shrinking of Welfare State models of social provision in Europe and the USA. In the Netherlands, a strong tradition of social housing is changing in light of new forms of privatisation and public private partnership; in other global locations housing is a political tool used to both maintain and produce new forms of power, new tools of both revolution and corruption. Populations are destabilized at a transnational scale; forced to move in search of a cheap, safe, affordable and secure ways of living. In this context does housing also emerge as a new division between global frameworks of provision?

Friday, July 01, 2011

Monday, June 27, 2011

Frozen Moments X:
I'm HERE - Spike Jonze

BIG Vortex

BIG architects featuring art studio realities:united wins the international competition to design a new Waste-to-Energy Plant for Copenhagen that doubles as a ski slope for Copenhagen’s citizens and a long distance symbol of the city’s CO2 emission.

© Juerg Alean

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Chun Kwang Young
Aggregation 2007-2011, exhibition at Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, from May 25 - June 30.

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Frozen Moments X:

Sooyeon Lee

Grand Slam by Matthew Donaldson, for Nowness

Monday, May 02, 2011

Akiko Kimura
exhibition until July 1st, 2011, at das foto, Berlin

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Frozen Moments IX: 
backwards / forwards for Reb’l Fleur perfume

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Toshiya Masuda
Entering from an analogue side—ceramic manifestations of a 3d grid

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Friday, March 11, 2011

Frozen Moment VII
YELLE moves from Safari Disco Club / Que veux-tu 

Sunday, March 06, 2011

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Dotful Data Visualization by Stamen
Cheerio Maps is a view of housing data from that Stamen visualized in early 2010. The maps look at how the sizes, prices and ages of houses vary across the San Francisco Bay Area, and uses circles of different sizes to denote greater and lesser values. In the first image below: Housing prices in San Francisco. Each dot is a house for sale, and the big green dot behind everything else is a mega-mansion in the Pacific Heights neighborhood.

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

When Gravity Fails
SRULI RECHT F/W 2011 , A diagonal line for men

“born out of this 
and trying to get back in

worn out from bliss
and floating in sin

falling back through this future
and from where I’ve been

sky-born, deliberate
draped raw from within”

Monday, January 17, 2011

Frozen Moment VI
Still from Gareth Pugh 2011 for Pitti Immagine #79, film by Ruth Hogben