As if starring in David Bowie music videos wasn’t already the coolest, Tilda Swinton has currently taken up residency sleeping at MoMA. It’s part of an unannounced, surprise performance piece called “The Maybe” that will be taking place on random days all month year. A MoMA source told us, “Museum staff doesn’t know she’s coming until the day of, but she’s here today. She’ll be there the whole day. All that’s in the box is cushions and a water jug.” - Ben Yakas, Gothamist
…this looks like my type of artistic gig. Sleeping on the job, for the job.
Gilles Barbier, is a contemporary artist from Marseille, France. ‘The Drunk’ portrays the artist as himself (wax figure), with a seemingly unending stream or confusion of thoughts, images and emotions swirling from his mind.
Artist Kate Hartman uses wearable electronics to explore how we communicate, with ourselves and with the world. In this quirky and thought-provoking talk, she shows the “Talk to Yourself Hat”, the “Inflatable Heart”, the “Glacier Embracing Suit”, and other unexpected devices.
Kate Hartman creates devices and interfaces for humans, houseplants, and glaciers. Her work playfully questions the ways in which we relate and communicate.