When I say the downtown Sydney Business District is totally The Matrix, I’m not joking, at all. It’s the frickin’ Matrix. While this wasn’t the primary reason for my visiting Australia, I admit I became a little tied up with experiencing it for the wealth of movie filming locations from that film. While I believe […]
Category: Past Thoughts
In celebration of Flashback Monday (which isn’t a thing) I wanted to look back on the final days of the Movieland Wax Museum in Buena Park, California. No I didn’t take this picture, it was from a postcard…and the lake later became a Starbucks From 1961 to 2005 it was the goto place to feel […]
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. […]
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 […]
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.