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 »]
Last week we brought you Photo 101: The Death of the Photographer. This week we present a series of photos of Adidas socks taken in a private backyard in California from an anonymous eBay’er. This may be confounding, important, or banal but it resonates with us. Photography is not dead, rather at a crossroads and eBay is one of the unlikely places that it is flourishing.