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Ant Farm: The Dissident Architecture Collective That Challenged The Values Of 70s America

A San Francisco-based collective of architects and artists practicing together from 1968 to 1978, Ant Farm’s activity was distinctly interdisciplinary, uniting architecture, performance, media, happenings, sculpture, and graphic design. Kidnapping Buckminster Fuller, crashing a Cadillac through a wall of burning television sets and restaging JFK’s assassination in Dallas were some of the more provoking actions…

Interview: Haich Ber Na On His New EP ‘Everywhere’s Home’

Hailing from South London, experimental polymath Haich Ber Na today releases his new project, the EP ‘Everywhere’s Home’, accompanied by a self-directed fictional documentary following the artist as an illusive inventor living in a UFO. The project is a futuristic look into what home is, touching on notions of belonging, identity and categorisation. With diverse…

5 Shows Not To Miss At Art Licks Weekend 2019

Directed by Holly Willats, Art Licks Weekend, running from 17–20 October 2019, is an annual festival that celebrates the activity of artist-led and non-profit project spaces across London. For its seventh year, Art Licks Weekend takes on the theme of Interdependence, considering how participating projects work within a network of friendship, exchange and shared dialogue….

The Aesthete’s Wish List: 10 Of The Best Things You Can Buy This October

Covering October’s new drops, restocks, and promising auctions, Something Curated has compiled a list of ten of the most coveted items available for purchase this month, spanning art, fashion, home and more. Art Primavera Fish, 1929-1930 || Ercole Barovier In 1929 Ercole Barovier, then-artistic director of his family’s glassmaking firm Vetreria Artistica Barovier, invented Primavera…

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Interview: Haich Ber Na On His New EP ‘Everywhere’s Ho...

Hailing from South London, experimental polymath Haich Ber Na today releases his new project, the EP ‘Everywhere’s Home’, accompanied by a self-directed fictional documentary following the artist as an illusive inventor living in a UFO. The project is a futuristic look into what home is, touching on notions of belonging, identity and categorisation. With diverse…

Interview: Inside San San, Artists Jonah Freeman & Just...

West End gallery Marlborough hosts Colony Sound, a multi-room immersive installation by NYC-based collaborative duo Jonah Freeman and Justin Lowe that takes over both floors of the London gallery until 19 October 2019. Upon entering the first gallery space, which has so convincingly been transformed into what appears to be a mobile phone shop that the visitor…

Interview: In The Studio With Pioneering Jewellery Artist Wa...

Jewellery artist and material innovator, Wallace Chan’s insatiable curiosity has led to the creation of numerous inventions including: The Wallace Cut, an illusionary three-dimensional carving technique conceived in 1987; the mastery of titanium in jewellery making; a patented jadeite luminosity-enhancing technology; and most recently, The Wallace Chan Porcelain, a material five times stronger than steel….

 

The New York Photographer Documenting Ceremonial Garb Around The World

New York-based photographer Phyllis Galembo’s portraiture illuminates the transformative power of costume and ritual. She highlights the creativity of the individual, morphing into a fantastical representation of themself, having brought together materials gathered from the immediate environment to idealise their vision of mythical figures. Her images capture the raw and fascinating aspects of ceremonial garb….

Paulina Ołowska Performs Her Seminal Work ‘Abeceda’ At Mimosa House

In Polish artist Paulina Ołowska’s diverse practice, industry, recreation, and socialist symbolism inhabit the same visual and cultural space. Her realist paintings, drawings, and collages appropriate imagery from Eastern European and American popular culture, creating a dynamic cross-cultural reference. Demonstrating the disjunction of time and cultural impermeability of Eastern Europe, the artist’s multi-faceted oeuvre establishes…

6 New Restaurants To Try In NYC This October

Something Curated highlights six of the most exciting new and recently launched restaurants to try in New York this October, taking a closer look at the chefs and proprietors behind the promising food offerings. Nami Nori || Taka Sakaeda, Jihan Lee & Lisa Limb Seafood eatery Nami Nori specialises in temaki, hand rolls filled with…

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