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‘JOYBUBBLES’: A DOCUMENTARY FILM

Former Paris-LA blog and Paris, LA Magazine #12 contributor Rachael Morrison is currently making a documentary film. The film is about a blind telephone hacker genius who legally changed his name from Joe Engressia, Jr. to Joybubbles, after declaring himself “the age of five forever.” Check out the trailer for the film here, along with […]

WEEKLY WRAP UP | OCT. 20-24, 2014

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This week on the blog we visited Lee Ufan at Versailles; we watched ‘From A to B through E‘; passed by the opening of Seth Price at Chantal Crousel and announced Pentti Monkkonen‘s opening at High Art.  

MELANIE MATRANGA: FRIEZE ARTIST AWARD 2014

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The Frieze Artist Award is a major new initiative, inviting an emerging artist to realise a new site-specific work at Frieze London as part of the critically acclaimed Frieze Projects programme. The winner of the inaugural Frieze Artist Award is Mélanie Matranga. Matranga has created a series of online videos called ‘From A to B […]

WEEKLY WRAP UP | SEPT. 29 – OCT.3, 2014

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This week on the blog we visited Bex & Arts, a Contemporary Sculpture Triennal in Switzerland; saw Bertrand Bonello at Centre Pompidou; passed by Peter Lindbergh at Gagosian Paris and Yoko Uhoda Gallery in Liège to see a show curated by Christophe Daviet-Thery; and finally ended with Neïl Beloufa at ICA in London.

NEÏL BELOUFA: COUNTING ON PEOPLE AT INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ARTS

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In this first UK institutional exhibition of Neïl Beloufa’s work, the ICA show a selection of his latest works on film alongside recent sculptural works across the Lower Gallery and Theatre. These explore the representation of digital information systems and the often conflicting desires for openly available information within mass media. They are exhibited in […]

BERTRAND BONELLO AT CENTRE POMPIDOU

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Filmmaker and musician Bertrand Bonello reformulates the links between film and music. At the same time as the complete retrospective of his 12 films presented at the Centre Pompidou (Le Pornographe, L’Apollonide, Saint Laurent, etc.), filmmaker and musician Bertrand Bonello is proposing a completely new project on the relationship between sound and image: a remix […]

WEEKLY WRAP UP | SEPT. 8-12

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This week we watched the films of Owen Land at HRLA; announced Patti Smith and her band at Fondation Cartier; announced the performance series Step and Repeat at MoCA Geffen; attended Secret Recipe‘s exhibition HaFo SaFo at 3 Days Awake in L.A.; stopped by Matias Faldbakken at Standard (Oslo); announced Clément Rodzielski at Chantal Crousel; invited you to […]