Thank You America We Are The Parents of LA (For Harvey Kubernick) is an ode to the infinitesimal elements of the City of Angels. Shot by director trio Facts—aka T. Gerike, R
Continuum Continuum is a creative call and response between Sofia Mattioli and Brit music vanguards Jamie xx, Four Tet and Koreless, and the Spanish experimentalist John Talabot. The London-based artist and writer presented her performative silent film made with long-time collaborator Rebecca Salvadori to the four kings of understated electronic music, who in turn wrote an original score inspired by each contiguous two-minute visual excursion, with somewhat Kubrick-ian results. Further exploring the relationship between silence and music—the duo previously worked together on Mattioli’s acclaimed dance video with the Manchester Deaf Centre for Jamie xx’s “Sleep Sound” —the filmmaker below delves behind the scenes of the project, with all of the tracks available to download today from the newly launched NOWNESS Soundcloud .
One of Los Angeles’s most anticipated exhibitions of the year, it is also one of the city’s most seductive, inscrutable and generally impressive shows in recent memory.
A new memoir by the onetime frontwoman of The Slits is titled “Clothes, Clothes, Clothes.
Following this year’s inauguration of the Mus
Matthew Davidson is a model on the rise.
One might say it’s rare for a musician to drop her debut single featuring an artist as prominent as Common, but that’s exactly what happened for Swedish R&B singer Snoh Aalegra.
Despite what might seem like a dark and possibly depressing name, music produced by London-based trio Sunless ’97 is far from sunless.
Guy Bourdin: Image Maker Guy Bourdin moved the fashion shoot far beyond the mere touting of garments and into a world redolent of sex, violence and the macabre through his frequently shocking commercial campaigns and editorial work. As today’s fashion culture testifies, in this the influential Parisian photographer was prescient, not least his view that the product is incidental—what matters is the image. On the set of his meticulously executed shoots, Bourdin would sometimes bring out a super-8 cine camera, a technique showcased here in one of several pieces from a new London show of his work from 1955 to 1987.
Plus, a calligraphy master on view in New York, photos of Soviet atomic test sites and more happenings to see in the week ahead.
After years working as a songwriter for Cash Money, Universal, and individual producers, Marissa Jack’s new project is a bold escape from the expectations and opinions of affected record label execs. Basically, she’s like Katy Perry, but with an actual message for the world.
Here’s our compendium of pop culture news you may have missed while you were doing more important things over the weekend.
In Residence: Knud Holscher On an expansive plot down a leafy cul-de-sac 25 minutes north of Copenhagen sits a spectacular boxy brick-and-glass house. Situated in the sleepy suburb of Holte, it is at once unpretentious, poetic and understated—much like the man who built it. The home of Knud Holscher, one of Denmark’s most acclaimed architects and industrial designers, has been considered one of this small Nordic nation’s most beautiful residences since it was built in the early 1970s
Still Life Trekking across 24,700 hectares of forest to visit remote ice-blue lakes, Still Life pits reality against fiction; snowy white owls juxtaposed with taxidermy hares, stunned by flood lights in the dead of night. Shot in Harz National Park, Germany, filmmakers Florian Fischer and Johannes Krell were inspired by the much-loved nature documentary format, hunting out theatrical dioramas of idealistic replicas found in natural history museums. “The Blauer See is a disused lime works where a lake accrues every spring,” say directors Fischer and Krell, of their most surprising discovery
Each day until Christmas, the editors of T share a new holiday gift idea.
I Love Kuduro It’s a few years since Buraka Som Sistema brought Kuduro’s notorious ‘batida’ to a global audience. As new documentary I Love Kuduro delves into the history, legacy and vitality of the movement, director Mário Patrocinio discusses his passion for the Angolan dance movement. Kuduro has a very special way of taking things from the West—electronic music, world music—and reinventing them
Tom Kondrat is a Polish-born photographer who recently moved to Taiwan. Right after moving, he developed a fascination with typhoons from the reports he would here on the news and stories from the locals
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.
In his series “Audiences”, photographer Thomas Struth placed himself in the position of some of the world’s most famous pieces of art. Struth explains, “I sometimes wished I could be the painting looking at the faces of the audience”. For one week, Struth set up at the Galleria dell’ Accademia in Florence, Italy in front of Michelangelo’s famous “David” sculpture during it’s 500th anniversary