CRIMES OF THE FUTURE IS EXTREME SURGERY BY WAY OF CLASSIC FILM NOIR

Welcome to the inner beauty pageant Art is painful and unpredictable in Crimes of the Future, David Cronenberg’s latest film. As a work of art itself, though, Crimes of the Future has a remarkable amount of polish. The movie brings Cronenberg back to science fiction for the first time in two decades, and it melds his signature squishy body …

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Artist receives $84,000 and delivers blank artwork entitled “Take the money and run”.

Take the Money and Run The Kunsten Museum of Contemporary Art in Aalborg, Denmark lent Jeans Haaning $84,000 (1.7 million pesos) to reproduce an earlier work of his, however, the artist delivered two blank canvases which he titled "Take the Money and Run". Jeans Haaning, 56, known for his critical works on money, racism, power …

The Dance of Energy

If you think of witches and dancing, the first scene that comes to mind is a coven dancing around a large bonfire in the middle of the forest worshipping the silver moon. And, they are right it is one of the best examples, but you can also see congregations of the religion of your choice …

The Origins of Japanese Butoh Dance

Kazuo Ohno during a butoh workshop, 1986; with Revolt of the Body by Tatsumi Hijikata, photographed by Roku Hasegawa, 1968 Butoh or Buto, in literal Japanese translation, means dance (bu), step (toh). Butoh dance was founded in Japan in the late 1950s. From its radical beginnings in the Tokyo underground, with outrageous performances and bow-legged …

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