COLUMNS

  • PRINT March 2017

    Richard Kennedy

    Richard Kennedy is an artist working in New York. In 2016 he presented the operas Comeuppance and Black Rage at Brooklyn’s Signal and the ballet BOTH at Artists Space in Manhattan. In February he curated the daylong festival “Index” at Knockdown Center in Queens and this month’s Sunday Session, “FROM.UNDER.ABOVE.,” at MoMA PS1, also in Queens. Kennedy is currently an artist in residence at POWRPLNT in Brooklyn.

  • PRINT February 2017

    Jun Takahashi

    Japanese designer Jun Takahashi founded clothing brand Undercover in 1990. A progenitor of the now-global streetwear movement, Undercover showed for the first time at Tokyo Fashion Week in 1994 and debuted in Europe at Paris Fashion Week in 2002. Numerous and wide-ranging collaborations include collections with Nike and Supreme; Undercover’s first comprehensive book was published by Rizzoli this past summer.

  • PRINT January 2017

    Women’s History Museum

    Women’s History Museum is an NYC-based multisensory clothing project by Amanda McGowan and Mattie Barringer. They presented their most recent collection, “Frauveldt,” at the Ukrainian National Home in New York in September; for their fourth season, WHM will further investigate the categories of clothing and women throughout time.

  • PRINT November 2016

    Discwoman

    Founded by Frankie Decaiza Hutchinson, Emma Burgess-Olson (aka Umfang), and Christine McCharen-Tran in 2014, Discwoman is a New York–based collective and booking agency that showcases woman-identified and genderqueer DJs and producers. Discwoman has organized events in some fifteen cities, working with more than 150 DJs and producers to date.

  • PRINT October 2016

    Nikolas Gambaroff

    Nikolas Gambaroff is an artist based in New York and Los Angeles. A show of his collaborative work with Ei Arakawa will open this November at Galerie Meyer Kainer in Vienna.

  • PRINT September 2016

    Carsten Nicolai

    Carsten Nicolai is an artist based in Berlin who works in music, visual art, and science. He has participated in major international exhibitions such as Documenta 10 and the 49th and 50th Venice Biennales, and his works have been shown worldwide in solo and group exhibitions. Under the pseudonym Alva Noto, Nicolai co-scored Alejandro González Iñárritu’s latest film, The Revenant (2015).

  • PRINT Summer 2016

    Rivka Galchen

    Rivka Galchen is a writer based in New York. She is the author of the novel Atmospheric Disturbances (Picador, 2008) and the short-story collection American Innovations: Stories (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014). Her most recent book is Little Labors (New Directions, 2016), a miscellany about babies and literature.

  • PRINT May 2016

    Peter Shire

    Los Angeles–based artist Peter Shire is a member of the Memphis Group of designers. He has recently mounted presentations of his sculpture, furniture, and ceramics at New Galerie in Paris and Peres Projects in Berlin, and in September he will open solo exhibitions of his work at the Jewish Museum and Derek Eller Gallery, both in New York.

  • PRINT April 2016

    Sahra Motalebi

    New York–based artist and vocalist Sahra Motalebi has recently shown her work at such venues as the Kitchen, SculptureCenter, and MoMA PS1 in New York. This year, Motalebi will present a series of exhibitions, performances, and texts as part of a new opera titled Rendering What Remains.

  • PRINT March 2016

    Magali Reus

    London-based artist Magali Reus is the recipient of the 2015 Prix de Rome for the visual arts. Her work has recently been the subject of solo exhibitions at SculptureCenter in New York, the Hepworth Wakefield in West Yorkshire, UK, and the Westfälischer Kunstverein in Münster, Germany. At the end of this month, a solo presentation of her sculptures will open at Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo in Turin.

  • PRINT February 2016

    Hanne Mugaas

    Hanne Mugaas is the director and curator of Kunsthall Stavanger in Norway, where she has organized exhibitions by such artists as Judith Bernstein, Nicolas Party, and Torbjørn Rødland. This year, she will present projects with Sascha Braunig, Morten Norbye Halvorsen, and Jessica Warboys. Mugaas was a founder, with Fabienne Stephan, of the project space Art Since the Summer of ’69 in New York.

  • PRINT January 2016

    Dev Hynes

    Devonté (Dev) Hynes is a producer, songwriter, and artist based in New York. He has written and produced songs for Solange Knowles, Florence and the Machine, and Tinashe, as well as the score for Gia Coppola’s 2013 film Palo Alto. Hynes also writes music under the moniker Blood Orange and has released two albums, Coastal Grooves (2011) and Cupid Deluxe (2013), on Domino Records.