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 »]
OMG COACHELLA!!!!! I heard the lineup is AMAZE!!!!11!!!1
Puffer Puffer Pass: Have you ever wondered why dolphins are, like, mad chill? Well it’s most probably because they’re high… off puffer fish. Lol, I know, but seriously:
“After chewing the puffer gently and passing it round, they began acting most peculiarly, hanging around with their noses at the surface as if fascinated by their own reflection.”
Nothing can take you back to those awkward high school years quite like the description of dolphins getting high, wow.
“I slather myself with serums”: This week in captivating investigative journalism, the New York Times exposed to the world the contents of Martha Stewart’s medicine cabinet. It really is quite the (long) read, so for those of you who are tl;dr – the woman LOVES to moisturize.
NSFBathroom: The Winter Olympics are coming up and you know what that means! However, this past week the magical worlds known as tumblr and twitter have been holding their own sporting festivity: the Selfie Olympics. Whilst some are quite astonishing, and others are quite sus, please keep in mind that, like everything else in the world, it can turn quite deadly quite quickly.
Men Behind The Mask: Oh England, the many treasures you have gifted us over the years: Tom Daley, Gordon Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmare, Postcolonialism…and now you’ve #blessed us again with “Maskers” quite possibly the best documentary film ever made. You probably think this is just a show about grown men running around in spandex suits and masks, but let me give you just 2 reasons to watch this video: 1) the suits are rubber, and 2) this quote: “I dont know what you guys shove up those vaginas, but they can’t take it, I’m tellin’ ya.
#FF: Dudes with beards eating cupcakes, or as I like to call it “Welcome to Seattle”. Get INto it, bb. Also, you guys know that #FF means ‘Fetish Friday’, right?
Yeah, I know you missed it.