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 »]
You better work b*tch: Meet Yulia Viktorovna Vins, the Russian teenager with the face of a barbie, and the body of an action figure. The 17-year-old competitive powerlifter says she started working out to build her self confidence – and that she did, along with inspiring me to actually use that Equinox membership I bought the day after Thanksgiving.
It’s Britney b*tch: Britney posted a sneak peak of her music video for “Work Bitch” on her Instagram last night. It’s got major Spice Girl vibes, but we’ll just give her benefit of the doubt and call it homage.
A b*tch giving back: Blake Lively wants to help YOU “curate” your life! As the ex-Gossip Girl explained in an interview with British Vogue”…[I]t’s about storytelling and it’s about living a very one-of-a-kind, curated life, and how to achieve that.” I don’t know about you, but there’s something suspiciously GOOP-y about this. And could she be more Serena? It’s totally like her to think that she can go ahead and get away with “curating” people’s lives. Whatever.
B*tch make me a sandwich: Apparently these days, all you need to do is make 300 sandwiches and boom – you’re engaged! Well, at least, that’s what a New York Post Page Six Editor is saying. While internet feminists are unsurprisingly angry, I’m just glad to hear that I’m not the only crazy b*tch in town. 177 down, only 123 more to go!
The casting of a predominantly black step team to showcase the collection was a beautiful and moving contrast to, well, this: