Watts Waits After surviving two riots, birthing the notorious Grape St.
1976 Alex Topaller of Grammy Award-winning, New York-based director duo Aggressive talks about their atmospheric exploration of sound: “The film meditates on presentiment and sound. It is a collaboration between myself and Dan Shapiro, Moscow-based art directors The Loop (aka Alex Mikhaylov and Max Chelyadnikov) and sound design studio Echoic’s David Johnston and Tom Gilbert.
The art world too global for you? Each week, Interview highlights in pictures the shows you’d want to see—if you could jetset from one international hub to the next.
It’s unsurprising that artist Michelle Stuart held early aspirations of becoming a writer.
Indian Askin: Really Wanna Tell You With only the record selection and a mirror’s reflection, two lone clubgoers give new meaning to ‘dancing with yourself’, in Dutch director Noël Loozen’s video for Indian Askin. The Dutch-Paraguayan newcomers—who take their name from lead singer Chino Ayala’s indigenous Guaraní heritage—are the latest signing from Warner Music Group, and the psychedelic pop release is the first single from their debut self-titled EP.
Coffee Table Curator is a feature highlighting the month’s best art books; your remote control and coasters will look chic by association.
Actor Edward Holcroft isn’t interested in typical tales and happy endings.
In 2013, Roo Panes was on the heels of a well-timed Burberry campaign that coincided with his debut EP Once. Now he’s gearing up for the release of his sophomore full-length, Paperweights .
Three Corners For their short film documenting New York’s boxing circuit, directors Tarik Malak and Timothy Douglas captured athletes from three different gyms: Staten Island’s Park Hill and Brooklyn’s Brownsville and Bed-Stuy.
Grease: Live! debuted on Sunday evening, so here we revisit an article from 1986 with Grease ‘s original Musical Director Tom Moore and Film Director Randal Kleiser.
Aaron Maine has released four albums under the moniker Porches, but it wasn’t until Pool (out February 5 via Domino Records) that he wrote and recorded an entire album on his own.
I Saved My Belly Dancer New York-based Egyptian artist and photographer Youssef Nabil’s film is a poetic depiction of his fascination with belly dancers and his anxiety over the disappearance of this art form that is unique to the Middle East. This excerpt of a 12-minute video installation is visually inspired by the 1950s—the golden age of Egyptian cinema—and touches upon the artist’s fraught relationship with his home country, both elements that inform a large aspect of his practice. I Saved My Belly Dancer is premiering in the Middle East at The Third Line’s new space at Alserkal Avenue on 3 February, 2016.
Singer/songwriter Julien Baker still seems incredulous about the positive reception of her debut solo record Sprained Ankle .
For three months, British artist KESH lived at Catherine Ahnell Gallery, developing her solo exhibition “LJUS2.”
Without A Word The Swedish-born filmmaker recalls filming his dancers s ans sound : “I hesitated when shooting dancers as I worried people would think of this as a dance film; I just see it as these characters that are expressing their pain, their feelings and their struggle with the use of body movement. They all danced to no music, in silence; I didn’t want to clutter their movement with beats and rhythm. “I was always going to use music for the film, but when you do a music video the music is the center of the shoot; you cue playback and everything else after that happens in a domino effect
This year is huge for book adaptations , with several critically-applauded stories being released onto the big screen. From longtime favorites like The Jungle Book
At first, Ryan Murphy’s new show The People v. O.J. Simpson is compelling in its campiness.
Known as part of The Walkmen, Walter Martin just released his second solo album, Arts + Leisure .
Here’s our compendium of pop culture news you may have missed while you were doing more important things over the weekend.
My First Apartamento: Tavi Gevinson Director Barbara Anastacio captures 19-year-old writer and editor Tavi Gevinson in her bijou NYC flat, amongst David Bowie and Cocteau Twins records and a copy of Marlene Maurhoff’s Sulamith Wülfing , gifted to her by Stevie Nicks. After a meteoric rise to fame as an 11-year-old fashion blogger, Gevinson founded Rookie, a feminist online magazine for teenage girls, and recently landed on Time ’s Most Influential Teens list