Oneohtrix Point Never is the recording alias of electronic musician, composer, and producer Daniel Lopatin. With eight full-length albums, most recently Age Of (2018) out on Warp Records, and various other credits and notable collaborations to date, OPN is widely recognized as a prominent figure in music today. Defying genre and interweaving collages of samples and computer-generated content that reflects back on the history of recorded images and sounds, the music is a spacey patchwork of organized chaos.
Lu Peng, the first curator of an art biennial in China and the author of essential books on contemporary Chinese art, opens up here about his recent assignment to the directorship of MOCA Yinchuan; the effects of the second edition of the Yinchuan Biennial on the territory, the population, and the economy; and the history of Chinese art—its emergence, its fundamental exhibitions, and its role in the global art market.
A cluster of pearly white balloons is pulling on a ribbon, lulled by the soft September breeze. Accentuated by a single disco-ball balloon, it’s the kind of object that might herald the arrival of a new beauty salon.
Hercules’s fame precedes him everywhere. Everyone’s already heard of him; we know that he is strong and that his invincibility gives him courage. He does impossible things. He is a superhero-savior of humanity.
Philippe Rahm and Alessandro Bava discuss the role of data in architecture against a context of automation and ecological crisis on the occasion of Philippe Rahms architects’s exhibition Effusivity Pool held at the Istituto Svizzero in Milan during the 2018 Salone del Mobile.