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 »]
Liquifying memories of grunge with splashes of psychedelic revival, Mirror Mirror returns with a radiant new EP, “Melting People.” As the title implies, the sonic experience is an immersive one, weaving velvety threads of reverb through smokescreens of pop that unify the listener with a droning, dream-like coherence. Lyrically, the songs evoke the dissolution of physical bodies as they become superseded by virtual identities, softening our real selves with nebulous auras of nostalgia and digitization. In “Melting People,” you will find yourself floating down a free-associated stream of genres that overlap fluidly onto one another like ripples in a reflective pool.