Posts Tagged ‘culture’

“What Comes After The Hipster”

April 1, 2012

“Zeynep Arsel, Assistant Professor of Marketing at John Molson School of Business, Concordia University: I think seeing hipster as a narrative, rather than a distinct group of people, is a great way to understand how urban middle class identities are constructed and how postmodern class distinctions are established. The mythology of hipster is an extremely […]

2012 | Announcement, Thought | Tags: , , , ,
From the Palestine Note article on Lebanon's refugee situation.

Book Review: ‘With/Without’

November 22, 2011

With/Without by Markus Miessen My rating: 5 of 5 stars With/Without deals primarily with the sectarian codification of space in the Middle East. And like any set of treatises on the Middle East’s urbanity, its architectural growth, it is obsessed with Dubai, that startling jewel in late Capitalism’s crown (and its voyeuristic facets). The book […]

2011 | Book Review | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

This Blackness It Burns

November 21, 2011

Whoa, Angolan production team Nirvanas & Beats fire up the heavy kuduro. I’d never heard of these cats until tonight, but I’ve listened to Buraka Som Sistema for a long time. Buraka is a Portuguese kuduro act that can break the night. What I don’t know about kuduro could fill many books. Doesn’t matter, though. […]

2011 | Music, Thought | Tags: , ,
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The Degenerate Art Ensemble in TimeoutNY

April 24, 2009

TimeoutNY has posted a review of our work-in-progress showing of last week. Read it here.

2009 | Thought | Tags: , , , , , Comments (4)

The End Of All You Know…

February 1, 2008

well, this is supposed to be my new space for discussing my work and art by others, but i just couldn’t get started in as timely a manner as i wanted. instead, i have been working on a lot of new projects and getting to the blog was just getting impossible. then i stumbled across […]

2008 | Thought | Tags: