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 »]
For Mika Tajima’s Total Body Conditioning at Art In General, Alvin Aronson collaborated with New Humans on Leisure Drill (Cardio Dub), the soundtrack playing throughout the gallery space that triggers lighting temperature shifts.
Aronson will perform an extended live version of the composition in the exhibition space and New Humans will present a new vocal text for the listening party performed over “hanging strings,” an element of house music that becomes an auditory illusion–infinitely tensing and ascending without break.
New Humans performance in memory of Mike Skinner.
Friday, October 17, 2014
Art In General
79 Walker Street
New York, NY 10013
Formed in 2003, New York-based New Humans make collaborative works involving sound, installation, and performance actions.