22 8 2017

90s Rave and Resistance from GOOD TROUBLE Zine

In an interview featured in the zine Good Trouble, Roderick Stanley spoke with photographer Matthew Smith, whose book Exist to Resist is about the DIY protest and rave culture of the 1990s. The project seeks to document a time when rave, traveler culture, and the road protest scene meshed into an uprising of grassroots resistance, pushing back against a decade and a half of conservative …
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The HEAT UP HADID Hall of Fame

When we included our HEAT UP HADID iron-on transfer kit as a special gift inside 032c Issue 32, we had no idea that it would lead to a mass BELLA-FICATION of garments across the globe. As a tribute to our loyal readers, here is the Heat Up Hadid Hall of Fame: The Heat Up Hadid Transfer Kit…
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Three Month Fever: The Murder of GIANNI VERSACE

First published in 1999, Three Month Fever by Gary Indiana delves into the media’s hyper coverage of the man who killed Gianni Versace in 1997: Andrew Cunanan. In Three Month Fever, Indiana creates a compelling portrayal of a young man who graduated from pathological liar to murderer and took the lives of five men, including Versace, before taking his own life. Three Month Fever was recently …
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A Cigarette with … BILL KAULITZ

In 2001, four kids from Magdeburg, Germany founded a rock band and called it "Tokio Hotel." The quartet’s hit single “Durch den Monsun” [Through the Monsoon] flooded Europe and caused a frenzy among teenagers. Five studio albums and a move to Los Angeles later, lead singer Bill Kaulitz stepped outside for a cigarette break with 032c and talked about the habits of nicotine and why Los Angeles …
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BODY HEAT: RICHARD MOSSE Captures the Edges of Europe in INCOMING

During the making of Incoming, Richard Mosse describes being perched atop a hill on the Turkish-Syrian border, registering occasional thuds from far away. Capturing the bodies of those displaced by modern crises, Mosse’s film was shot on a machine that is classified as a weapon of war: a military-grade surveillance camera that is able to detect a human from 30.3 kilometers away.
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THE 032c SMOKER’S COLLECTION

Ideas pass through our bodies much like cigarette smoke. As we inhale the fumes of our context, we exhale and are left with a faint buzz of the unknown. The 032c Smoker’s Collection is a series of products dedicated to our secret source of inspiration: the cigarette. While the habit has been pushed into the shadows by new-age prudence, we believe that smoking is much more than an unhealthy …
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Mind-Body Multitasking with Skincare Entrepreneur NATALIE FRANZ

With 032c in hand, makeup artist and founder of Magicstripes Natalie Franz does a mind-body multitask. After touring the world and doing makeup for stars such as Lady Gaga, Jennifer Connelly, and R.E.M., Franz is now a skincare entrepreneur, joining an industry that melds multibillion-dollar revenues with age-old occult secrets.
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What Karl Marx Taught KENNY SCHACHTER About the Art World and Classic Cars

For the past two decades, the controversial art world fixture Kenny Schachter has amassed an impressive collection of 13 classic cars, featuring a Porsche RSR Prototype, a 124 Abarth Spider, and two concept cars by Zaha Hadid, among others. Sitting amongst the collection — bathing in the smell of petrol and leather varnish — he spoke about anarchy in the art world.
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Features

Viva Nigeria: GRACE WALES BONNER’s Bejeweled Visions of Menswear

Viva Nigeria: GRACE WALES BONNER’s Bejeweled Visions of Menswear

GRACE WALES BONNER is a young British menswear designer and recent graduate of London's Central Saint Martins: a thoroughly-researched blend of 70s Nigerian flair and western decadence, her designs eschew the gender binary and create a new vision for a fluid present while alluding to the past.
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Who Is STEVEN MEISEL?

Fashion’s ultimate enigma has had Vogue Italia's cover under his spell for the past twenty years, nonstop. Considered the world’s greatest fashion photographer, a rare interview gets us just that much closer to finding out: Who is STEVEN MEISEL?
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An Interview with Stanley Kubrick’s Producer and In-House German JAN HARLAN

An Interview with Stanley Kubrick’s Producer and In-House German JAN HARLAN

For more than thirty years, JAN HARLAN worked alongside Stanley Kubrick as the director’s researcher, confidant, and producer. Introduced to Kubrick in 1968 through his sister Christiane, Kubrick’s wife, Harlan began work as Kubrick’s resident German-speaker and travel companion, accompanying the director to Romania to assist in the pre-production of the never-realized epic …
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Online and Unmoored: In Search of PRINCESS NOKIA

Online and Unmoored: In Search of PRINCESS NOKIA

How does one cut through the fog, particularly as an artist who’s built an aesthetic by sourcing from the past? Princess Nokia is unfazed, though. The pervasiveness of tech nostalgia propels her forward and stokes her imagination. Princess Nokia premieres her video for "Nokia" along with a profile by Matthew Grumbach.
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Seeing Secrecy: TREVOR PAGLEN Makes Art out of Military Intelligence

MICHEL SERRES

MICHEL SERRES is a French philosopher who specializes in the history of science and whose work attempts to reclaim the art of thinking the unthinkable. Born in 1930 in Lot-et-Garonne, Serres is a member immortel of L’Académie française and has been a professor at Stanford University, in the heart of Silicon Valley, since 1984. He’s authored more than 60 volumes that range in topics from …
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