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The Sleeping Beauty

The series Sleeping Boy by photographer/film maker Ada Biligaard Søby is reminiscent of the old tradition of odalisque paintings. Nevertheless, this time, rather than the exotic female, the white male is captured in his private space where our presence as the voyeur is not evinced.

The Breezeway

While Mr. D. Shrigley has been busy making tunes recently, November also sees the return of the mighty Shabazz… (Berghain Kantine, Nov. 14), and by the way: the new video to “Motion Sickness” is epic indeed.

DAMN GOOD COFFEE!

By now everyone must have heard about the news: Nine brand new episodes of Twin Peaks will go into production next year to be broadcast in 2016! David Lynch has been teasing the show’s return on Twitter for a while, and now a teaser trailer that typically gives not much else away has been released. [...]

PERSONAS

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.

BOFILLTOPIAS #03: LA MURALLA ROJA

La Muralla Roja – The Red Wall – is an apartment building by Ricardo Bofill constructed in 1973 on the Mediterranean coast near Alicante in Spain, and in vicinity of La Manzanera, an equally odd if aesthetically quite different Bofill landmark building. La Muralla Roja reads like an intellectual exercise gone havoc: drawing inspiration from [...]

BLOOMING POTT

Indie animation mainstay since “My First Crush,” (2007), her plaintive ode to infatuation, Julia Potts has in the last seven years only grown as an artist. Her most recent offering, “The Event,”  places her wry melancholy and signature animal-like creatures into landscapes that merge live-action images of Montauk and hand-drawn animation.  The digitalized special effects [...]

POOLSIDE FM

Sat outside? Maybe even next to pool (not likely), well give Poolside FM a listen its perfect for the good weather. No need to hassle through your itunes libary. Poolside delivers the old classic 80’s tunes with super VHS visuals! It’s created by created by Marty Bell and Grant MacLennan and it received 30,000 visitors in [...]

B4XVI

It’s the one Tumblr to end all Tumblrs: B4XVI, a blog established to document “an invisible conversation between hip hop and art before the 16th century” – happy Easter!

BONUSMATERIAL

Two brilliant reissues have been announced recently: Grace Jones‘ 1981 LP Nightclubbing, which has been remastered from the original analogue tapes and expanded with 12″ mixes. This version also includes two unreleased tracks, including the fantastic Tubeway Army’s cover Me! I Disconnect From You!

The second is Any Other City, the legendary record by Glasgow’s Life [...]

ALBUM MAN

Andrei Tarkovsky’s intense films, though numbering only seven across his almost quarter decade career, have cemented his place as one of cinema’s master craftsmen. Meditative, intimate, and often opaque, the films lack nothing in compelling narrative nor symbolic density.  Those not fond of slower films can still wonder at his meticulous composition, baptized by [...]