Let’s, for a moment, argue that art and politics (as we currently practise their convergent theories, and – with a secondary disclaimer – specifically in western visual art terminologies) has its roots in Italy. We’ll point out how the artists’ manifesto was the first real example of the merging of art and politics in the form of the art object, and that it was The Founding and Manifesto of Futurism (published in Bologna in 1909)… [read more »]
Snowy Wilderness Presents
TELFAR A/W 2012: SHOP-MOBILE
Recession Art at CULTUREfix
9 Clinton St
New York, NY 10002
Opening Reception/ Presentation
Tuesday, February 14th
On February 14th Snowy Wilderness presents TELFAR Autumn/Winter 2012: SHOP-MOBILE, debuting TELFAR’s 14th ready-to-wear collection and his mobile shop constructed by artist Lizzie Fitch. For A/W12 TELFAR introduces an Autumn/Winter collection heavily influenced by D.I.Y. construction techniques fused with winter activewear—applying detachable and insulated features to winter basics. To release A/W12’s collection, TELFAR will present a multimedia visual experience in correlation with the collection and mobile concept shop. TELFAR Autumn/Winter 2012: SHOP-MOBILE will hold its opening reception & presentation on Tuesday, February 14th from 3–6 PM at RAC at CULTUREfix, and will remain on view until March 4th, 2012. SHOP-MOBILE will be open to the public Tuesdays–Saturdays 12–8 PM and Sundays 12–6 PM. For more information on TELFAR or SHOP-MOBILE please view WWW.TELFAR.NET or TELFAR.TUMBLR.COM.
Videos directed by Jonathan Turner.