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Current Viewing: Moving Stories : Nicolas Provost

Nicolas Provost is a filmmaker and visual artist living and working in Brussels, Belgium.Nicolas Provost is a filmmaker and visual artist living and working in Brussels, Belgium.

As projected on the backdrop of the A.F Vandervorst SS 15 show in Paris. #The Image

SPUR NOVEMBER 2014 : Love Mode, Love Spur: 25th Anniversary Issue

Karl Lagerfeld, Esmerelda Reynolds and Choupette photographed by Karl Lagerfeld for Spur November 2014Karl Lagerfeld, Esmerelda Reynolds and Choupette photographed by Karl Lagerfeld for Spur November 2014

In its 25 years of existence , Spur , a magazine published by the ,massive Shueisha media empire in Japan has become a powerhouse in its home market. It has also been model mad that entire time, from its early covers Kate Moss (1995) and Carolyn Murphy (1996) to the most recent era of Daria (2006), Gemma, Agyness (2007) and Freja (2010),

Current Reading:10:04: By Ben Lerner : Faber and Faber, 2014

In his second novel, 10:04, Lerner has created a work of autobiographical metafiction that  finds new ways to refer to itself.In his second novel, 10:04, Lerner has created a work of autobiographical metafiction that finds new ways to refer to itself.

The new novel, "10:04" by poet-turned-novelist, Ben Lerner is a dry, scathingly elegant elegy to New York City. Here's an excerpt

FASHION THAT ADMITS TO AN EMOTION.

There was something that took flight in this Dior SS 15 showing that moved Simons into the realm of the historic.There was something that took flight in this Dior SS 15 showing that moved Simons into the realm of the historic.

Do you notice how emotional fashion people have been this season? The ennui that made an emotional vacuum of the anti-spectacle of the Marc Jacobs. Tears at the Prada. Awe at the Dior. And then there was Phoebe Philo's honest and (gasp) heartfelt expression of uncertainty..or what Philo described to style.com as "being aware of the connection between creativity and risk".

As fashion has blurred faster and faster, moving now, almost at the speed of light, or at least fiber optic cables, it has felt as if it had also gotten more cynical. What used to be a tight little hermetic circle of taste and cool has been blown open to something of a mob scene with a lot of carelessness and crassness to go with it. But the true talent that anchor this industry had always held themselves to principles of both passion and excellence.

Breakthrough Show: “Postcodes” at Coletor (Sao Paulo)

Postcodes seeks to question how dominant patterns of codification are being transformed today.Postcodes seeks to question how dominant patterns of codification are being transformed today.

All the cool young curators like Tim Goessens tell us that Sao Paulo's art scene is throbbing hot. Here's proof plenty in the form of a remarkably well thought out show that destabilized the idea of geographic codification as well as introducing the culturally rich idea of nodal/global inter-action. I've always loved the transculturalism of the new generation of Brazilian design innovators like the U-Mag contingent. This show codified the implications of the work of this brave new post-Deleuzian generation

Current Reading: YVES SAINT LAURENT : UNE PASSION MAROCAINE : Pierre Bergé

Yves Saint Laurent had always claimed that Morocco influenced his creations.Yves Saint Laurent had always claimed that Morocco influenced his creations.

À l’occasion de l’exposition « Yves Saint Laurent et le Maroc », présentée pour la première fois au jardin Majorelle à Marrakech, Pierre Bergé se souvient. Il tire les fils du passé et accompagne ses propos de photographies, dont beaucoup sont inédites, de dessins et d’aquarelles de Lawrence Mynott.

TI DATE: ANNELISE MICHELSON: PRÉSENTATION PRINTEMPS-ÉTÉ 2015

ANNELISE’S PIECES ARE ALL HAND MADE OUT OF 100% FRENCH MATERIALS, IN LIMITED QUANTITIES IN HER ATELIER IN THE MARAIS IN PARIS.ANNELISE’S PIECES ARE ALL HAND MADE OUT OF 100% FRENCH MATERIALS, IN LIMITED QUANTITIES IN HER ATELIER IN THE MARAIS IN PARIS.

'I don't want to make women look pretty and harmless. Women are sexy, desirable and complex. I want to give them weapons'
Annelise Michelson

You've spotted Annelise's exquisitely wrought work featured in Vogue, Vogue Paris,The Cut, W, The NY Times and style.com, which is why Michelson's Spring line is an essential see during this Paris Fashion Week. As you well know a woman in her jewelry is an impeccable force.

PoemField No. 2 (1966) : Stan VanDerBeek

Each film was constructed using Knowlton's BEFLIX computer language, which was based on FORTRAN.Each film was constructed using Knowlton's BEFLIX computer language, which was based on FORTRAN.

From 1964 through around 1969, artist Stan VanDerBeek worked with computer scientist Ken Knowlton on a series of films:

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This digital generation tho. #nonstopbeautyThis digital generation tho. #nonstopbeauty

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