17. 04. 2014
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Ken Garduno is a strange and fascinating subject of complex and obsessive artistry. A scruffy, quiet and neurotic illustrator and painter, Garduno works tirelessly in his studio in East L.A., creating dozens upon...

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16. 04. 2014

Musing on Kierkegaard

“Repetition and recollection are the same movement, only in opposite directions; for what is recollected has been, is repeated backwards, whereas repetition properly so called is recollected forwards.” Soren Kierkegaard Kierkegaard distinguishes in...

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16. 04. 2014
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Child of Light GAME PREVIEW

The industry of mainstream video games revolves around high-grossing titles. These are typical adventures featuring masculine protagonists, brute strength, militaristic prowess and highly sought after graphics of realism. Games that feature strong women...

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28. 02. 2014

Avatars, Body Image and Feminism: A Conversation with Kristine Schomaker

On a late Friday afternoon I met up with Los Angeles based artist Kristine Schomaker. We talked about Avatars, body image and feminism over lunch at Barbara’s studio in The Brewery Art Colony,...

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16. 01. 2014
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Michael Dee and the World of Bright, Shining, Every Day Terrors

Michael Dee’s recent bodies of artwork shift and move seemingly independent from one another, but hover around the concepts of destruction, mortality and the dichotomy of chaos and order. With inspiration ranging from...

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07. 01. 2014

Bombón: San Pedro Surf Rock Queens

Surf rock may be the oldest and most distinctively Southern Californian genre of music we have. Its style and characteristics are simple, yet challenging enough to be hard to do well. Progenitors of...

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05. 01. 2014
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I am riding the highest wave, holding the reigns of an elephant with a diving force. Wearing a crown made of tear drops. I am pulling the reigns back into me and aiming...

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31. 12. 2013

The Hampton Beats Video Release Party and Inaugural False Gallery Art Exhibition

  WHAT: This opening marks the first event in a series of Pop-Up Art Shows hosted by the new and  enigmatic Los Angeles based collective known as False Gallery. This is a rare and...

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30. 12. 2013

Cutie and the Boxer

Artists are strange creatures. Creative, often narcissistic, selfish and expressive, yet these are the people we look to for inspiration and insight to live life more fully. Creativity is a blessing and a...

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05. 12. 2013
"One for Each"


Jennie Cotterill is the kind of artist I always aspired to be like. Her work is not bound by any one material or genre, and it embodies the best of the darkness of...

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05. 12. 2013

Featured Comrade: The Poetic Genius of Warsan Shire

I struggle with writing. Day to day it changes, and I keep having to revisit every single lesson I ever got, every piece of advice, every tidbit of care, to create. It didn’t...

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25. 11. 2013


In just three days, the insane video “Limitless” has surpassed over 2.5 million views, and for a video based on graffiti and time-lapse photography and video, that may be a record. After viewing...

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06. 11. 2013

Featured Comrade – {Evolved} Magazine

If you are unfamiliar with E-VOLVED Magazine, now’s your chance to catch up, fast. This DIY magazine is only on issue 3, but they are growing exponentially, and offering quality alternative content in...

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06. 11. 2013

Featured November Artist: Sarah Elise Abramson

  I’d known Sarah Elise Abramson for almost a year before I knew how gifted of an artist she was.  I guess this wasn’t surprising as she was one of those people I...

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23. 10. 2013

mind-blowing wood

This Southern hunk of badassery is blowing our tiny rogue minds over here. Based in Richmond, Virginia artist Morgan Herrin transforms the most generic and humble material—construction-grade 2x4s—into spectacularly detailed figurative sculptures. Ah-mazing. The figure...

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22. 10. 2013

Rune Guneriussen sheds light on our humanity

A grid of physical entities, 2012 A capacity to breed and recover, 2011 Circle of reception, 2011 An upward displacement, 2010 Resound with an echo, 2011 Revisit the revolution, 2012 Second system of...

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14. 10. 2013
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Beyond Eden 2013

Beyond Eden is an annual exhibit that brings a handful of galleries together in one space for the best of the best. It is always a fun event, full of live painting, great...

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09. 10. 2013

Whole-Hearted Musical Perfection: ZOLA JESUS

  It was cool Friday evening when we walked past desolate and gritty car repair lots, whose corners were occupied by a few homeless souls taking shelter for the night. It was a...

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09. 10. 2013

Raw Power Writings: White Night Blazing Bright

Disclaimer: I’ve known several of the people in White Night for a long time; a few of them are some of my oldest friends in Los Angeles. In fact, Kid Kevin, the band’s...

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08. 10. 2013


  When we were only tiny children, Christo and Jeanne-Claude blew our minds with giant yellow umbrellas, scattered across the California mountains. It was the first time in our lives that learned art...

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