Lafayette Anticipation associate curator Anna Colin talks to artist Tyler Coburn about Ergonomic Futures, a speculative project engaged with art, design, science, anthropology and writing. In this interview, Coburn discusses the research, production process and network of collaborators of a multilayered project ultimately concerned with the futures of humankind. Anna Colin: When one comes across your museum seats Ergonomic Futures (2016—) in contemporary art exhibitions—and soon in natural history, fine art, and anthropology museums—they look… [read more »]
Rubbing noses is more sanitary than a kiss, less formal than handshake. Not only is it the official Maori greeting, it seems everybody does it: grandparents, twins, parrots, girls with wet hair, girls playing in snow, business people, pregnant women, gorillas, straight couples, asian couples, gay couples, sphinxes, mothers, toys, politicians, Pinocchio, David Beckham, Buddha, Minnie Mouse, Prince William, and Michael Jackson… Rub it in.