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06.05.13 Marina Galperina

With every uprising comes the media blackout. When thousands of anti-Erdogan regime protestors marched into Istanbul’s Taksim Square last week, Turkish television was broadcasting penguins. Shortly, #OccupyGezi updates rippled across the internet. Citizen social media channels exploded with photos of police dousing unarmed protestors with pepper spray. An ocean away, Turkish-Americans watched helplessly — alone by their computer […]

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04.25.13 Kyle Petreycik

Last week, the tech-minded art gallery 319 Scholes opened “#FUTUREMYTH,” a group exhibition featuring artists who explore contemporary mythology within the confines of the art gallery setting. The works in the show thoughtfully embrace the aesthetic of a technology-driven lifestyle, utilizing a slew of iPads, 3D prints as well as a selection of readymade objects. This type […]

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04.18.13 Marina Galperina

“#FUTUREMYTH” opens tonight at Brooklyn’s tech-minded art gallery 319 Scholes. Playing off the Jung concept that “the collective unconscious is a conditioned state,” the exhibit focuses on “meta-realities” created in the “communal space of the internet.” 319 Scholes curatorial director Lindsay Howard tells ANIMAL that most of the works have been specifically made for this […]

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03.31.13 Marina Galperina

Bunny Rogers and Filip Olszewski were very particular about the color of the twin-size vladmodels.ru, Ukranian Nymphets and H.M.M. H.M.M. H.M.M. H.M.M. twin-size blankets. They wanted each in the exact shade of the average pixel color of a source image — each a watermarked photo of suspect-sounding child-modeling agency site. The seamstresses had to embroider the sites’ satiny logos exactly. […]

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03.13.13 Marina Galperina

“I wanted to create a game that touched infinity,” Jonathan Minard explains. We’re in the dark lower level of 319 Scholes at the opening Art Hack Day: God Mode. To his right, bio-glitch artists in lab-coats explain How to be Anonymous in the Age of the DNA Surveillance. Behind him, visitors wave their arms, commanding mountains to morph […]

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