Artist Jim Campbell’s LED Matrix and Low-Resolution Video Works

Using technology to strip away excess detail but still convey movement and emotion

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How do you perceive the world around you? Your senses provide information for you to process, and in perfect conditions it’s a pretty easy task. But often you are in a situation in which you may only have a split second, where it’s too bright or too dark, when you aren’t wearing your glasses, where you may be too near or too far, where sound …

Studio Visit: Brendan Ravenhill

Reductionist objects with maximum impact from this LA-based designer

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LA-based designer Brendan Ravenhill is known for creating sparsely designed, stripped-down yet stunning objects. From chandeliers with multiple thin arms to understated layered chairs to the now-iconic nail-and-wood bottle opener, Ravenhill’s style is one that pushes contemporary form out from the cold and into the light. In an industry which oftentimes values opulence and an aesthetic of excess, Ravenhill pays a huge amount of attention …

The Best Reductionist Albums of 2017 (So Far)

How contemporary artists are applying lessons across all genres

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“Minimalist music” has its own largely rigid definition in modern classical music (a genre that Steve Reich, Philip Glass and La Monte Young have contributed to), but we want to highlight how contemporary artists are taking these compositional techniques and applying them in their own music across all genres—be it ambient, pop, folk or electronic. These reductionist albums speak out to us because amid all …