What is a piece of clothing that “works”? Who is working whom? Is the one who poses the one who actually “works” hardest? The S/S 2017 collection of Berlin-based, Swedish- Vietnamese designer NHU DUONG entitled ‘WORK COLLECTION’ plays with the ideas of professionalism, leisure and appropriateness through a range of garments that are inspired by work outfits and hobby uniforms. Overalls, raw denim outfits, kung-fu pyjamas, biker pants, baggy tights and gloves, bomber-jackets, bomber suits,… [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.