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Ordinary Fantasies by Nguan

“My work is about emotional globalization, big-city yearning, and finding salvation in the faces of strangers.”

Nguan is a graduate of Northwestern University. His work has been featured in Arkitip and the Vice magazine photo issue.






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Singapore 2007.



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Hollywood 2006.





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  • 03/26/2007

Now Playing At Peepshow: Nguan

Northwestern University graduate Nguan, whose work has been featured in the likes of Vice and Arktip, grapples with what he calls "emotional globalization" in his Ordinary Fantasies show. Traveling from Beijing, to Los Angeles, to Venice Beach, he defamiliarizes images from everyday life in a big city.

See Ordinary Fantasies now, at XLR8R's Peepshow.



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  • 03/26/2007

Video: TTC "Telephone"

TTC are France's response to the cornball party rappers that the US churns out–except they're good. Really good. Under the guidance of resident producer DJ Orgasmic, these Frenchman own raved-out hip-hop. Whether or not anyone understands what the hell these dudes are yelling about, dancefloors will go insane. "Telephone" is proof.

See TTC's "Telephone" now at XLR8R's Video Section.


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  • 03/23/2007

Telephone

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  • 03/23/2007

Podcast: DJ Star Eyes

Black dye, 0s and 1s, cyberpunk, undercuts. Just a few of the influences channeled for my hacker mix, featuring Black Strobe, Franz & Shape, and The Hacker alongside some main sources of their inspiration: Skinny Puppy, Front 242, Nitzer Ebb. Too bad I only had an hour on this one–not even enough time to get to Ministry or Clan of Xymox, Booka Shade or Boyz Noize.

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  • 03/23/2007

Sub Pop Hands Out Loser Scholarship

Sub Pop, the label responsible for releasing classics from the likes of Earth, Modest Mouse, and The Postal Service is offering one Washington or Oregon high-school senior a chance at their first ever “Loser Scholarship.”

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  • 03/23/2007

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