Daniela Braga by Benjamin Alexander Huseby for Bernadette Corporation, S/S 1997 x PURPLE FASHION n°19, S/S 2013
BC is to fashion what Metahaven is to graphic design, Wu Ming to literature, KLF to music and Claire Fontaine to art. And of course the “discoursive space” of contemporary art comprise them all.
When asked about his thought on retirement, Carsten Höller said to Hans Ulrich Obrist: “After all it is the least bad field you can get!”, but sometimes I ask myself wether art is spoiling these projects’ unhinging and critical potential. Then I look back at art history and answer.
Saw this patch for the X-37, the Air Force’s secret “space plane.” Interesting that eyes are depicted, perhaps suggesting an optical mission for the mysterious spacecraft. Also heard a rumor that a model of the X-37 installed at US Space Command hangs upside-town, with a telescope protruding from its payload bay. Hrm…..
"Standing as if waiting for signals from another world, these men on the Djibouti shores hope for a faint cellphone signal from neighboring Somalia. The power of this picture speaks to our enduring quest to explore—to connect with each other wherever we go—despite facing often daunting obstacles as we roam across the Earth. We are not alone. We are all connected, or try to be."
Elena Sheveiko, Photo Coordinator:
"As it happens, I’ve worked with John Stanmeyer since his first ever story in National Geographic. And each story had an image that touched a hidden string in my soul. Years later, I still hear the sound. This picture from “To Walk the World” is one of them. It makes me want so much for everybody desperately trying to connect with others, to be heard and hear back from loved ones."
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