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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Hey! Bright boy! Did I tell you talk?

We aren’t against thinking too much, but knowing too much should be avoided.
Short story time: Bullet in the Brain by Tobias Wolff.

BUILDING IMPATIENCE

It’s really not fair sometimes to announce things that won’t be available until autumn, especially when it’s something as mouth-watering and irritatingly must-have-now-inspiring as our recent cover star’s Chris Ware’s latest magnum opus, Building Stories. As we all know, Chris Ware only publishes in what feels like once in a decade, but if he [...]

ALTERNATIVES IN PRINT: AKADEMISCHE MITTEILUNGEN

Publishing magazines seems to be a trend that just won’t go away – which is fine with us – and that also many design courses, especially in Germany, have caught onto, adding their own efforts to the mix, with varying success. One of the more interesting ones for a general public since it is built [...]

MONO.KULTUR #32 / SOUNDBITE 01

Indeed, indeed.

MONDAY MUSIC: HOT CHIP

After a brief summer holiday, Monday Music returns with the kind of sugar-coated ballad that only Hot Chip can get away with, and yes, they can afford big budget videos now, which is kind of a shame, but nice track anyway.

BETWEEN SEAPUNK AND HIP-HOP

Azealia Banks‘ shambolic, but splendid mixtape Fantasea:

Hell-Bent

Hell was invented in 1896. 80 years later it felt like this…

FUZI UVTPK Exhibition & Live Tattoo Session at Salon Renate

We know FUZI’s style might not be everyone’s piece of cake, but it’s not every day that you can get to observe other people being marked for life, with needles and ink, while you drink a beer and hang out with friends. It might be you end up feeling tempted by FUZI’s crazy and super funny [...]

PAINTERS’ SOUTH/NORTH

Léopold Survage escaped Russia and came to France during the first world war. 1925 he moved to the very southeast, which would have a meaningful impact on his work. Just like many artists, such as Matisse and Derain, who frequented and lived in these small Catalonian towns, Survage was obsessed with the light which luminosity [...]

WHAT A PITY TO MISS

Here are some photos of the soccer night that we hosted  at Studio B. Thanks to Jyuuchi, Okawari, Ma tias and Lukas from Onebeat. These wonderful photos are taken by Pascal Rohé who also worked on the video. What a pity to miss a mono.kultur event!