New York-based visual artist KS Brewer has also centered her recent work around the concept of trauma. Her recent installation curated by Gabrielle Aruta at her space Filo Sofi Arts, Doubled Up In Your Image, uses sculpture, video, painting, sound and scent to manifest internalized traumas that are both personal to her but also vague enough to tap into the collective unconscious of her viewers. “I want this to be a space where people bring their personal associations and be something that can apply to people in their own lives,” says Brewer.Read More
An immersive, interactive video sculpture installation, ‘Doubled Up in Your Image’ by KS Brewer is a cathartic investigation into the depths of trauma & desire — suggesting that through a gradual process of acknowledgement and validation, we can empower ourselves in exorcising our personal demons. On view at Filo Sofi Arts through October 21st.Read More
KS Brewer’s new installation, deemed a “post-traumatic impression of a bedroom,” features elements like strange sounds and a burnt-looking bed that has a concealed cavity to duck into, where an “uplifting” multimedia experience can be found. It encompasses both the mental distortions that trauma brings and a chance to escape them.Read More
Ian Schrager, of Studio 54 fame, opened Public Hotel to make “cool things, sophisticated things, available to everybody,” he told Forbes. So far, the hotel has lived up to its reputation, with a truly diverse body of events, from Claudia Schiffer’s book launch to curator Brooke Wise, sister of carb-friendly artist Chloe Wise, and her crew of friends who’ve created, in the words of Office Magazine, “spooky, funny, and super fucked-up” films for Wise’s Aloha From Hell festival.Read More
When it comes to the PUBLIC, there nights to go for the party, but there are also nights to go for the popcorn. This week, at PUBLIC Arts,that was the Aloha From Hell Film Festival, curated by Brooke Wise.
The project included an interesting (and impressive) array of artists— Wise's friends from across fashion, art, music, multi-media... The selected shorts offered the best balance of spooky, funny, and super fucked-up.Read More