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 »]
Styled by: Haley Wollens
Peep the latest work from SETH, the new experimental duo synergistically composed of artists Gobby and Jamie Krasner. Their audiovisual trip, “Fish Oil,” looks and sounds like it teleported from a futuristic space-pop-time continuum right into our screens, destined to nestle deep within our psyche. The narrative glows with telepathic vibes and unfolds under a paranormal conception of time, all while the dream-drenched beat resonates with stacked layers of vocals and extrasensory perceptions. Earthliness and divinity are conjoined with eccentric ecstasy and graceful grit. As our pupils dilate and our cosmic contours expand, the music takes decisively surprising turns, in which decelerated tape reversals meet reversions of linearity that progress along quasi-conventional lines. We may have been caught off guard by the mystical, feline pilgrimage into which we were suddenly inducted in “Fish Oil” — but that is all the more reason why we look forward to hearing, seeing, and experiencing more from SETH!