Isiah Medina’s Inventing the Future and Mike Hoolboom’s Judy Versus Capitalism posit different ways for movies to work outside traditional aesthetics and structures.
In Jia Zhangke’s short film The Hedonists, finally available to stream, laid-off miners become theme park reenactors.
Nick Hayes and Naomi Burton, founders of the Detroit-based leftist media company Means Media, talk about their ambitions for Means TV, a worker-owned, completely viewer-supported streaming platform.
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The spectacle can be found on every screen that you look at. It is the advertisements plastered on the subway and the pop-up ads that appear in your browser.
Early in koosil-ja’s new show I Am Capitalism, which ran at The Kitchen last week, she spoke through recorded voice-overs of a desire to acquire dances.
Last night, artist Steve Lambert announced that he will not be keeping the money if he wins an ArtPrize award. ArtPrize is the large art festival that gives away over half a million dollars through a balanced formula of art professional and public voting (each group gives away roughly $300,000).
You might say it was bound to happen. And perhaps it was. But now it has happened: the legendary Hotel Chelsea has become a brand. Capitalism spares none.
OAKLAND, Calif. — Earlier this year, there was a kerfluffle on the internet when users voted to oust the iron token in Monopoly in favor of a cat. It was a significant change to the aesthetics of the game — the iron had been around since the 1930s — but not a significant change to its gameplay.
Does Cyber Monday really exist? Who cares, but if you’re like us you’re looking for crazy stuff that isn’t another iDevice, or scarf or mug or whatever everyone else already has. Here is our list of five items that should satisfy the most art-afflicted holiday gift junky.
(via Steve Lambert/kickstarter.com) Quick—what’s the dirtiest word you can think of? The one that makes people the most uncomfortable? The one you wouldn’t dare say at a party for fear you’ll spend the rest of the evening alone in a corner with everyone around you doing their best to pretend you’re not there? Artist Steve […]
Artist Maurizio Cattelan has unveiled his latest public art project in Milan. It’s titled “L.O.V.E.” (2010), it’s 13 ft tall, it’s made of marble, it’s a hand with a giant middle finger, and it’s placed in front of the Italian Stock Exchange. Poetic, right? Meh.