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YURI ANCARANI: ‘LA MALATTIA DEL FERRO’

YURI ANCARANI: ‘LA MALATTIA DEL FERRO’

La malattia del ferro (The disease of iron), Yuri Ancarani’s trilogy of short films, are currently on view at the Hammer Museum. Each film addresses the daily tasks of a specialized profession: marble miners, deep sea divers, and surgeons. Each occupation involves intense focus and isolation from the external world, and each worker adopts a […]

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YOU’RE DEAD! FLYING LOTUS AT THE OBSERVATORY

YOU’RE DEAD! FLYING LOTUS AT THE OBSERVATORY

L.A.-based music producer Steven Ellison, known by his stage name Flying Lotus, debuted the schizophrenic beats and deeply layered textures of his sixth studio album, You’re Dead!, to a crowd at the Orange County Observatory last night. Flying Lotus (affectionately dubbed “FlyLo”) has produced each album around a central concept: the year of his birth […]

COME OUT BY STEVE REICH CHOREGRAPHY BY ANNE TERESA DE KEERSMAEKER

COME OUT BY STEVE REICH CHOREGRAPHY BY ANNE TERESA DE KEERSMAEKER

Come Out is a 1966 piece by American composer Steve Reich. He was asked to write this piece to be performed at a benefit for the retrial of the Harlem Six, six black youths arrested for committing a murder during the Harlem Riot of 1964 for which only one of the six was responsible. Truman […]

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BLAIR THURMAN AT FRANK ELBAZ

‘Well, “SLITHY” means “lithe and slimy.” “Lithe” is the same as “active.” You see it’s like a portmanteau—there are two meanings packed up into one word.’ Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871)  Like a portmanteau word, Blair Thurman’s work brings together otherwise distinct worlds of meaning. While at the same […]