Incorporating human dramatization and technology is nothing new to artist Xavier Cha – see Disembodied Selfie. Cha’s latest project, Fruit Machine 2: Synesthesia, is a sequel to her first performance Fruit Machine 1 which took place last year at ICA Philadelphia. Fruit Machine 2: Synesthesia will be mechanized by the programming of a digital application developed to randomly select whose “turn” it is in part 2 of this abstracted game show. One of two alternating emcees… [read more »]
Raise your hand if you’re a Martine Rose boy. We were taken this season by her shoplifter proportions, out of left field obsession with beer, and a realist portrayal of something we can’t quite pin down. Martine also somehow managed to sustain the relevancy of the crop top while totally demeaning the shoe.