Monthly Archives: February 2011

Nothing Ever Touches

To touch without touching, according to physics, is the only sort of touching we know. On February 28 and March 3, The Wallis Gallery and Rassa Montaser present Nothing Ever Touches a poetic miming of this paradox, curated by Ross McNicol. The exhibition, which is divided into two parts, features the work of Eloise Fornieles, [...]

Alejandro Alcocer’s Pockets

Text by Erickson S. Blakney Photography by Weston Wells Who IS Alejandro Alcocer? Is he a chef, restauranteur, epicurean, locavore, design entrepreneur, or author? Alcocer rejects titles. He readily describes himself as a person with “little patience and restless energy,” adding that he is interested in many things.  His roles in the world are as varied [...]

Volenti Nil Difficile

I spent several days last month following two Italian women’s sports team, one crew and one water polo, at the Canottieri, the oldest sports club in Milan. The photographs from the project are being show at the Nike Stadium space in Milan, and if you’re in town for fashion week, there’s an opening tonight. Volenti [...]

Dadarhea

Canada invites you to wig-out during a month-long residency of Dadarhea. What began as a summer workshop for video ideas to manifest has now become an unruly feature-length film formed of individuals collaborating in abandon. All participants have been swirling around and bumping into each other for at least ten years and the collective sensibilities are [...]

Mark Seliger

Mark Seliger, regular photographer for GQ and Rolling Stone, recently came out with a new book called Listen, which was also made into a show at Steven Kasher Gallery. The book covers various traditional photographic themes, such as nudes, landscapes and still lifes, interwoven in a very poetic way. This is a conversation I had [...]

The Ballad of the Lonely Masturbator

As our coverage of London Fashion Week kicks off in the Style section, we bring you a not-so traditional fashion video shot by Nick Heavican, styled by Dossier Fashion Director Polina Aronova and featuring designs by British fashion giant TOPMAN.

Der Greif

The Augsburg, Germany based photography magazine Der Greif (The Griffin) is a wonderful publication that began as regional project, but has since garnered worldwide attention. Since starting in 2008, the magazine’s creators have had the chance to present their brainchild at Preview Art Fair Berlin, Stroke Urban Art Fair Munich, Fotobook Festival Kassel, Dezines Madrid [...]

Full Moon Rising

Tonight, Friday, February 18, brings the full moon and the opening night of All That Is Unseen, curated by Dossier contributing editor Caris Reid and Meg O’Rourke. The exhibit focuses on metaphysical themes and the idea that what is unseen is eternal. The exhibit includes works by Eugene Von Bruenchenhein, Agnieszka Brzezanska, Christine Corday, Tony [...]

PANic at the Hotels

Our friend, Anh Do, the musician, gallery curator, DJ, and blogger, recently started PANic along with her friends, Niki Roberton and Paul Tao, of Iamsound. Pooling from their collective resources, PANic is a full-service production and promotions agency that specializes in art, fashion, and music programming, not to mention brand and band management. One of [...]

Negotiations

Last week, I posted some old work of Kamrooz Aram’s on our Look section and this week I got an invitation to see his new work at the Perry Rubenstein Gallery. I’m very excited about all this good karma. So, if you feel like stalking me – although I haven’t been stalked since I was [...]