Hayley Silverman’s “Dog Plays,” an ongoing series in which a cast of untrained dogs take on the role of characters from a range of pop-culture texts, disrupt the canon of identities traditionally represented in Hollywood as they are re-inhabited by animals. Calling on artifacts ranging from Richard Linklater films, to science-fiction thrillers, to Depression-era musicals that rhapsodize class difference, these performances investigate how our understanding of narrative, authority and identity transforms when we project stories,… [read more »]
The video for “Wijd,” off the Massacooramaan debut Dead Long Time EP may be the most accurate representation of the PaleoDiet club kid’s survival kit. Directed by Kingdom and Subtrança, its cluster of party flyers, combo edge knives, and rendered rain water suggest a new evolutionary logic; a neo-primordial ooze littered with refuge of the present day. Dead Long Time is out now on Fade to Mind and is available for download or stream.