Monthly Archives: January 2011

Letters to Emma Bowlcut

Thursday night at Spoonbill & Sugartown in Brooklyn, musician Bill Callahan (of Smog) gave a reading from his book, Letters to Emma Bowlcut. The epistolary novel chronicles one man’s correspondence with a woman he met at a party. Though they both exchange letters, we only get to read his point of view and responses to [...]

Adrian Gaut at Gallery Raum1F

New York photographer and Dossier contributor Adrian Gaut has a show up, and if you find yourself in Tokyo between now and March 10, stop by and take a look.

Upon My Word

Tonight, brave the snow and see a special performance of an original operetta written by Alec Coiro, starring Alexandra Butler, Erica Randlett, Gordon Hull and Nick Kramer, and produced by our friend Erin Krause. Set in Victorian England, the musical follows the manful Lord Alec as he chooses which of two blushing maidens he will make [...]

Nike Training Club

Most of my friends know me as a crazy person who loves to work out. My personal motto is “Pay to Play” and because I love to eat and drink, I take it very seriously. I can be very excessive with those hobbies, so if I’m going to enjoy good food and lots of drinks, [...]

Kiss and Go

Lifelong New Yorker Thea Hoffman-Nisson moved to Rotterdam last year after working as an art director for J.Crew and Tommy Hilfiger. While in Europe, she has created an online visual diary of images of her daily life and travels called Kiss and Go with many of the photos taken from her iPhone. Somehow she manages [...]

Get ‘Em Girls

A special congratulations to our friends Elle Muliarchyk and Lily Kwong on their beautiful collaboration for T Magazine. We applaud both their inspiration and talent.

Francesca Woodman: April 3, 1958 – January 19, 1981

Thirty years ago today, Francesca Woodman jumped to her death from the window of a Lower East Side Manhattan loft. A photographer, she was prodigious and original; she had been a star pupil at the Rhode Island School of Design and a contemporary of the Surrealists in Rome. She left behind 800 negatives and 120 [...]

January Mix

Every month, artist Sam Falls makes a mix and sends it out to a group of friends. We asked him to start sharing the playlists here. His mixes will be running as a monthly feature on Dossierjournal.com. This is the first one. So I’ll write a little about how it started. I have to say [...]

Screen Test at PopRally

If you haven’t been to a MoMA PopRally event, this Thursday night should be your christening. PopRally presents artists, works of art and exhibitions, screenings, situations, and parties all nestled in the evening at MoMA- drinks included! The last event I attended was a screening of Chris Cunningham’s latest music video for Gil Scott-Heron. The [...]

The Beautiful Struggle

Last year for Black History month, The New Yorker published a contemporary portfolio of the last of the civil-rights era leaders photographed by Platon titled “The Promise.” In honor of Martin Luther King’s birthday I have put up a few of the photos here. The full selection includes portraits of Malcolm X’s daughters, Muhammad Ali, [...]