Once a year, Hyperallergic probes the video vault that is the internet to present a daylong series we’ve named after the 1983 sci-fi classic Videodrome. David Cronenberg’s strangest film — which is saying something — it’s set in early 1980s Toronto and follows the CEO of a small TV station (James Woods) who stumbles upon a renegade broadcast featuring violence and torture. There are layers of deception, a cameo by famous Canadian Debbie Harry, a McLuhanesque academic who seems to only exist in video form, and then there’s search for the signal’s source, which leads to new hallucinations.
Today, we’ll be showing you videos we’ve bookmarked for the Friday before Labor Day, when our minds want to slip into the last real weekend of summer.
Columbia University exhibition thwarts the de-politicization of postwar abstract art with a series of provocative questions.
Some 500 satirical guerilla billboard ads posted across Europe featured texts such as “#SayYesToTheEndOfTheWorld” and “Low Fares to Plastic island.”
Open to scholars, artists, curators, and writers, this new fellowship embraces the interdisciplinary spirit of a pioneering fiber artist and comes with a $30,000 stipend.
Despite his reportedly encyclopedic knowledge of the region’s geologic and mineral makeup, Heizer has displayed a baffling incuriousness about the larger story of the land he digs, cuts, and plows.
Using the pressures of adolescence and indoctrination of the church as a framework, Campbell captures the stress endured by young women and their bodies.
These virtual talks will share details on the MFA and M.Arch programs, alumni experiences, financial aid and fellowships, student life, and more.
The investigation represents the first step of a process to return the works to families and descendants of those who originally owned them.
The menial work, combined $17/hour pay, no benefits, and a lack of support from higher-ups has reportedly led to severe staff shortages.
This new kunsthaus in Potsdam shows modern and contemporary works of art from East Germany in what was once a terrace restaurant.
Eliza Naranjo Morse and Jamison Chas Banks envisioned Giving Growth as a response to the forced isolation brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Although Latinos represent 18.7% of the United States’s population as of the 2020 census, only 3.1% of lead roles in television shows feature them.
The museum and union have yet to agree on wages and healthcare.