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A new zine by Mikael Kennedy. Published by Done To Death Projects.

Into The Belly of the Chairman

Eddie Huang returns home to Baohaus for the season finale of Fresh Off The Boat. If you watch closely, you might even see a guest appearance by this guy right here.

Memory Wound at Sørbråten

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Swedish artist Jonas Dahlberg removed a slice of Norway’s Utoya island for one of his designs for memorial sites commemorating the lives lost during the July 22, 2011 terrorist attacks.

“The concept for the Memorial Sørbråten proposes a wound or a cut within nature itself. It reproduces the physical experience of taking away, reflecting the abrupt and permanent loss of those who died. The cut will be a three-and-a-half-meters-wide excavation. It slices from the top of the headland at the Sørbråten site, to below the water line and extends to each side. This void in the landscape makes it impossible to reach the end of the headland.”

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Printables

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Welcome to Paradise by Nisha Lilia Diu

When Germany legalised prostitution in 2002 it triggered an apparently unstoppable growth in the country’s sex industry. It’s now worth 15 billion euros a year and embraces everything from 12-storey mega-brothels to outdoor sex boxes. Nisha Lilia Diu visits some of them to find out who won and who lost

Your Monday Morning Escapist Fantasy

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Become successful artisan/artist/musician.

Sell out show(s).

Buy abandoned village in the Spanish countryside for under $100k.

Move.

Create, enjoy, relax.

Volta 2014

A look through some of our favorite booths

Streakers in Machu Picchu

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The latest threat to the Incan treasure

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Openings & Parties: The Last Brucennial

Photographs by Christos Katsiaouni

Artist Eats: Howie Tsui

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For this installment of “Artist Eats,” we asked Howie Tsui to share his favorite place to eat. Howie is a Vancouver-based artist who “uses imagery from traditional Asian ghost tales, Buddhist hell scrolls, ancient bestiaries, Hong Kong vampire films and the Sino-Japanese War to satirize the climate of fear in contemporary culture.” Continue reading for his answer.

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Really Stick It To France

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A cork globe, designed by Chiaki Kawakami for Suck UK.

A Look Through The 2014 Armory Show

 
 
The biggest of the many art fairs happening this week

No Soup For You!

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The Ace Hotel is taking their upscale flophouse vibe to the next level after paying $30 million for The Salvation Army Chinatown Shelter, which sits right next to the Bowery Mission.

Printables

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Naked, Covered in Ram’s Blood, Drinking a Coke, and Feeling Pretty Good by Andrew Solomon

One man’s journey to Senegal to investigate a tribal cure for depression.

Art This Week In New York

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There’s always a bunch of things occurring at the beginning of March when the Armory Show takes over Piers 92 & 94 on the west side. This year is no exception. After the jump, a flyer party of sorts, with art happenings that you should hit up if you find yourself in NYC.

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An electronic graffiti board is also being considered in the future

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In an effort to reduce widespread foreign name scratching on the Great Wall, Chinese authorities are establishing designated ‘graffiti’ zones in towers close to popular stretches of the famous monument. As far as how an “electronic graffiti board” would be helpful… who the hell knows? Those screens can be etched too.

via, guardian

The BANDO Archives

Crime Time

Dark Foot in White Brooklyn

Eddie Huang plays tourist in his own town.

Noodle Season

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Every week until it’s warm again, we’ll be showing off various noodle soups around NYC.

Miso Ramen with a tasty boiled egg at Ramen Yebisu

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Because This Winter Sucks

Basic pictures of people in warm places from NatGeoFound

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