Notes on Entropy

“Notes on Entropy,” currently on view at Arcadia Missa focuses on the entropy as a constructive process that destabilizes capitalist ways of thinking, i.e. embracing things that are non-useful, even disorienting.

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Azadeh Elmizadeh’s Subtle Bodies

There’s an irony underneath Elmizadeh’s paintings. The vague compositions are taken from paintings on the opposite side of the spectrum, miniature paintings that are so complex and detailed that they’re sometimes painted with a single hair from a squirrel.

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Interview with Marlowe Granados

Interview by Emma Cohen Oysters, a bouquet of lilies, bright silk. Beautiful things usually invoke a class status. But acquiring these things through roundabout means—a dinner invitation, a slip into an exclusive party, a thank you gift—allow their consumer to see these objects for what…

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Halloween Special: DecameronTV

To celebrate our favourite holiday this year we joined forces with Red Bull Arts to bring you videos from artists whose practices both commemorate and complicate the spirit of Halloween. Using ghosts, monsters, costumes and the uncanny as strategies to remember the faithfully and unfaithfully departed, disinterring themes of family, colonialism, camp, and terror.

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Sayre Gomez in view

Sayre Gomez loves to drive. In the 14 years living in Los Angeles, he’s woven a vast tire tread web around his Boyle Heights studio. Gomez is observant, porous to the spillage of upper-case exclamations and neighbourhood changes that perpetuate his commute.

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A Conversation with Rute Merk

Rute Merk’s paintings are glitchy visions of consumerism, a search engine result for “fashion.” Smudge-faced androgynous models walk a psychedelic runway in Balenciaga, we can’t quite make them out. They’re shoddy memory implants, furnished with product placements.

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