Video courtesy Brace Brace DIS Magazine and Red Bull Studios invite you to ECOLOGY 2: Art & Commerce. 3-5pm Saturday, March 22nd 220 W. 18th St Can art, as the ultimate benchmark of connoisseurial consumerism, be mobilized through commercial processes to redirect networked flows of power, capital, and desire? Introduced by artist Christopher Kulendran Thomas, this discussion brings together philosopher Benjamin Woodard, curators Agatha Wara and Victoria Ivanova, artist and writer Gean Moreno, and theorist… [read more »]
As the coevolution of museums and galleries continues, their shared strategies become increasingly apparent. The logic of the gift shop–allow visitors to engage in commerce related to unbuyable, historic cultural objects–is native to a museum space, but a bit newer for a gallery. The Gagosian’s Shop is an exciting transportation of the gift shop model from fundraiser to business model: the cultural values being capitalized on are not unbuyable because of their removal from the… [read more »]
It’s the launch of DISown Radio! Come by DISown at the Red Bull Studios, 220 W 18th street or listen online at radio.dismagazine.com. 2-3pm DISown Radio with Finn Diesel (live) – a recap of the week at the Red Bull Studio with previews of upcoming events and exclusive tracks from the DIS music editor’s favorite artists. 3-5pm Astro Nautico (live) – the label project from LuckyMe affiliate Obey City joins us live in studio. 5-7pm… [read more »]
Karl’s been shopping at Monoprix and knocking off Necessary Clothing! Check out his FDA approved supermarket accessories below:
20 years ago, Superflex appeared on the art scene with their first major work: the opening of a highway in the province of Copenhagen. The moment the minister of traffic cut the red ribbon, which the artist group had set up, was broadcast on national television. Afterwards Superflex expressed their hope that the beautiful new road in the Danish countryside, which they claimed as theirs, should never be used. Soon after Superflex hit the headlines… [read more »]
New MikeQ & Sinjin Hawke! The next entry in the Fractal Fantasy series is here, and it’s lightning. We’ve been #SHOCKED by ThunderScan. Listen to Flash Alert, another track in Fractal Fantasy series.
It seems like forever since we went #BTS of Ryan Trecartin’s new saga, but the wait was worth it: For those of you who weren’t able to make it to the BAM screening, the next two videos of his latest series have finally gone online! Comma Boat and Item Falls are here. Watch them now!
At DIS, we admire all kinds of positions. But our favorite is the one 69 is in: poised to climb to the top of the fashion industry! This friday is the premiere of the 69 Fall/Winter 2014 collection video and presentation. Shop spring/summer 14 and dance all night! (And we hear if you wear a 69 piece, you’ll get a free gift.) Not to be missed! Presented by Ooga Booga and 356 S Mission Friday,… [read more »]
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Incorporating human dramatization and technology is nothing new to artist Xavier Cha – see Disembodied Selfie. Cha’s latest project, Fruit Machine 2: Synesthesia, is a sequel to her first performance Fruit Machine 1 which took place last year at ICA Philadelphia. This latest project will be taking place at The New Museum Theater on December 20th and 21st with costumes by Eckhaus Latta, a score by Aaron David Ross, and Fruit Machine App development by Samuel… [read more »]