A Space Program, directed by Van Neistat, documents the construction of the Tom Sachs installation Space Program 2.0: MARS, displayed at the Park Avenue Armory in 2012. Lauren Wissot talks to the director about his working relationship with Sachs, art, and propaganda.
What Eddy Susanto does with his art is turn the tables – now it’s the West’s turn to be romanticized and seen as mysterious.
“all important stories are minority stories.”
“Call Me Kuchu” is a sweeping portrait not just of the heroic gays and lesbians who often literally put themselves in the line of fire each and every day just to demand basic human rights, but also of a self-righteous Ugandan society which bans homosexuality and openly advocates for the death penalty for HIV-positive men.
Last Days here is the riveting story of Pentagram lead singer Bobby Liebling, a hard rock legend and hardcore addict who, as one of Liebling’s friends puts it, sold his soul a long time ago – and is now fighting like hell to get it back, one piece at a time.
“Meet the Fokkens” is a nuanced portrait and loving celebration of 70-year-old twins Martine and Louise Fokken, two vivacious ladies of the night who’ve been selling sex in Amsterdam’s infamous red light district since 1961.
Lauren Wissot speaks with emerging director Matthijs van Heijningen about everything from making art from commercials, to taking inspiration from Polanski, to why the next big thing might not be emerging from his homeland anytime soon.