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 »]
In this latest series by Christelle de Castro, we see how identity becomes imbedded in style and how a relationship is translated when a persons’ clothing is worn by others. Here de Castro photographs her friends in entire looks from her own closet to create a kind of self-portraiture. By layering the visual markers of self-style onto those of her subjects, she examines intimacy through the act of sharing a wardrobe, as well as the mirroring effect that occurs when one is read through their loved ones.
text by Katerina Llanes