“The Coming World: Ecology as the New Politics 2030-2100” at Moscow’s Garage Museum

Russia's premiere contemporary art institution sparks climate change dialogue with a first-ever, full-museum exhibition

For anyone wary of artist statements on climate change solutions, that isn’t what guests will find inside the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art‘s new exhibition The Coming World: Ecology as the New Politics 2030-2100. There are no answers here: no preaching, proselytizing or condescension. Instead, Moscow‘s Garage Museum (a premiere contemporary art museum and archive) put together a compelling, oftentimes provocative showcase of more than 50 …

Earth’s “Deep Biosphere” Thrives Beneath Our Feet

The Deep Carbon Observatory (DCO), composed of 1,000 scientists from 52 countries, studies the underground ecosystems between Earth’s surface and its core. In a recent statement, this has been referred to as “Deep Biosphere” as a “subterranean Galapagos” potentially filled with millions of undiscovered species. Despite darkness and harsh conditions, life has been found as far as three miles below the continental subsurface and six-and-a-half miles below the ocean’s surface. The …

The Hedonism of Northern Soul

Skateboarding Helsinki airport, picking Jeff Koons' brain, JetBlue stocks cricket bars and more in our weekly look at the web

While fashion photographer Elaine Constantine would achieve great acclaim, she’d never lose love for her northern England roots—and the wild Northern Soul music scene she was a part of. In her first-ever feature film, Constantine revisits the underground movement, centered around the obsessive discovery and celebration of rare soul records from psychedelic ’60s America—not to mention plenty of drugs and dance parties. The film, a …