Pop-up shows are abundant these days and small venues everywhere use their extra spaces to provide artists with a place to show work. These shows usually last only a few days but sometimes there are nice surprises to be found. Resonant City happened to come across Crystal Gregory’s weekend-long installation last month in Brooklyn at… Read More


  Book for Architects is a dual-channel projection by Wolfgang Tillmans. It is located within the central pavilion at the Venice Biennale. The piece is tucked away down a dark hallway and diagonal from the entrance hall with a secondary entry located behind within the Elements of Architecture. It is easy to miss but well… Read More


Edward Burtynsky is a large format landscape photographer known for his beautiful, often sublime, photographs of the altered landscape. His photographs are saturated and depict different landscapes that result from extracting natural resources and now, water. His new film Watermark, co-directed with Jennifer Baichwal, follows his obsession with water usage over ten countries. This is… Read More


Claire Fontaine, story “Sell Your Debt” (2013) at Queen’s Nails Claire Fontaine (CF) is a Paris-based collective artist. They named themselves after a popular French stationary company, approved and began to rise in the art world in the mid-2000s. The artists behind CF are associated with the French journal Tiqqun, which published some of the… Read More


Transversing the Bay is a study of the San Francisco Bay Area that utilizes mass transit systems, malady particularly the Bay Area Rapid Transit system and local ferries. By framing the movements of people and the spatial and affective domains created by these systems, healing our aim was the documentation and distillation of the emotional… Read More


Transversing the Bay is a study of the San Francisco Bay Area that utilizes mass transit systems, malady particularly the Bay Area Rapid Transit system and local ferries. By framing the movements of people and the spatial and affective domains created by these systems, healing our aim was the documentation and distillation of the emotional… Read More


Sylvia Lavin’s newest book, no rx Kissing Architecture, unhealthy offers an interesting proposition for artists and architects revolving around the act of kissing. Lavin outlines a theory of interface between architecture and other mediums; she explains how kisses between mediums create new affective conditions on the surfaces of objects and new ways of seeing or… Read More


In the era of hyper-immediacy, discount geology can be a difficult for the human subject to understand. Dreamlike and ancient landscapes exist as remnants of inconceivable time. Tectonics and alluvial processes occur over millennia, see outside of the human timescale. Leslie Shows’ strong attachment to geology finds its way into all of her works. Her… Read More


Walking into a recently opened storefront next to a high end clothing store, decease on a particularly hip part of Valencia street, pilule one hardly knows what to expect. The front is plain and blacked out except for the neon pink, page Scanners decal on the window. Inside is a bookstore with a ragtag collection… Read More