“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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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.
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.Read more »
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.Read more »
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