Music // Thursday, April 25, 2013
Phish probably pulled off the six-hour show, and perhaps for some, it all sounded like the same song. Well, Brooklyn's The National is going to take this concept up a notch. In collaboration with Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson, the band will play their track "Sorrow" from the 2010 LP High Violet, for six straight, continuous hours. That's right, 360 minutes, and because the song is around 3:25, that is just a lot of "Sorrow" in a row. The artist's idea? "By stretching a single pop song into a day-long tour de force the artist continues his explorations into the potential of repetitive performance to produce sculptural presence within sound."
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 27, 2013
It's no doubt that the Rockaways in New York faced some extreme damage during Hurricane Sandy, and right beside the site where the boardwalk once stood, MoMA PS1 has constructed and rebuilt a large geodesic dome as a space to percolate thought, host events, and create an exciting exchange of various kinds. We are eager to see what results. It will be officially opening this Friday, March 29, 2013.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, August 06, 2011
This is over a month away, but we wanted to get everyone to mark the calendars early: Printed Matter presents the sixth annual NY Art Book Fair, opening September 30 at MoMA PS1. Exhibitors include international presses, booksellers, antiquarian dealers, artists and independent publishers from more than twenty countries.