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By Krisnamurti Lumenta | Architecture / film / leica / cultural studies

People Are Getting Lost In This Big Steel Maze In Belgium

Pieterjan Gijs and Arnout van Verenbergh of Gijs Van Vaerenbergh have created ‘Labyrint’, a giant steel maze located at the C-MINE Art Centre in …

Messner Mountain Museum Corones Opens In Italy

Zaha Hadid Architects have completed the Messner Mountain Museum Corones, located in South Tyrol, Italy.

Photo © Inexhibit

About the project

Embedded …

Mountains

TOYOTA FJ RESTORATIONS | BY FJ COMPANY

The iconic Toyota FJ holds a very special place in the heart of auto enthusiasts across the world, it is rough and tough, yet classic and cool. FJ …

Toyota

ARCKIT | ARCHITECTURAL MODEL SYSTEM

Explore your architectural ambitions with Arckit, an architectural model system convenient for aspiring or professional architects, homebuilders, …

Architecture

The 5 Best Noir Films in the Public Domain: From Fritz Lang’s Scarlet Street to Ida Lupino’s The Hitch-Hiker

I try to catch the Noir City film festival whenever it comes through Los Angeles, not just because it uses the Egyptian, one of my favorite theaters …

Mystery

US one sheet for ROLLERBALL (Norman Jewison, USA, 1975) Designer: Bob Peak (1927-1992) Poster source: Heritage Auctions Read more about Bob Peak in my Graphic Detail column in this month’s Film...

One gorgeous poster a day chosen by the author of Movie Poster of the Week at mubi.com and Graphic Detail in Film Comment. As seen on Flavorpill's …

Kaiju Shakedown: Mani Ratnam

Roja

There have been movie musicals about psychotherapy and cannibalism, yet a musical about terrorism sounds like a South Park episode. But since the …

Movies

Film of the Week: The Kindergarten Teacher

Israeli drama The Kindergarten Teacher is a deeply strange film—with the emphasis on “deeply.” Even in these cautious days, there’s no shortage of …

Movies

Deep Focus: The End of the Tour

James Ponsoldt’s The End of the Tour is the rare literary film that feels spontaneous and packs a wallop. It’s full of wordplay—emphasis on both …

David Foster Wallace

New German Leica Historica limited edition M Monochrom (Typ 246) camera and APO-Summicron-M 1:2/90mm ASPH lens | Leica News & Rumors

German Leica Historica e.V. announced a new limited edition Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246) camera and a special edition of the APO-Summicron-M 1:2/90mm …

Cameras

Kaiju Shakedown: The Naked Movies

Naked Killer

Suspense synthesizers squeal on the soundtrack as a woman in a poufy orange top, invisible miniskirt, and high-fashion hat clip-clops …

Iggy Pop, Henry Rollins & Grace Jones To Star in Gutterdämmerung, “The Loudest Silent Movie on Earth!”

Once upon a time, Joe Strummer wrote and directed Hell W10, a silent black & white film featuring the music of The Clash. And the Pixies’ Black …

Movies

THE LEGO ARCHITECT

Take your Lego building to the next level with help from this new book, The Lego Architect. The book takes you trough the history of architecture, …

Lego

An Astronaut-Inspired Technopicnic Backpack - Design Milk

Photos by DiegoENE

Space exploration and a resurgence in interest in astronaut design seems to be seeping into the zeitgeist [see: Interstellar, The

Picnics

Amsterdam Gets An Artistic Urban Campsite

The creative Dutch duo, Annette Van Driel and Francis Nijenhuis, have put together UrbanCampsite Amsterdam, a destination where camping and art come …

Amsterdam

Now You Can Sleep In A Suspended Pod Among The Trees

The Cocoon Tree is a spherical structure that can be suspended from trees, allowing you to hang above the ground in a pod.

Weighing about 60 kilograms …

Mattresses

Designed in Sweden, Pixelkabinett 42 brings 80 vintage video games into your home hidden in a spouse-approved Ash wood & American walnut pop-top cabinet. Play Space Invaders, Centipede, Asteroids and 77 other games in style and customize your configuration to suit your favorite game titles. Only 50 of these game consoles will be made.

Pixelkabinett 42

Designed in Sweden, Pixelkabinett 42 brings 80 vintage video games into your home hidden in a spouse-approved Ash wood & American …

Space Invaders

A 2015 Red Dot Design Award winner, Arckit is an architectural modeling system that’s sort of Lego-like but allows you to design, build, & modify scaled structures. With no glue & a modular design, Arckits can be rebuilt & reconfigured over & over. Detailed finishing materials like wood flooring & stonewalls add realistic detail.

Arckit

A 2015 Red Dot Design Award winner, Arckit is an architectural modeling system that’s sort of Lego-like but allows you to design, build, & …

Prefab Homes

Link About It: NASA Discovers Earth 2.0

A newly discovered planet—called Kepler-452b—is so similar to Earth that NASA has dubbed it Earth 2.0. The far-off planet rests roughly 1,400 light years away in the constellation Cygnus and orbits inside its star’s habitable zone, where it’s warm enough for liquid surface water. Kepler-452b’s …

NASA

Neil deGrasse Tyson Presents a Brief History of Everything in an 8.5 Minute Animation

Patreon, a crowd funding site where fans can automatically tithe a set amount to their fave artist every time that person uploads content, is a great …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Björk Presents Groundbreaking Experimental Musicians on the BBC’s Modern Minimalists (1997)

Experimental music, by its very nature, stays out of the mainstream. All styles of music begin as experiments, but most sooner or later, in one form …

Björk

Andy Warhol Shoots “Screen Tests” of Nico, Bob Dylan & Salvador Dalí

Just the other day, I had a chat with a well-known poet who laid out for me his theory that Andy Warhol invented our conception of modern America. …

Art

Art/Form: Antonioni at the Paris Cinematheque

Monica Vitti et Michelangelo Antonioni à la Biennale de Venise de 1962, DR.

How do you hang a filmmaker? This question confronts any curator who …

Art

Film of the Week: Horse Money

Writing about Pedro Costa’s Horse Money in the current issue of Film Comment, Kent Jones argues that the Portuguese director’s films “have been more …

Movies

Review: Court

By Adam Kuruvilla Lelyveld

Print

(Chaitanya Tamhane, India, 2014)

Despite the suspense promised by its trailer, the case at the center of Court, the …

Film (India)

Interview: Pedro Costa

Horse Money is the long-awaited new feature from Pedro Costa, who casts Ventura (Colossal Youth) again to play a version of himself, alongside

Movies

Deep Focus: Southpaw

Jake Gyllenhaal is a gutsy, sophisticated performer, but his boxer hero in Southpaw fights like a crude Method actor. Named Billy Hope—presumably …

Hell's Kitchen

Film of the Week: The Look of Silence

The recent trial of 93-year-old former SS guard Oskar Gröning has reanimated long-running debates about justice, reconciliation, and the necessity or …

Movies

HISTORY OF IDEAS - Capitalism