Cool Hunting Capsule Video: Collection

Our video on conceptual artist Rirkrit Tiravanija and his newest video project

by Aphakai Rirkrit Tiravanija has continuously proven himself to be at the forefront of modern conceptual art. Extremely social in nature, Tiravanija’s exhibitions range from feeding gallery-goers to recording footage of a road trip and displaying it, along with the car that made the journey, for everyone to see. In this video, Cool Hunting talks to the artist about his current project as part of …

Salvando al Soldado Pérez

Checking in with the star of Mexico's hit narco-comedy

The New Mexican Cinema movement may have calmed to a simmer in recent years, but the country’s presence on the international film scene is here to stay. At Los Angeles’ recent Hola México Festival, festival-goers were treated to a secret midnight screening of “Salvando al Soldado Pérez” (Private Pérez). The film follows Julian Pérez—surrounded by hired thugs, killers, and accomplices—on his quest to find his …

Cool Hunting Capsule Video: Martin Creed

Our latest video looks at a conceptual artist's meditation on gray

by Gregory Stefano On a recent trip to Mexico City we had the chance to stop by the Zona Maco Art Fair to check out what’s happening south of the border. We explored some great galleries, saw some fantastic work, and one piece that jumped out immediately was by London-based artist Martin Creed called “Untitled” from 2010. We had a chance to discuss it with …