An Online Project Shames Selfie-Takers at Berlin’s Holocaust Memorial / Hyperallergic

World War II ended more than 70 years ago, but the horrors of the Holocaust (or Shoah, in Hebrew) have not receded from historical memory. Yet for some reason, there’s a disconnect when it comes to social media culture. Many people casually visit Holocaust memorial sites and take selfies or sexy pics, all the while knowing […]

Review | Yuval Pudik: KANADA / CRAVE

Israeli-born, L.A.-based artist Yuval Pudik decided to only use vintage gay porn images in his solo exhibition KANADA at Cash Machine in Atwater Village, a small storefront artist-run gallery space. In this exhibition, the artist purchased old books and painstakingly wrapped them in red paper, layering a vintage porn image into each book cover. Then […]

Review – John Finneran: Dreamers at the Gates of Where Dreamers Are / CRAVE

“Sleeping less than seven hours per night on a regular basis is associated with adverse health outcomes, including weight gain and obesity, diabetes . . .” I saw this text printed on the screen of another writer’s computer at this café where I was sitting, looking at his screen instead of my own while thinking […]