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ARTIFICIAL COMPLEXION

The new group exhibition at Various Small Fires, Artificial Complexion, is inspired by the work of poet/artist/bohemian Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, an influential Dadaist figure who collaborated frequently with Man Ray and may have conceived Marcel Duchamp’s infamous Fountain. The show features rarely-heard Dada sound pieces played in VSF’s entryway “sound corridor”, and numerous found-object […]

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PARIS, LA blog is about the magic accidents of life. It’s about artists, writers, photographers, musicians and designers that cross our mind, and our heart for a day, a season, a life! It refers to a vital substance that nourishes, and inspires our soul day by day. A sort of vivid shadow that gives birth twice a year to a print magazine named PARIS, LA.
—Dorothée Perret

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FRANCES STARK AT GALERIE BUCHHOLZ

“Clever/Stupid” An ambigram is a word or image whose meaning is changed when viewed or interpreted from a different direction, perspective, or orientation.  I first incorporated this Clever/Stupid ambigram as a digital prop in my performance called “I’ve Had It! And I’ve Also Had It!”. It was a monologue (delivered in a rotary telephone costume I designed) exploring a symmetrical rift […]

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WEEKLY WRAP UP | OCT. 3-10, 2014

This week on the blog we discovered the designers Antoine Philippon and Jacqueline Lecoq; saw the first exhibition at Del Vaz Projects; listened Dayvan Cowboy from Boards of Canada; visited the new show of Mark Leckey at Wiels: Lending Enchantment to Vulgar Materials and the show of Jonathan Binet and Martin Laborde at Gaudel de Stampa: Yellow […]

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JONATHAN BINET & MARTIN LABORDE AT GAUDEL DE STAMPA

Yellow Cabin Saturday Night Remittent Fever Re: Yellow Cabin Saturday Night Remittent Fever Martin, Jonathan, Thanks, I’m glad you like the poem but it doesn’t exist. Unless it only consists in its title. I mean its name. Cause it didn’t get much further in my hands than a fucking name. According to Wikipedia, it should […]