AnOther Magazine | Cy Twombly's celestial photographs
Cy Twombly’s ethereal photographic studies of flowers, objects and interiors provide a thrilling insight into the late American artist's life and creative outlook. Like his monumental abstract paintings, filled with rhythmic scribbles and evocative smears, his photographs contain a rich textural quality to imitate outbursts of expression. Read more.
ART & PHOTOGRAPHY
Kinfolk | Breaking From Convention: Fernand Léger
One of the most significant pieces of experimental filmmaking, Ballet Mécanique (1924) takes the viewer into a realm that transcends the rigid patterns of rational thought. French artist Fernand Léger created this early modernist masterpiece in collaboration with American filmmaker Dudley Murphy by straying from traditional film narratives. Read more.
FILM & CULTURE
Freunde von Freunden | A portrait of John Baker and Juli Daoust Baker, owners of Mjölk store
I spoke to the creative duo behind Mjölk — a gallery and lifestyle store in Toronto with a focus on artful Scandinavian and Japanese design — about their holistic approach to design, the proximity of their work to their home life and the strong relationships they've built with their artisan suppliers. Read more.
DESIGN | Image By Titus Chan
BRYGG Magazine | Mottainai
For this issue focusing on creatives dealing with taste and flavour, I had a conversation with Tainá Guedes, the founder and CEO of Entretempo Kitchen Gallery about how combining food and art can tap into changing habits. Buy the magazine here.
ART & CULTURE | Cover by Erika Hebbert
CNN Travel | 10 ways to crack Berlin's arts scene
The sheer amount and range of cultural activities available at any given time in Berlin is astonishing. Here are 10 destinations that'll help newcomers get up to speed with what's happening in a city that refuses to stand still. Read more.
ART & CULTURE | Image By NOSHE
Kinfolk | Art in motion: Alexander Calder
Looking at a mobile by Alexander Calder is akin to gazing at wavering foliage on a calm summer afternoon. What looks deceptively simple slowly comes alive with an inexhaustible sense of wonder. Here’s a look at how the American sculptor's works and ideas have fluently stepped into the twenty-first century. Read more.
ART & CULTURE | Image by Marc Vaux
iGNANT | Digital art: Beyond the hype
If you think of the term ‘digital art’, you might conjure up images of twitchy GIFs or glitchy videos. You might think it’s a recent development, but in fact its practice has roots dating back to the 1960s. So – what is considered ‘digital art’? We delved into this topic and spoke to some key artists and gallerists about what it means to create, consume and sell digital art. Read more.
ART & CULTURE
Amuse by i-D | Fashion to violence: Meet MoMA's provocative design curator
Arguably one of the most provocative design curators of our time, Paola Antonelli isn't afraid to ruffle some feathers in order to push the definition of design beyond beautification of objects and into real life. Read more.
DESIGN & FASHION
Factory Magazine | Empowering refugees to become creators
Get to know ReDI School, the non-profit organization Anna Kjær Riechert co-founded with Ferdi Van Heerden that aims to provide refugees with programs to gain tech skills and access to a network that’ll get them job-ready while their papers are being processed.
TECH & SOCIETY | Image By Ben Fuchs
AnOther Magazine | Exposing Nobuyoshi Araki's most sentimental series
For many, the name Nobuyoshi Araki is synonymous with Kinbaku — the artful form of Japanese bondage to which he dedicated many photographic projects. The provocative image-maker has dedicated his life to erotic photography, but there's a lesser-seen element to his work that exudes softness. Read more.
ART & PHOTOGRAPHY | Image By Albert Bonsfills
Amuse by i-D | Indie magazines from Berlin you should be reading
There's a power in combining words and images in particular proportions in print that can evoke a wildly haptic, almost hypnotic, sensation in readers. More often than not, this feeling emerges after spending time with pages from independent magazines... Read more.
MAGS & CULTURE
Berlin Film Journal | Revisited: Ingmar Bergman's 'Persona'
'Persona' (1966) is a film that can be watched over and over again without losing its power to scramble the brain and stir the soul. Here, we explore the psychological aspects of the perplexing film. Read more.
Offscreen | Interview with Amy Webb
For issue 15, I interviewed Amy Webb — founder of the Future Today Institute — about the role of futurism during the Cold War, her algorithm on finding love and why it's increasingly important for businesses of all stripes to stay on top of technological changes.
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TECH & CULTURE
AnOther Magazine | Delving into the subconscious with Ballen and Carlsen
For NO JOKE, American photographer Roger Ballen and Danish artist Asger Carlsen collaborated to produce a series of enigmatic photo collages that attempt to divert out gaze inwards, towards the darkest recesses of the psyche. Read more.
ART & PHOTOGRAPHY
VentureBeat | Can spending on a Google-style office make employees happy (and more productive)?
Google’s unconventional office designs are well-documented and there’s no doubt they play a role in its organizational culture. But for startups, this raises a question: Can an individualized office space with sleek design really help to create that elusive feeling known as “great company culture”? Read more.
TECH & DESIGN | Image By Marcel Wichary Via Flickr
Factory Magazine | Tactical Tech wants to help you track your digital footprint
As our environments continue to change at breakneck speed, it's becoming increasingly difficult to thoroughly understand how emerging technologies are fundamentally transforming the way we live, understand ourselves and the structures of society. Read more.
TECH & SOCIETY | Image By Ana Santl
Maisonneuve | Douglas Coupland on Marshall McLuhan and your digital data doppelgänger
“There’s an unusual situation where there’s a hair growing sideways in my left nostril and it’s driving me crazy... that’s called too much information,” remarked Canadian author, visual artist and Maisonneuve contributor Douglas Coupland during the opening of his speech at the Embassy of Canada in Berlin. Read more.
LITERATURE & CULTURE | Image By Gord Iverson