Tom Sachs’ Film “How to Learn How to Surf”

After screening at theaters and museums last year, Tom Sachs’ 30-minute film How to Learn How to Surf premieres online today. The American artist ventured to Bali with his team with the mission to become “OK surfers,” and documented the process. Based around 10 bullet points, the surfing essentials (according to the Sachs team) are explored: from “Be afraid, be sort of afraid,” to “Fail …

Interview: Daniel Arsham on His Multi-Faceted Collaboration with adidas Originals

We talk to the artist about his first wearable work and the hurricane that changed his life

About two minutes into the first segment of Daniel Arsham’s trilogy, “Hourglass,” we see a brief shot of a TV screen showing the colorful swirl of a hurricane barreling toward Miami—an image that has been burned in to my head since seeing it first-hand in my own Miami home in 1992. Hurricane Andrew hit South Florida that August and was the most destructive storm in …

Walker Art Center’s Mediatheque

Minneapolis’ Walker Art Center has recently made its Ruben/Bentson Moving Image Collection available to the public through the newly opened Mediatheque screening room. Visitors can enter the intimate theater free of charge and browse the massive collection of cinema using an interactive touchscreen display, which then projects onto the big screen. Users can also create playlists and read detailed descriptions of the film—all while seated …