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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Good night quote

A series of good night quotes from my favourite books and authors starts here & today with A | Paul Auster, Moon Palace, p.25. Good night Berlin, good night Amerika, good night world.


While Radiohead are currently on hiatus, their front man Thom Yorke seems on a creative high: after last year’s Atoms for Peace side project, the man just this Friday announced the release of yet another solo album, Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes, released through a pay-gated torrent file.


It is precisely 18:01 now, meaning that one minute ago, across the big pond, the doors opened to this year’s installment of the mother of all art book fairs, obviously in New York and where else? We imagine a stampede of book lovers, wallets in hand (last year, all ATMs in the vicinity of PS1 [...]

Europe’s Dystopian Novels

Photos by: Boris Kralj
Having recently spent a couple of weeks in Tallinn, Estonia, I ended up being fully introduced to Estonia’s Soviet past, followed by its quick embracing of capitalism and current ‘better’ days. It’s an interesting past, the one that still haunts eastern european formerly communist countries and, perhaps even more interesting, present, certainly [...]

Turing Text

Show me your handwriting, and I tell you who you are. Seems like robots are picking up individual handwriting now. Could this be the next Turing Test? Austin based startup Maillift is taking marketing spam to a whole new level. Seamless Salesforce integration, of course.
Some hints on how to tell humans and machines apart.


In the series “Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich” by Sandro Miller, Mr. John Malkovich appears as Marilyn Monroe, Andy Warhol, Mick Jagger, Alfred Hitchcock, Che Gueavara, John Lennon, Dali; idiosyncratic, cult characters of history of photography and more.


While I’m sure almost all of you have heard of Shirin Neshat, a tribute. Best known for the photographic series Women of Allah, two-screen video works, and the film Women Without Men (2009), her work addresses the female experience and sexual politics in Islamic societies.  As in Turbulence (1998) here, Neshat’s use of lush chiaroscuro seeks to [...]


In Residence: Ricardo Bofill
The architect of holy,dystopic, fairy-tale spaces…

Past Continuous

The best thing NYC’s awesome Dexter Sinister pulled off this year was sending an invite on June 26 (!) that said: “Please come last SATURDAY 21 JUNE 2014 at 10:30 pm to Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius (CAC), Vokieciu 2, Vilnius LT-01130, Lithuania, for the STAGING of Dexter Sinister’s The Last ShOt [...]


This week is all dedicated to Alt-J, sonically speaking, as their highly anticipated second album This Is All Yours is released today, following the brilliant surprise success An Awesome Wave.