Friday, 30 January 2009

Kaviar Gauche at Berlin Fashion Week A/W 2009


The first show I visited on Berlin Fashion Week Autum/Winter 2009/2010 yesterday was without clothes. Berlin based designers Alexandra Fischer-Roehler and Johanna Kühl made a statement with their Kaviar Gauche show. It is online on Hobnox. More shows will follow.

Friday, 16 January 2009

MGMT iNterview


For this iNterview I went to Berlin's botanic garden to record the questions. Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser from MGMT were so tired from their press day, that I am happy they didn't fall asleep. Furthermore it seems as if the only thing I produce these days are iNterviews. That is not true. I am working on reports about a amateur box fight and more.

Tuesday, 13 January 2009

Grotesk's NYC trend of the month

This sketch is by Grotesk, a Swiss graphic artist living in Brooklyn. In the last decade he has developed a passion for folk Art, street photography, hand painted signs, vintage sport graphics, old school hip hop and urban anthropology. If you think this is funny, check out the picture "How to become a Fixie pilot".

Monday, 12 January 2009

Multispeed Vibrator Dance with Yelle


This clip has little to do with Tecktonic, is not as good as the "How to dance at a rave" film, but I like Yelle's music. Reason enough to watch it.

Lachyoga

Es ist Montag morgen, die richtige Zeit für Lachyoga. Meine Kollegen Stephanie Ahl und Klaas Heufer-Umlauf haben für euch eine Lachyoga Truppe besucht. Bei 2:30 Min. geht der Kurs los, bei 7:30 Min. seht ihr wie man Lachbenzin für eine starke und lachreiche Woche tankt. Mitmachen erwünscht.

Thursday, 8 January 2009

Laura Keeble's skull installation

31 year old London artist Laura Keeble and me have something in common: We both like Damien Hirst's work "For the Love of God".

The Invisible Rope - winter special


It is so simple and therefore so good. The Invisible Rope is one of the oldest pranks in the book, but Dan Podosek and Yuki Palermo are always full of new ideas. They stop cars, bikes, people, and anything else that they feel needs to be slowed down.

Wednesday, 7 January 2009

Club Transmediale 2009 in Berlin


This year is the tenth anniversary of Club Transmediale, the festival for "electronic and experimental musical culture". At 22nd of January Kompakt founder Wolfgang Voigt opens with Gas live. Until the 31st of January acts like DJ Mujava and lectures with people such as Bill Drummond from KLF will follow.

Tuesday, 6 January 2009

Aaron Rose iNterview on Hobnox


"Create something from nothing" is the motto of the protagonists from Beautiful Losers. Featured artists like Barry McGee, Margaret Killgallen, Mike Mills, Shepard Fairey and Harmony Korine emerged from the skateboarding and DIY punk rock movement. Aaron Rose hung out with them since his childhood. His New York based "Alleged Gallery" is the place where their careers kicked off in the nineties. Beautiful Losers is the latest project of curator, artist, musician and cultural entrepreneur Aaron Rose. In the Hobnox iNterview he also talks about the whole “Sell Out” discussion and about his art rock band “The Sads”. If you like Aaron Rose, also check out the report I did last year about Shepard Fairey's solo show in London.

Monday, 5 January 2009

"Water Kiss" stop-motion animation by Sam3


It is so cold and snowy outside, that it is the right time to show the stop-motion animation that Spanish street artist Sam3 made this summer. He played with water and the sun in a deserted swimming pool in Alicante. On his homepage you can also see his latest animation Ouroboros.

Happy 2009!

Vive la Crise von SP38


No, I did not get killed in a car crash riding my Fixie. I was on holiday in France (and in Berlin). No internet, just wine and walks. Now I am looking forward to 2009. It is gona be great and exciting! Bear with me.
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