Explore ASMR at the “Weird Sensation Feels Good” Exhibition

Inside Sweden’s national architecture and design museum in Stockholm, ArkDes, the first-of-its-kind exhibition Weird Sensation Feels Good investigates autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR)—a phenomenon now 13 million videos deep on the internet. ASMR—chilling, pleasurable tingles instigated by common sounds, like rustling, scratching or crinkling—grew beyond a niche subset. The exhibition examines the pre-internet history of ASMR, its development into an advertising and design tool, its …

Artist Kate Shepherd’s Video Walk-Through of Her Galerie Lelong Exhibit, “Surveillance”

“While you’re looking at the paintings, they’re reflecting you,” artist Kate Shepherd explains in her three-minute walk through of Surveillance, her captivating, highly conceptual show at NYC’s Galerie Lelong & Co. Shepherd began this series in 2017, with the intention to have the shifting, reflective quality of each painting’s enamel surface be the subject itself. She refers to the process behind the works as puzzles …

Jeremy Anderson’s Fanciful “The Piccolo Parade” Vessels at Apparatus Studio

One-off, hand-thrown ceramic creatures of unparalleled personality

An interlude in the meticulously choreographed presentations of lighting and design studio Apparatus, The Piccolo Parade acts as co-founder Jeremy Anderson‘s solo debut. The pretty (and pretty peculiar) ceramic works—both porcelain and stoneware—that compose the exhibition have all been hand-thrown by Anderson. Each vessel, which the artist/designer refers to as “piccolos,” exudes distinct personality and charm. It’s easy to walk around the anthropomorphic forms and …