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Alex Israel – As It LAys


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BRAD TROEMEL ⎮ LIVE/WORK  TOMORROW GALLERY  

Tomorrow Gallery’s sophomore exhibition LIVE/WORK features a breakthrough presentation by the artist Brad Troemel, known widely for the tumbler-based group The Jogging, co-founded with Lauren Christiansen in 2009. Tomorrow’s director Tara Downs, formerly of Tanya Leighton Gallery in Berlin, through a combination of courage and grace has become an artists’ gallerist sine qua non, respected for her commitment to emerging practices and projects less likely to find support in typical commercial venues. Troemel, who has produced several… [read more »]

TOTAL BODY CONDITIONING Listening party

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Stream Felicita’s New Frenemies EP and Win A Glow-In-The-Dark Bag!

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Not your average bot: DISmiss presents AGNES

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Yemenwed’s EMPATHEATRE at the Pérez Art Museum Miami

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DISmiss presents Genesis Breyer P-Orridge

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All That is Solid Melts into Airbnb

Last Tuesday, feelings of curiosity, enthusiasm, and skepticism surrounding Airbnb filled the Swiss Institute for a night of discussion on the app’s relationship to architecture. Consisting of Alessandro Bava (Airbnb Pavilion), legendary designer and architect Andrea Branzi (via video projection), Airbnb representatives Rachael Yu and Aaron Taylor Harvey (who tried to avoid being perceived as representatives), and moderated by Sean Monahan (K-HOLE) — the event was almost predestined to provoke spontaneous architectural theories. If one… [read more »]

So So In Luv | “1+0nly”

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Fixed Agency | Private(i)

Fixed Agency is a multidisciplinary art collective working at the intersection of participatory performance and interactive technologies. Consisting of Isaac Eddy, Peter Musante, Rachael Richman, Eva von Schweinitz & Alessandra Calabi, FA is a Visiting Artist at BLDG 92 / The Brooklyn Navy Yard, where they developed Private(i) — a site-specific experience set in the year 2020, where privacy has ceased to exist. Marvin Jordan: I had the chance to attend your first production of… [read more »]