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Since Miranda July’s last net-based project kinda pfffted, we knew her latest attempt at topical transmedia looming somewhere ahead. Freshly premiered at the Venice Film Festival, here is the “Somebody” app, commissioned by Miu Miu. Basically, you get strangers with the app to tell your acquaintances things in person instead of you. The app works best when you’re […]

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The third week of emails from Miranda July’s We Think Alone project was sent out today. After “money” and “advice,” the latest topic is Barack Obama. Or rather, emails that mention Barack Obama. A little bit. The emails are mostly complimentary of the president and are dated during the earlier parts of his administration. Kareem Abdul Jabbar […]

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Miranda July’s 20-Monday-long We Think Alone project continues with another private email blast from Lena Dunham, Kirsten Dunst, writers, artists and her other friends. Last week’s topic was money. Today’s topic is advice and it seems rather… gendered. Sheila Heti and Lena Dunham both give their friends advice about relationships that seem to not be going well.  Heti’s friend seems to […]

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The first email from Miranda July’s We Think Alone project was sent out yesterday. For the next 19 Mondays, subscribers will be blasted with private emails from Lena Dunham, Kirsten Dunst, writers, artists and her other friends. The first Monday’s topic was money. “I have always loved reading other people’s emails,” July told the Huffington Post. “There is something about […]

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Oh she of many arty hyphenated titles Miranda July, let’s say… writer/filmmaker/kleptomaniac is peddling some literary accessories at her It Chooses You pop-up store at Partners & Spade. Items include a “lucky pair of deer hooves given as a gift by a friend” and “collection of 43 stolen oil paints.” […]

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Forever the minx, 37-year-old artist, writer and filmmaker Miranda July takes to her New Yorker column to joyfully brag about her prolific shoplifting past — “the whole world was one giant heist,” citing intermediate level magnet tricks of the trade for cred. Then, the narrative progresses into outright airline insurance fraud, made sound like a hobby. Don’t judge. […]

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People are really getting into these street art/sculptures/interactive rock formations in Union Square Park. Deitch Projects’ last public art installation, “Eleven Heavy Things” by the quirky, multi-disciplinary Miranda July provides ample things to stick your head, fingers and limbs through. In context. Gallery below. […]

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