Lafayette Anticipation associate curator Anna Colin talks to artist Tyler Coburn about Ergonomic Futures, a speculative project engaged with art, design, science, anthropology and writing. In this interview, Coburn discusses the research, production process and network of collaborators of a multilayered project ultimately concerned with the futures of humankind. Anna Colin: When one comes across your museum seats Ergonomic Futures (2016—) in contemporary art exhibitions—and soon in natural history, fine art, and anthropology museums—they look… [read more »]
The Cute and the Sporty
A survey of the New York Toy Fair — featuring babies, backpacks, baby-backpacks, and a potty training iPad-toilet. The children’s toy world is still focused on the classics: confirming gender roles, satisfying procreative urges, indulging in the cute and the sporty, and inducing mainstream professional aspirations.
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