Stop-Motion Animation Shows a Bird’s POV of the Exotic Pet Industry

AUGUST 18, 2019 ANDREW LASANE Animator and director Evan DeRushie‘s recent short film “Birdlime” is about an exotic breed that escapes capture just to find itself injured and caged anyway. Birdlime features handcrafted and stop-motion animated human hands, tropical trees, other birds, and gibberish sounds in place of dialogue. The colorful kid-friendly film shows the versatility… More Stop-Motion Animation Shows a Bird’s POV of the Exotic Pet Industry

Learn to Build Speculative Worlds in SCI-Arc’s LA-Based Fiction and Entertainment Postgraduate Program

NOVEMBER 29, 2021 COLOSSAL SCI-Arc’s Master of Science in Fiction and Entertainment is a one-year, three-semester program during which students work with world-renowned professionals from the entertainment industry to develop expertise in worldbuilding, storytelling, film, animation, visual effects, and video games to build new forms of creative practice.
 Our perception of the world is unquestionably determined… More Learn to Build Speculative Worlds in SCI-Arc’s LA-Based Fiction and Entertainment Postgraduate Program

Infrared Light Enhances Versailles, Provence, and the Beaches of Normandy with Dreamy Shades of Pink

NOVEMBER 29, 2021 GRACE EBERT Previously having captured the Dolomites and New York City’s Central Park in a candy-colored glow, photographer Paolo Pettigiani now adds urban and rural France to his ongoing collection of infrared images. The magical series documents the rolling lavender fields of Provence in watermelon hues and Versailles’s landscaped terraces or the Gothic abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel in bright,… More Infrared Light Enhances Versailles, Provence, and the Beaches of Normandy with Dreamy Shades of Pink

NEW YORK – MARIA LASSNIG: “THE PARIS YEARS, 1960–68″ AT PETZEL THROUGH DECEMBER 17TH, 2021

November 29th, 2021 On view this month at Petzel Gallery in New York, the gallery presents a meticulously curated look at the work of Maria Lassnig during her time in Paris. Maria Lassnig: The Paris Years, 1960–68, showcases a range of pieces rarely seen in the U.S., a formative set of works that show her exploring and honing what would become her iconic mode of… More NEW YORK – MARIA LASSNIG: “THE PARIS YEARS, 1960–68″ AT PETZEL THROUGH DECEMBER 17TH, 2021

Licorice Pizza, Paul Thomas Anderson’s Ode to the San Fernando Valley of the 1970s

Stoner jokes, unexpected pop culture references, and an unlikely love story jangle against each other like charms on a bracelet. by Mark Asch2 hours ago Support Hyperallergic’s independent arts journalism. Become a Member » The song “He Needs Me” from 1980’s Popeye — with its title phrase, artless and plangent, repeated over and over by Shelley Duvall as Olive Oyl —… More Licorice Pizza, Paul Thomas Anderson’s Ode to the San Fernando Valley of the 1970s

The Complicated Legacy of Modernist Minoru Yamasaki, Architect of World Trade Center

Yamasaki’s most well-known projects — the twin towers and the Pruit-Igoe housing project — were both destroyed on national television. by Sophia Stewart1 day ago Support Hyperallergic’s independent arts journalism. Become a Member » Buildings, like people, have lifespans. They are conceived, they exist, and then they die, with causes of death ranging from demolition to disaster to… More The Complicated Legacy of Modernist Minoru Yamasaki, Architect of World Trade Center

A More Expansive Understanding of What It Means to Be Human

N.H.I., short for No Humans Involved, was an acronym used by the LAPD to refer to “young Black males who belong to the jobless category of the inner-city ghettos.” by Caroline Ellen Liou1 hour ago Support Hyperallergic’s independent arts journalism. Become a Member » LOS ANGELES — In the court proceedings following the 1991 beating of Rodney King,… More A More Expansive Understanding of What It Means to Be Human

Plans for a Billion Dollar College Dormitory Are a Strange Mix of Carceral and Utopian

The plans for Munger Hall may just be the most ruthlessly efficient way to house 4500 students. by Luke Studebaker1 hour ago Billionaire donor bequests prison cellblock to put up undergrads. That, more or less, was the tl;dr of a flurry of recent criticism in response to plans for a new dorm at the University of California, Santa… More Plans for a Billion Dollar College Dormitory Are a Strange Mix of Carceral and Utopian

The Magnum Opus of Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Influential Korean American Artist

Cha, who was murdered at 31 years old, explored the nuances of forced migration and language. by Allison Conner1 hour agoPrint Support Hyperallergic’s independent arts journalism. Become a Member » LOS ANGELES — Since 2017, GYOPO, a nonprofit coalition of diasporic Korean artists, cultural producers, and professionals based in Los Angeles, has been organizing artist talks, screenings, workshops, and… More The Magnum Opus of Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Influential Korean American Artist

Kidlat Tahimik’s Subversive Retelling of the Philippines’ Colonial History

To showcase this work exactly 500 years after Magellan’s conquest of the Philippines in a space that, 134 years ago, was a “human zoo” of Indigenous people from the Philippines, is certainly poignant. by Sabrina Boutselis1 hour ago Support Hyperallergic’s independent arts journalism. Become a Member » MADRID — Upon entering Kidlat Tahimik’s exhibition in the Reina Sofía’s… More Kidlat Tahimik’s Subversive Retelling of the Philippines’ Colonial History

The Queer Feminist Agenda of Wilder Alison’s Abstract Wool Paintings

Since 2014, Alison has been visually dissecting Monique Wittig’s novel The Lesbian Body, which theorizes the split subjectivity women experience in language, an inherently patriarchal structure. by Ksenia M. Soboleva1 hour ago Support Hyperallergic’s independent arts journalism. Become a Member » Translated from a French alliterative tongue twister “une mûre mûre murmure au mur,” Wilder Alison’s exhibition A Ripe Blackberry Murmurs to… More The Queer Feminist Agenda of Wilder Alison’s Abstract Wool Paintings

‘Es extremadamente dolorosa y un insulto’: La familia Gucci arremete contra la película ‘House of Gucci’

Daniela SagasteguiDe ojos pequeños, pero bien abiertos para encontrar las historias. Twitter: @ladannabanana Tras el esperado estreno mundial de la cinta de Ridley Scott, la familia Gucci habla sobre House of Gucci y, como te podrás imaginar, no fueron exactamente alabanzas las que dijeron. Y es que como ya te habíamos contado, aunque la casa de modas colaboró con la producción… More ‘Es extremadamente dolorosa y un insulto’: La familia Gucci arremete contra la película ‘House of Gucci’