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Now Tumbling | Toon Trendz

TOON TRENDZ is an ideal styling resource for any conscious consumer struggling to achieve the perfect Angelica Pickles resort look for summer. Culling iconic styles from an array of ’90s Nickelodeon influences, the inspired feed (composed by someone named “Poodle”) is only now in its rugrat infancy. DIS recommends Judy Funny (Doug) and Cynthia the doll (Rugrats) for consideration next.

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Starting everywhere, ending nowhere, spreading like wildfire: Telfar SS16

For SS16 TELFAR continued to refine and expand his core practice of taking what is most utterly normal in American style — and doubling down. The result is a speculative wardrobe for the future-present: a style-fi uncanny precisely because it’s so familiar. In this video TELFAR teams up with art-collective-cum-anime-miniseries culturesport, creating an in-world advertisement in which Telfar Clemens himself plays a young designer fighting corporate backers not only over the use of his name,… [read more »]

Asdzą́ą́ Nádleehé | Curated by Timur Si-Qin at Andrea Rosen Gallery

Organized by Timur Si-Qin at Andrea Rosen Gallery, the group exhibition Asdzą́ą́ Nádleehé (Changing Woman) is an ambitious display of varying capabilities of artistic production. In the world Si-Qin constructs, the artist is not only a regenerative creative force like the mythic namesake of the exhibition, a central figure within Navajo mythology who grows old each winter and is young again come spring, but also an architect looking at extant forms of culture in order… [read more »]

Sonic identity politics with Christine Sun Kim

The social conditioning of deaf people constitutes Christine Sun Kim’s inquiry into the anthropogenic definitions of sound. As a sound artist born without the ability to hear, Kim investigates the sonic as a form of capital, and the currencies it formats in social, cultural, and political life. A former artist-in-residency at the Whitney Museum, she has compared American Sign Language and music in TED talks and was featured in MoMA’s Greater New York, cutting through… [read more »]

DISmiss | Jennifer Moon

Jennifer Moon is in her own words an artist, adventurer and revolutionary. With the slogan “Always for the love of continuous expansion for all on this earth and beyond!” she heralds an idea of revolution based on abundance, acceptance and above all love. Yet it’s not just a matter of self-help and feelings; Moon’s mission is clear and she wants to change the current system. With four primary factions each dedicated to a pressing topic… [read more »]

Sim Hutchins | Tie Me To A Rocket (Elysia Crampton’s Absolut Erasure Remix)

Virginia-based Elysia Crampton remixes the lead track from Sim Hutchins’ ‘I Enjoy To Sweep A Room‘ (out now on No Pain In Pop), bringing some of her American Drift signatures (FX hits, breathless trap chant samples and wind/brass MIDI preset). She ends her remix with a recital of names of transwomen murdered in the US this year. See a statement by the artist below. “Today, trans rights and trans advocacy are more crucial than ever,… [read more »]

Kickbacks | Soda Plains

As previously showcased in his unrelenting Firmiana Simplex mixtape release via DIS, Berlin producer Soda Plains takes a full frontal approach with his astutely-crafted musical and visual aesthetics. Having first made his debut on Renaissance Man’s Black Ocean label, his new EP arrives on experimental London imprint Liminal Sounds (Visionist, Blackwax, Air Max ’97, Copout etc), loosely based around concepts drawn via diverse subject matters such as architecture, corruption and cohabitation. “I’d hesitate to make… [read more »]

My Sole, On the Sidewalk | Miami-Dutch

Flower petals are sprinkled like debris and time passed is preserved like fossils in sedimentary rocks in Miami Dutch’s first New York solo show, My Sole, On the Sidewalk which was on view through December 13 at Shoot the Lobster gallery. From the items deposited in a wax trough to the pulpy handmade paper banner across which “finally” is scrawled, the thread of layers and leftovers throughout the exhibition gestures at a moment of looking… [read more »]

69 Winter 2015

69 Winter 2015 Get cozy! 69 is having a winter SALE tomorrow December 12, 11-4pm in studio and on Ebay. Director EJR Director of Photography Caroline Stinger Models Marcel Alcalá & Brandon Drew Holmes Follow 69

Bidoun.org | Everything, ever, online now

ANNOUNCING THE NEW bidoun.org Offering a detour from the mainstream media’s monolithic narratives surrounding the Middle East, Bidoun magazine has since 2004 been producing writing and interviews as well as curatorial and educational projects that belie current conceptions of the Middle East – as a region, culture, and a fixed idea in the collective imaginary. It has since become a unique and unparalleled voice in questioning how the Middle East can be perceived, understood, and… [read more »]

DINGUM

A MACHINIC REPERTOIRE There is a moment of artifice when you enter another culture, when movements and actions do not feel like your own. How does one approach a system so coded and at the same time loaded with meaning? Enter the deep mind. “A machinic repertoire” is set in an empty residential house in the outskirts of Kyoto in Japan. It is through this empty house that one further enters into a constructed system… [read more »]