Photography at MoMA

October 31, 2015 11:48 am Published by Leave your thoughts

At the end of this month, The Museum of Modern Art, long considered the arbitor of contemporary photography, will release the first of a three volume publication on the museum’s extensive collection of photographic art. Art Editor Drew Sawyer chats with MoMA's Chief Curator of Photography, Quentin Bajac.

A Visionary Debut: Carlo Lavagna’s ‘Arianna’

October 29, 2015 5:37 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Hailed by Variety as “a strikingly presented debut,” Carlo Lavagna’s Arianna is a visionary film about an intersex post-adolescent (played by the ravishing Ondina Quadri), who returns to her childhood home after many years. Through the course of a sensual and heat-drenched summer, Arianna is haunted by the intuition that she grew up as a young boy. Her painful inner journey will bring her to realize that her parents performed a sex-change surgery on her when she was three and never told her.

99 Government Punches

October 29, 2015 4:49 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

New York band Tempers just dropped their new Album “Services” with Berlin label Aufnahme + Wiedergabe. When I met with the band members Jasmine Golestaneh and Eddie Cooper in the private Jasmine Bar for an informal interview a stiff Bombay Government Punch was served. Listening to some tracks in the making we instantly decided to shoot a video together for their upcoming single “Undoing” which just premiered on Vice’s Noisey. Several punches later we tried to specify the musical genre that defines Tempers’ nuanced spectrum. We didn’t make it to the next question.