Category: Past Thoughts

Travel Thoughts: The Ars Electronica Center in Linz, Austria

The Ars Electronica Center in Linz, Austria saw its influence expand greatly back in 2009, interactivity and human appendages-as-input devices were all the rage, and people were actually working hard at realizing the future and making profoundly cool and interesting and unique experiences that revolved around gestural interaction with digital devices or within digital environments. […]

Past Thoughts: The 14th Factory

Around this time last year (2017), Simon Birch’s The 14th Factory was all the rage in Los Angeles. Located just east of Dodger Stadium on Avenue 19 in an abandoned industrial bakery, The 14th Factory was an amazing temporary large scale art exhibition that anyone who couldn’t score tickets to the Broad in time for […]

Past Thoughts: The Daft Punk Pop Up at Maxfield Gallery

A neon Daft Punk Logo is flanked by posters featuring licensed Daft Punk Merchandise at the Daft Punk Pop Up at Maxfield Gallery in Los Angeles in February of 2017.

About a year ago, the electronic music group Daft Punk opened a pop up shop at Maxfield Gallery in Los Angeles. In addition to offering ridiculous apparel that only trust fund hypebeasts would be caught dead in, the pop up also served as a museum, displaying an astonishing array of artifacts from the duo’s creative output over the past 25 years.