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 »]
This past Sunday, I teamed up with artist Grant Singer for a new weekly party in NYC, called Synthia. It was a real creep show and we’re hoping to duplicate the surreal headtrip again when we officially launch the party on Monday, April 12th at Su Casa on 6th Avenue @ 8th Street (with parties to follow every Monday thereafter). Named in honor of the first 100% man-made synthetic organisms currently in development by the Canadian BioEthics group ETC–which will purportedly be ejaculated into the sky in a jetstream like invisible fairies, to dutifully patch up the holes in the ozone layer–we found inspiration for our flyers from my favorite YouTube star, RinaKatase, and her posse of radical bitch friends at maskon.com. Some of my favorite looks so far and a video from Rina are after the jump.
One Day by RinaKatase