Discover

DISappointing U.S. Olympic Photo Shoot

Brendan Hansen of the US Swimming Olympic team

Shot putter Jillian Camarena-Williams of the US Track and Field Olympic team

Lashinda Demus of the US Track and Field Olympic team

Olympic Team Media Summit in Dallas. Over 100 athletes came through the photo area over a three day period.

Like speed dating, each photographer is given 4 minutes or less.

Trampoline gymnast Dakota Earnest

Fencer Alexander Massialas


Siblings Diana Lopez and Steven Lopez of the US Taekwondo Olympic team

Nastia Liukin of the US Olympic Gymnastics team

Sarah Robles of the US Olympic Weightlifting

Kayla Harrison of the US Judo Olympic team

Tony Gunawan of the US Badminton Olympic team

Cassidy Krug of the US Diving Olympic team

Gaby Douglas of the US Olympic Gymnastics team

Lindsey Berg of the US Olympic Volleyball team

Debbie Capozzi of the US Women’s Olympic Sailing team

Michael Phelps of the US Olympic Swimming team

Rebecca Bross of the US Olympic Gymnastics team

Jonathan Horton of the US Olympic Gymnastics team

For more DISturbing photo sessions like this check out Photo 101 and Performance Art.

Recent Posts

Tween FOMO

Suffering from #FOMO on the next generation’s party culture? Or did you forget your fake ID to get into Pink Elephant? FUZIPOP! bridges these two negative worlds into one positive paradise: a parent-and-kid series of events organized across New York City’s most exclusive nightclubs. Counter to posing as a potential, inadvertent gateway toward premature binge drinking and hard partying, FUZIPOP! opens its doors to “experience a nightclub environment in a safe controlled daytime setting.” Plus… [read more »]

TEMPS MORT | A Chronicle of Dead Time

Algerian, Paris based artist Mohamed Bourouissa’s work projects urban geographical and social spaces in antithetical arenas in order to contend stereotypes that incorrectly define these misrepresented realities. In 2009, Bourouissa first premiered his project titled TEMPS MORT. The exhibition follows the correspondence between Bourouissa and a prison inmate named ‘Al’. As the two communicated solely through SMS – messages which are also included in the exhibition – Bourouissa suggested various shots and still images for Al… [read more »]

Exhibition Opening | Still Working?

This Friday at The New School’s Skybridge, Still Working? will showcase a wave of artists engaged in the increasingly blurred relationship between work and play. Seeking to create an environment that complicates this binary, the exhibition will serve as an opportunity to address the rise of the so-called creative class and the global conditions of labor underpinning it. In addition to exploring what it means to work/live in a ‘home office’, Still Working? will reference… [read more »]

DISown Radio: Net Artist Daily

It’s Net Artist Podcast-ly with Arjun Srivatsa and Anthony Antonellis! Listen to the Mad About You theme, topics on panels, reports, business and finance, and the latest on Oculus Rift… #thisisgoingtotakealotofhashtags

Gay Jeans with a Straight Fit

Q: What happens if bright rainbow yarns don’t speak to my gay identity? A: You’re branded this way. Introducing Gay Jeans, a seemingly #basic pair of dark indigo denim that over time, with enough wear and tear, “comes out of the closet” to show its true colors. Financed through the crowdfunding platform BetaBrand, 10% of its profits go to the SF LGBT Center. As lead designer Steven B. Wheeler puts it, “it’s proof that some… [read more »]

Xavier Cha | user-generated dance @ Kunsthalle Düsseldorf

The binary code rules the world, but why not dance to it? Currently ongoing at the Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Smart New World is dissecting the conditions of digital capitalism while channeling its structures to bring art and contemporary dance to life. You can contact Xavier Cha to have your compulsive online patterns monitored by surveillance software then transposed into movement by dancers of the Merce Cunningham Company. Transfigure your compulsive URL behavior into beautiful dance by… [read more »]

Doctor-Recommended: Poop

According to the U.S. Public Health Service, Clostridium difficile can cause painful cramps, high fever, severe swelling of the bowel, colonic bleeding — basically, explosive diarrhea. But now there’s a solution! Doo-doo transplants, aka fecal bacteriotherapy, puts the “ex” in excrement through a peer-to-peer poop therapy procedure that may remind you of Human Centipede but without the maniacal nazi doctor. Provided with the choice between two methods of administration — a fine tube threaded through… [read more »]

DISown Radio: Karaoke Night w/ Ian Isiah

Listen to Ian Isiah’s karaoke renditions of “The Boy Is Mine” and “Wrecking Ball” as well a special #DISown freestyle!

Exhibition Opening | Dark Velocity1

Opening this Sunday at the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, Dark Velocity1 will feature works by Trisha Baga, Alisa Baremboym, Brace Brace, DIS, GCC, Victoria Ivanova, Seth Price, Christopher Kulendran Thomas and Ryan Trecartin. The exhibition thematically hinges on critical relationships to neoliberalism today, a rejection of former longings for ‘outside’ alternatives, and inflecting the technologies internal to current systems of power, capital, and desire. Dark Velocity1 will be ongoing from April 13… [read more »]

Who’s Actually Gay Tho? w/ Steven Phillips-Horst

We’ve all fantasized: gay Republican, closeted Democrat, Bi-ndependent. But now we have the facts. Orientation cryptologist Steven Phillips-Horst is back with #penetrating insights into the not-so-secret lives of closeted gay politicians! The results are #SCHOCKING!