Inside London’s Frieze Art Fair 2015

Immersive works inspired by the annual event itself

Londons annual art extravaganza, Frieze, is currently drawing art-hungry crowds to the beautiful Regents Park in the city center. Always a fun, impressive fair, this years Frieze featured an unusual number of works that were inspired by the space they’re in, which was designed by Londons Universal Design Studio. Rachel Rose, last years winner of the Frieze Artist Award, contributed one of the best immersive …

Leave Earth Behind: “The Universe is a Small Hat”

César Alvarez brings his fully participatory electronic musical to NYC's Babycastles to examine the eternal problem of designing an ideal society

It’s not extraordinarily uncommon to dream of packing your belongings, jumping on a spaceship and leaving Earth far, far behind. Motives may differ, from a hope to escape a planet polluted by unpleasantries, to an insatiable desire for adventure, but they all have one thing in common: whatever this planet has is just not enough. So what if the option were actually available? What if, …

Interview: Aesthetics and Therapeutics Lab

The collaborative video artist and therapist discuss contemporary dome art, and its ability to serve as a space of wonder, stimulation and healing

by Ikechukwu Casmir Onyewuenyi The last time CH spoke with video artist Jakob LeBaron Dwight, he remarked on the effects of light entrainment on the brain and the possible restorative value of light in the context of art. Dwight’s body of work has always manipulated light and its movement, but never dealt directly with how the medium serves to heal and promote feelings of well-being …