This 1974 sleeper hit makes any Hollywood love story look like a joke. It’s pretty intense, and keeps you on the edge of your seat. I don’t want to give a plot summary or anything like that, because I don’t want to give it away. And don’t check IMDB, because they said it was one [...]
Gang Gang Dance have a new album out this month called Eye Contact. One of the weirdest psychedelic dance bands that exist today, this one is very Bollywood meets HiNRG, with a tripped out madness only Gang Gang Dance can deliver. I can’t wait for this album.
Hindu, Greek, and Buddhist mythology informs the work of Brooklynite Chitra Ganesh, who makes cryptic, surreal sculptures, murals, installations, multimedia drawings, and photography that draw from Indian comic books, Bollywood posters, and other ephemera of South Asian culture, as well as 19th century portraiture, anime, and the standard touch stones of a globalized psyche. The absurdity and sexuality of her work present the war between modernity, tradition, and nationality over the idea of femininity – her figures are almost entirely female, and watchful, menacing eyes are a common motif in her work. A lot of her stuff is reminiscent of Raymond Pettibon, in a good way.