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Nice essay by Elvia Wilk on becoming the plant, Death by Landscape, feminist sciences, climate weirdness, SF and ... —— slight disagreement on her understanding of the ‘human’ category as meant to be inclusive, but a very good read nonetheless
Farfetch acquires New Guards Group for a staggering reported $675 million. Virgil Abloh, Marcelo Burlon, and Heron Preston are getting the last laugh.
'the finished project includes around 700 clips from 183 films around the world. “You can watch any two hours of this and scribble down names of filmmakers you’ve never heard before,” Powers said.'
“The store sometimes delayed for months payments to its smaller suppliers⁠—the kinds of brands that built its reputation as a place for exclusivity and discovery. New brands may be a financial risk for a large department store, but, as the company’s first bankruptcy demonstrated, it’s a financial risk for young ...Read More
From Boomkat: "...she set up and documented the interaction between a neural network, audio recordings of early Martian language, and footage of the movements of space bacteria. Effectively arriving at a consolidation of wetware and hardware, Jenna uses the computer as a shaman/conduit with the capacity to transmute light and ...Read More
Video on nowness profiling the consequences of climate change effects in Puerto Rico among others in a series on the site. " Puerto Rico, the 1949 poem by Victor Hernández Cruz that extols the virtues of the US territory lays the foundation for Winther’s film. The New York-based director pairs Cruz’s words with moving images of the people, homes and landscapes that belong to the island. “Shadow of a Hurricane captures ...Read More
"Bob Fosse’s 1972 film of Liza Minnelli at the Lyceum Theater remains a spellbinding document of the art of performance."
" Celine Art Project, the curatorial endeavour signed by Slimane, which will bring site-specific artworks to each Celine store over the course of the next few months. " Seems like art mixed with select fashion corps, major retailers, and corporations is not just a trend but possibly the only way ...Read More
"A Summer Chronicle, part 3: NATASHA STAGG talks about how vanity has changed and reflects on what her favourite movies have in common"
"The exploitation involved in commercial surrogacy can therefore only be eliminated by exploring something that, Lewis thinks, we should be very much motivated to explore anyway: new paradigms of family life, inspired both by queer “chosen families” and the polyparental child-rearing practiced by societies in the Global South. In such ...Read More
“The large film screen, through its overwhelming size, attempts to immerse the cinema-goer in another world. The mobile screen, which in this sense is the opposite of film, doesn’t concern itself with immersion, but rather provides a tiny surreal portal into the universe of its content. It is this surreal Thinking about how this approach to narrative storytelling normalizes a manic, fragmented, possibly dissociated life the same time it feels like a logical step forward. ...Read More
the endearing clarity here; "there’s a current worry in the furry community of mainstream society trying to gentrify, sterilise and capitalise on an overwhelmingly subversive, kinky and LGBT+ community. But people have been making animal films since film was invented, so the occasional Hollywood blockbuster isn’t going to destroy the ...Read More
“For context, human rights groups have been looking for an identifiable specimen. It’s something the art world may appreciate less, but these groups have been trying to get these bullets outside of Gaza for some time. We believe that we have something that is going to make a difference.”