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 »]
DIS collaborator Physical Therapy has remixed the latest 2010 single by the well-known R’n’B lesbian, Alicia Keys. Entitled, “Un-Thinkable (I’m Ready)”, the remix video debuted to critical peer acclaim yesterday, swiftly climbing up the Top News chart on Facebook (in DIS Magazine’s social network) during the 13 hours since, to be exact. Set to a CGI-dreamscape of Christ on Mount Olympus enduring an effervescent crucifixion evocative of Michael Jackson’s HIStory period, one can’t help but wonder about Alicia’s own struggle with building synthetic mythologies around her celebrity avatar, like the walls of biblical Jericho.
[Thanks to Robin XXJFG for posting.]