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Object number 2299
Object number 2299

Winter 2015 | ArteZine

Museum of Mars Colonization Archive of Correspondence Armstrong Street 999 SI23100 Global Union Registration number: 2299 Object name: DNA-pendrive Dimensions: 2 x 2 x 1 cm Description: The DNA-pendrive contains seven encrypted letters from a woman living on Mars (V.) to a man living on Earth (J.), members of the GI movement. The letters have […]

On The Origin of Martian Tragic-pop
On The Origin of Martian Tragic-pop

Winter 2015 | ArteZine

Traj-pop, or Traj, as it came to be known in Early Martian society, is considered by many to be the foundation of post-earth culture. Our canon is formed of what’s left of its culture, and its dominance was unchallenged until its swift demise following the establishment of the first break off settlements. It is generally […]

The Closing Scene for a Film Already Made
The Closing Scene for a Film Already Made

Winter 2015 | ArteZine

EXT. OPEN LANDSCAPE – EARLY EVENING/DAY BLACK CUT TO Sound of tree crowns moving in the wind. Sound of tree crowns thickly packed against each other moving in the wind. MALE V.O. Here I am standing at the end of this film and I can’t resist but return to the beginning. To the very first […]

Notes on Disaster
Notes on Disaster

Summer 2015, 2016 | ArteZine

It is impossible to present a complete picture of disaster or to apprehend it in its entirety. It is too complex to be taken in at a single glance. More fitting to make partial appraisals, to reckon it in fragments. Disaster has no single narrative because it is not a single, personal account of misfortune; […]

Basim Magdy: Optical Trauma
Basim Magdy: Optical Trauma

Winter 2015 | Gallery

“The Hollow Desire to Populate Imaginary Cities,” 2014 Recently shown at Art in General, Curated by Anne Barlow In the 1973 science-fiction film, Soylent Green, earth is overcrowded, polluted and saturated to the brink. Soylent Green, a supposed protein product sold by a corporation to the masses seeking nutrition, is discovered to not be made […]

DIDN’T START THE FIRE: The United Nations Headquarters and Other Monolithic Forms
DIDN’T START THE FIRE: The United Nations Headquarters and Other Monolithic Forms

Fall 2014 | Gallery

Two summers ago in a restaurant on Center Street in New York City, a line from a ‘90s hit song turned into a concept for a group show. I was sitting with some friends arguing the morality of the art world’s fast rallying around Pussy Riot as the Syrian conflict, then in its sixth month, […]

Zine/Zine
Zine/Zine

Summer 2014 | ArteZine

The initial impetus behind this issue was to reflect on the fanzine as a format. Embedded within histories of self-publishing, niche and underground groups, fandom, pop and rock idols, or even further political pamphlets, zines have fed and resulted from science fiction, comics, punk, queer, feminist imaginaries, and DIY aesthetics for decades. The zine is a […]

The BOOKMOBILE Project: Then, There, Now
The BOOKMOBILE Project: Then, There, Now

Summer 2014 | ArteZine

In the increasingly monopolized world of mainstream media, it is imperative that works that challenge the status quo, affirm the lives of their creators, and problematize corporate control over the media are available to the widest audience possible.  Bookmobile Collective, 2001 The here and now is a prison house. We must strive, in the face […]

Escalator to an Ecology of Mind
Escalator to an Ecology of Mind

Summer 2014 | ArteZine

These images have been repurposed to unlock and re-engineer associative thought processes attributed to branding. Familiar motifs collide with contrasting, suggestive phrases. Visual associative cues emerge.     Form the bond between message and feeling! Join in and participate!

A Fan’s Zine
A Fan’s Zine

Summer 2014 | ArteZine

Her long-term friend and collaborator Jutta Koether, once wrote that artist and musician Kim Gordon is “if at all, a fragile super special chick (based on a decision), who plays bass, pushes for improvisation, one who knows and loves the history of the chicks in music and by that obviously serves as a very complex […]

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