New HBO Series Offers People the Chance to Rehearse Big Life Changes

At what point does a fake thing become real? Nathan Fielder reprises his career-long lampooning of this weighty philosophical inquiry with his new HBO series The Rehearsal, which finds the comedian/documentarian staging elaborate simulations of future situations to help ordinary folks prepare for life. (Or in some instances, recreating the immediate past for the sake … Read more

Aesthetica Magazine – Chance Encounters

Bieke Depoorter’s (b. 1984) breakthrough project Ou Menya saw her traveling the Trans Siberian railway, staying the night with strangers met along the way. Chance meetings and random encounters have proved pivotal to the Belgian visual artist’s practice ever since, resulting in series such as Agata, an artistic collaboration and friendship spanning more than four … Read more

Last Chance to See Mildred Howard’s Glass House in Battery Park City

Posted inSponsored This public work about home and migration closes on April 16 with a celebration featuring an artist talk and performances by poet Quincy Troupe and saxophonist David Murray. Installation view of Mildred Howard’s “The House That Will Not Pass For Any Color Than Its Own,” 2021 (image courtesy Will Dintenfass Photography) Closing this … Read more