UK’s many higher education institutions graduate thousands of fine art students annually, of which only a very small percentage manage to get picked up by a gallery, break into the (local, national or global) art market and make a living. Already filled with anxieties of peer-comparisons and the amount of followers of their Tumblr portfolios, these barely matured artists are confronted with a largely excluding cultural sector, and for many, the dream of becoming a… [read more »]
This New Year’s Eve, DIS was invited to create performance installation for Ryan Trecartin’s multi-level, multi-platform party #hi11. Preëmpting next-day water cooler chatter about the party, DIS brought the office and entertainment together for a hyperlinked headstart in the refresh_forum, presenting Exotic Vertical Integration with dancers Josiah and Breezelle. More info on the party at http://2240hill.com.