SC Guide — 10 Of The Best Chinese Restaurants In New York

Chinese immigrants began to arrive in New York in sizeable numbers during the 1870s, and what’s now known as Chinatown was established. The neighbourhood’s earliest eateries were small teahouses and rice shops that catered mostly to settlers. Larger establishments soon began to appear, aimed at Chinese and non-Chinese alike. New Yorkers have been fascinated with…

A Guide To London’s Pioneering Performance Art Festival Block Universe 2018

Block Universe, the London performance art festival founded in 2015 by Louise O’Kelly, returns for its fourth edition, running from 26 May to 3 June. In collaboration with cultural institutions and organisations across the city, including the Royal Academy of Arts, ​Siobhan Davies Dance​, ​The Store X​, ​British Museum​, ​Somerset House​, ​Studio Voltaire​, ​Oval Space…

Gestalten’s ‘Shoplifter!’ Explores A New Age Of Retail Design

Produced by Berlin-based publishing house Gestalten, Shoplifter! explores innovative physical retail concepts, offering adept insights into how brands engage with their customers in new and novel ways. Disrupted by online shopping, retailers and brands find themselves in a permanent rivalry over the most innovative store concepts, striking window displays, and genius presentation of goods, to…

Helmut Lang’s New Dating Service Launches On Instagram

The first label to broadcast a collection on the Internet, for his Fall 1998 show, Helmut Lang posted each look on helmutlangny.com and made the images available on CD. Today, the brand debuted their latest campaign, a 90s inspired dating show, reworked as a series of 12 Instagram personal ads. The VHS stills, shot by Alex Lee, are…

6 New York Art Exhibitions & Performances Not To Miss This May

With the return of Frieze to New York earlier this month, the city’s arts programming has been noticeably busier with an abundance of shows and activities coinciding with the onset of fair visitors. Looking ahead at the rest of the month, Something Curated highlights some of the most exciting cultural events taking place in New…

Offprint Book Fair Returns To Tate Modern This Weekend

Returning for its fourth edition at Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall, taking place from 18–20 May, Offprint London will bring together around 120 independent and experimental publishers in the fields of contemporary art, photography and graphic design from around the world. Produced by Maja Hoffmann’s Luma Foundation since 2015, Offprint is an itinerant project held periodically…

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