Light Oscillation by Stimulated Emission of Radiation London-based Swedish director Bertil Nilsson talks about his latest film, Light Oscillation by Stimulated Emission of Radiation , a portrait of Swiss-Filipino circus artist and dancer Mario Español, set to an original score by Dutch producer and composer Dylan Viset: “Mario and I got together to experiment with how the interaction between the tracing speed of a computer-controlled projector and the frame rate of a camera can create different effects. Mario’s body became the canvas in a black void, and his movement was improvised in response to the patterns we came up with. “The title is a bit of a mouthful, it’s a reference to the laser projection
One of our favorites, 2501, is currently the Movement x 1xRUN artist in residence prior to his solo exhibition, Processi Generativi, that opens on May 27th at Inner State in Detroit. Not only that, the artist is preparing to install a massive site wide installation throughout Hart Plaza in Detroit. To kick off the events, we have some great shots of 2501 in the residency.
Fresh on the heels and current run of KAWS’s beautiful show, Yorkshire Sculpture Park just opened another stunning show by Not Vital, the first major UK show of the Swiss and China and Rio de Janeiro and Niger-based artist.
Join the ruckus with Toronto four-piece Weaves. Above all, Weaves are here to disrupt. A fourpiece from Toronto, the band create irrepressible guitar-driven pop that’s as frenetic as it’s utterly infectious, merging looping guitars with an incomparable vocal lead.
The premium travel brand collabs with artist Langley Fox for their latest release. Regardless of whether your summer plans entail travelling internationally or travelling inter-tube-station-ally, you’ll be in need of a tote to heft your essentials around.
Founded by Jason Pomerac, every SIXTY Hotel, no matter its location, is decorated with artworks by some of today’s most exciting artists as well as icons of decades past.
When we first met Phoebe Ryan in 2009, she was a student at New York University and there was no foreshadowing of what was in store or the pop songstress.
Initiating a dialogue between four artists of diverting origins and mediums, “A Change of Place: Four Solo Exhibitions” opened yesterday at Jack Shainman Gallery’s The School.
Here’s our compendium of pop culture news you may have missed while you were doing more important things over the weekend.
My Apartamento: George Lois The latest subject of NOWNESS’s series with Apartamento magazine is celebrated art director and self-described “graphic communicator” George Lois. Known for designing 92 covers of men’s magazine Esquire during his ten-year tenure there, and working to create the iconic “I Want My MTV” tagline, Lois was a key figure of the 1960s Creative Revolution, which ushered in a new wave of expression in advertising, characterized by its irreverent tone.
NOWNESS Shorts: Beat Australian-based actor and director Matt Day speaks about his unconventional tale of intimacy, transference and grief: “In filmmaking I like limitations and keeping things simple—it helps to focus the mind.
Lost Paradise: A Smart Talk A sketch from the light-hearted Lost Paradise project, which spotlights art-world subjects with a nudge and a wink, offers a quick-fire lesson on polka dot-loving multidisciplinary artist Yayoi Kusama. Through the sharp dialogue of its two characters, director Virgile Texier offers a snapshot of the art pioneer’s original work, a precursor to pop art and feminist art movements
Tune in to the provocative new film from Keiichi Matsuda, courtesy of jewellery kings Bulgari. For a
Spend a day in the life of synthpop philosopher T.O.L.D. The Order of Life and Death – or T.O.L.D., for our abbreviation generation – is the alias of UK-born, LA-based musician Dan Smith, whose debut album ‘It’s Not About The Witches’ drops on June 17 th . As sharp minds may infer from his chosen moniker, his preoccupation is mortality, packaged in moodily anthemic synthpop.
Trippy alt-queen Elohim has sorted us out the ultimate chill playlist. You’ll almost certainly remember Elohim if you’ve been with us for a while : her
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Oliver Lee Shipton and Hermes Cevera take ruffles and kilts for a 2016 take on New Romanticism. Vintage pink frill blouse MARKET CARTEL and underwear MODEL’S OWN Earring by H SAMUEL, button down shirt by DIOR, neck tie by ASTRID ANDERSEN, socks by RALPH LAUREN and sandals by UNDERGROUND Shirt by DIOR, jumper by PRADA, shoes by GIVENCHY and ribbon by MERMAID FABRICS Robe by ASTRID ANDERSEN and necklace by GIVENCHY Vintage blouse by CENCI and black blazer by GIVENCHY Shoe lace neck tie by BIKE, shirt by VERSACE and kilt and shoes by GIVENCHY Vintage turtle neck by CENCI, shirt by PRADA and underwear MODEL’S OWN Photographer : Oliver Lee Shipton Stylist : Hermes Cevera Hair : Jonathan De Francesco using Loreal Professional Make-up : Mona Leanne using MAC Cosmetics Set Design : Samuel
The Montreal-based artist tells Wonderland why we should all write music. Known elsewhere as half of sensual “paradise party” duo Café Lanai (revisit our New Noise feature on band partner Forever), as Mind Bath, musician Michael Brock channels a more sombre, yearning sound