A World of Partial Fiction: Scott D. Benites

24-year old painter Scott D. Benites takes his art to interesting places

ART

Ultra, Ultra! Read All About It: Adam Trigger

It came and went in the blink of an eye. Drawing the who’s who of EDM

MUSIC

A Tales of Two Cities: ‘Only God Forgives’

Nicholas Winding Refn doesn’t want you to visit Bangkok. In fact, he’s dead set against the whole idea. At least that’s the vibe you get after watching ‘Only God Forgives’ – the Danish director’s ultraviolent Bangkok-based film starring Ryan Gosling. The portrait of Bangkok he delivers feels pretty familiar in some ways. Movie-land Bangkok is

FILM

Gender Talents is Making You Rethink Everything You Thought You Knew About Gender

In a world that favors controlled categories–black and white/male and female/gay and straight–comes Carlos Motta, is challenging perceptions and notions

CULTURE

Cecilia Avendaño Bobillier: Transitions and Transformations

Chilean artist Cecilia Avendaño’s strange and evocative portraits mix photography, painting, and collage to create artificial beings constructed

ART

We Are the World… And Immigrant Songs is Our Music

To say these are great days for people who dig music is kinda like saying we live in privileged times. True enough (for most), but hardly something that needs to be cited. Not anymore, anyway.

MUSIC