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Art Week(end)

Just a few days after my last art expeditions in beautiful Turin BERLIN ART WEEK gave me another opportunity to challenge myself on how many art works I can see before the overload switch in my brain clicks down. I went to see Lee Bul’s exhibition at Martin-Gropius-Bau, the newly opened Palais Populaire showcasing paper works from...
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Permanent Pop Story

The great thing about teaching in a city that you haven’t been to before is that your free time usually turns into one big discovery tour. I love to hunt down the best coffee spots, the tastiest eateries, a city’s essential shopping spots and of course the  most inspirational art. I was lucky enough to...
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Curtain’s Up

CURTAIN’S UP is a short film celebrating the practice of Transcendental Meditation. It features David Lynch and Stella McCartney and was created by the Los Angeles based creative studio Tête-à-Tête for Nowness. For once I have nothing much to add, the film speaks pretty much for itself…
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Self. Territories. Environments. Bodies. Nomads.

RAY 2018 EXTREME is already the third edition of the international photography triennial RAY, presenting outstanding contemporary photography at venues all over Frankfurt and the region. Especially in the age of digitally circulating information, the extreme is booming. So the more extraordinary and marginal an image, the more alluring it is. In the five distinct...
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Welcome back to the new nightmare

“It’s pop, right? This is my Moby record!” Daniel Lopatin has produced music for Anohni, FKA Twigs and David Byrne, he has created remixes for Nine Inch Nails and Ryuchi Sakamoto, and he won the Cannes Soundtrack Award for GOOD TIME which featured a collaboration with Iggy Pop. On his latest album as Oneohtrix Point...
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Artists & Robots

It’s always a good sign if an exhibition manages to surprise you. ARTISTES ET ROBOTS at the Grand Palais in Paris did just that. I wonder if it’s due to the combination of being intelligently curated while still being really entertaining that most visitors had a much slower pace then usually seen in art museums....
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Härlig Fotografiska

Stockholm’s Fotografiska is definitely no ordinary museum. It’s a beautiful and impressive center for contemporary photography, a glorious place celebrating the arts and life itself. Fotografiska consists of 2,500 square meters and also houses a book shop, a restaurant (with a stunning view over Stockholm and its waterfront), and a commercial gallery. The Fotografiska Academy...
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Becoming Animal

Traveling for work can be exhausting at times, but it can also fuel you with inspiration and ideas. As was the case when visiting the Den Frie Udstillingsbygning in Copenhagen and the great exhibition BECOMING ANIMAL. BECOMING ANIMAL is curated by Claus Carstensen, who is also a collector and a contributing artist. It’s a thought...
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Fetiche

Total inspiration for being as raw and unapologetic as ever on his new mix FETICHE, even after collaborating with some of the music industry’s biggest names like Kanye West, FKA Twigs, Björk, Kelela or Frank Ocean. Here’s 11 minutes of new material and edits by Arca. Get ready for a rough ride!
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This is not a news post

This is not my inspiration of the day. This is inspiration for a lot of days to come. This is about a great group of people who do the right thing: help! Maarten Hunink and his many collaborators from NOT A FACTORY decided to do something good and possibly change the course of people’s lives....
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