BY Katrina Pallop in Artsy on Feb 12, 2013 |
Photographer Haley Morris-Cafiero turns her feelings of discomfort and awkwardness into striking images in her project, Wait Watchers. The photographs depict Morris-Cafiero, an obese woman, performing everyday tasks and actions in public. Using a tripod and self-timer, she is able to capture self portraits that are often rendered heartbreaking by cruel passers-by in the background. Having struggled with her weight all her life, Morris-Cafiero is well aware ... Read More
BY Katrina Pallop in Artsy on Jan 28, 2013 |
Today, Swedish electronic music duo The Knife premiere “Full of Fire”, a track off their upcoming album Shaking the Habitual. The video for the song is a new short film by Marit Östberg, the Stockholm and Berlin based filmmaker whose works are known for their feminist leanings. Östberg’s films tend to focus on queer bodies and sexualities with an unblinking eye, and “Full of Fire” is no exception.
“The film ... Read More
BY Dre Grigoropol in Artsy on Jan 17, 2013 |
Ellen Lindner with Strumpet 2 at Hypothetical Island
It was a cold and windy night when I went over to cartoonist Ellen Lindner’s studio, located in a building called Hypothetical Island in Brooklyn, NY. Lindner wrote and illustrated the excellent graphic novel Undertow, and edits the international all-women’s comics anthology The Strumpet. These are all books I enjoy and would recommend, for the record. Ellen is a long-time ... Read More
BY Amy Zimmerman in Artsy on Jan 11, 2013 |
Hey, got any cool plans tonight? Even if you do, you should probably cancel, 'cause this is way cooler. Superchief Gallery is celebrating its move to the Lower East Side with a big ol’ opening party at its Clinton Street location. The flyers are boasting a bunch of DJ sets as well as a live performance by Respect. Even better, the long list of featured artists includes some super skilled ladies. Heather Benjamin, the author and illustrator of the ... Read More
BY Tess Duncan in Artsy on Jan 11, 2013 |
The iconic artist’s clothing has been locked away for almost 60 years, first under the guard of Kahlo’s husband Diego Rivera and later of close friend Dolores Olmedo. After Olmedo passed away in 2004, the Mexican painter’s wardrobe was finally released for the first time in decades.
Frida Kahlo is widely known for her striking self-portraits and the influence of her Mexican heritage in her paintings. Her wardrobe also demonstrates her ... Read More
BY Dre Grigoropol in Artsy on Jan 08, 2013 |
There are many people out there who still have not recovered from the tremendous chaos that was brought to the East Coast by Hurricane Sandy. To lend a hand, two of New York’s favorite zinesters—Kate Angell and Katie Wadkins—organized a benefit at the Bluestocking Bookstore and activist center.
During this event, there will be zinemakers reading from their work, and plenty of zines have been donated to raise ... Read More
BY Tess Duncan in Artsy on Jan 04, 2013 |
This Sunday, January 6th, Tom Tom Magazine and MoMa PS1 are teaming up to bring you an afternoon of amazing drum performances from a handful of talented lady musicians. Tom Tom is the world’s only magazine for female drummers and The Oral History of Female Drummers will be its second event organized with ARTBOOK at MoMa PS1. The drummers will engage in a call and response performance throughout the several floors of the museum. Notable beatboxer ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr in Artsy on Dec 11, 2012 |
It’s time for one of BUST’s most beloved holiday traditions: entertainer Murray Hill’s annual Christmas extravaganza!
Head to Le Poisson Rouge in New York’s West Village this Saturday, December 15th, for the famed drag king’s cheeky and comedic variety show. This year, Murray’s motley crew finds that the theater they’ve booked is still out of commission following Hurricane Sandy—but the show must go on! Guided ... Read More
BY Genevieve Bleidner in Artsy on Dec 10, 2012 |
Adrienne Truscott, whose performance art and choreography have earned her international acclaim, is debuting her improvisational solo piece “…Too Freedom…” a show that aims to confront and challenge the norms of human interaction and self-presentation.Truscott touches on many different genres with her work and has been creating in NYC for over 15 years. She has recently produced several short and evening-length dance theater pieces, ... Read More
BY Dre Grigoropol in Artsy on Dec 06, 2012 |
I’m so excited to go to Bregen Street Comics on Friday night to check out the launch party of The Strumpet 2, a comics anthology brought to you by the creators of Whores of Mensa, This issue's theme is travel and it features the work of Kripa Joshi, Julia Scheele, Patrice Aggs, Emily Ryan Lerner, Badaude, Tanya Meditzky, Choi Juhyun, Robin Ha, Karrie Fransman, Jeremy Day, Ellen Lindner, and more.I really enjoy Ellen Lindner's comics and I think many people ... Read More