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10.10.13 Kyle Petreycik

The scent of baby wipes and powder is overwhelming inside the small installation space at Kianga Ellis Projects. It’s a functioning conceptual component of Nursery, an inaugural exhibition of General Howe’s latest Tumblr project The Animated Disasters of War GIFs. The artist has turned the project room into a fully functioning nursery, complete with a crib and changing station as well […]

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11.13.12 Bucky Turco

China proudly unveiled its very own drone and in keeping with the nation’s time honored tradition of counterfeiting everything, it looks very similar to the U.S. version reports Sky News. And according to a pro-Beijing newspaper, it’s cheaper too. The Yilong unmanned aerial vehicle reportedly cost about $1 million or about $35.8 million less than […]

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05.21.12 Allison Burtch

Summer is near and the streets are alive with people. This past weekend, tens of thousands rebelled against injustice in both Montreal and Chicago. […]

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03.19.12 Marina Galperina

What happens to an arts and culture complex when military contractors move into the building? Ops-Core — makers of such fine protective killing accessories as the “Skull Crusher” — decided to turn the Boston Midway Studios’ theater into a combat helmet assembly plant. That didn’t go over well, so they called their neighbors “self delluted bullshiters […]

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12.15.11 Bucky Turco

Did you hear? The illegal, nine-year war the U.S. subjected Iraq to because President Bush needed to symbolically kill Muslims as revenge for the 9/11 attacks they didn’t commit, is FINALLY over. Hooray? (AP Photo/Jerome Delay) […]

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10.28.11 Marina Galperina

Don’t cringe. Americans have been wanting to see 3D war porn since the times of Civil War stereoscopes, it’s just getting a little tackier because Avatar ruined movies forever and the masses only want to see things boom bang bang all up in their face. Coming at some point, the “all CG 3D action thriller” […]

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09.23.11 Marina Galperina

In a wrathful blog post entitled “Yo’ Fab 5 Freddie, You’re a Corny Wannabe, Where’s SEVER’s Check?” graffiti writer REVOK mercilessly calls out Fab 5 Freddy for biting his friend SEVER’s work by flipping it upside-down and shamelessly copying it. Left: Fab 5 Freddy. Right: SEVER. See comparison close-ups of the stolen “S” and “V” and read the rant […]

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07.20.11 Marina Galperina

Artist Carlos Noronha Feio’s war-themed pieces are similar to the original Afghan rugs that inspired them — tanks, jets, guns, bombs, boom. Feio spins off the genre with a bit more detail, a bit more like hand-woven bit art. Watch the oil/conflict narrative bloom around a nuclear crowd and see his latest epic 3, 2, […]

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05.16.11 Marina Galperina

“One death is a tragedy; a million deaths is a static,” or so goes the quote attributed to Soviet Union’s most mustache-endowed tyrant. Stalin was referring to starvation, but 100 Years of World Cuisine deals with war and conflict. These gory mason jars and pitchers of bloodshed help visualize the scale of 38,000,000 deaths, 1915 […]

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04.29.11 Marina Galperina

For series Collateral, artist Jean-Christian Bourcart pulled war porn from the net and projected them on and inside houses, churches and supermarkets of quiet upstate New York. […]

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