032c Press Release: Victoria Camblin Appointed Executive Editor

VICTORIA CAMBLIN has been appointed executive editor of 032c magazine with immediate effect. She will succeed Thom Bettridge, who stepped down from the role last month for family reasons and will continue his involvement from New York City as editor-at-large. Camblin was editor of 032c from 2006 – 2013 and returns to Berlin from Atlanta…
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032c Issue 34 – Summer 2018 “THE BIG FLAT NOW”

We regret to inform you that there is no future. Nor is there a past. Music, art, technology, pop culture, and fashion have evaporated as well. There is only one thing left: THE BIG FLAT NOW. 032c Issue 34 - Summer 2018 "The Big Flat Now" is out now! Learn more about the issue here.
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We Updated Our Privacy Policy!

Perhaps we are stating the obvious, but we have never and will never share or abuse your data. We welcome the EU’s GDPR legislation, which will be effective May 25th, 2018, and will continue to keep our communications secure and consensual. To see our updated privacy policy, click here.
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PEACE, PLEASURE, AND PLENTY: Palm Trees and The Idea of Paradise

On the occasion of the opening of "Paradise is Now. Palm Trees in Art," the exhibition's curator Robert Grunenberg discusses the meaning of the palm with Norman Rosenthal. The most recognizable tree on Earth is presented at Salon Dahlmann and Robert Grunenberg Berlin until June 30th and features works by artists like David Hockney, Ed Ruscha, John Baldessari, Alicja Kwade, and Raf Simons.
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THE SPECTRE OF MIES IN LONDON: JACK SELF Interviews LORD PETER PALUMBO

To applaud the publication of “Mies in London,” a new book launching this weekend at the ICA in London, we revisit Jack Self’s conversation with Lord Peter Palumbo, the man responsible for commissioning Mies van der Rohe’s only project in the UK, a bronze tower and grand plaza scuppered by the forces of Thatcherism.
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Why Furniture is “Survivalist Art”: Dozie Kanu x Rimowa in Milan

Furniture designer Dozie Kanu’s exhibition at Milan’s Spazio Maiocchi, in collaboration with Rimowa, showcased a range of marble “anti-suitcases”, instruments of creative flight rendered heavy, helpless, good only for the inert. There’s a subterfuge at work, Kanu tells Thom Bettridge. It’s a survival strategy for art.
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VIRGIL ABLOH: “Duchamp is my Lawyer”

From his fortress of irony, designer Virgil Abloh is set on turning fashion into the industrial arm of the art world. For 032c Issue 32, Abloh explains how streetwear is not just a fad, but a logic inspired by Dada and destined to dominate the digital age.
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FRANK OCEAN: The Artist is Absent

For 032c Issue 33 “BERLIN KIDZ,” Coverstar Frank Ocean traveled to New Jersey’s Main Street with photographer Petra Collins and 032c's Mel Ottenberg, while Guardian’s Alex Needham payed homage to Ocean’s enigmatic lyrics in his essay “The Artist is Absent.” The epic story is online now.
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Cashmere Globalism: Revisiting EMPORIO ARMANI MAGAZINE 30 Years Later

In 1988, the year Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up” was released and one year before the fall of the Berlin Wall, Giorgio Armani launched Emporio Armani Magazine. Leafing through its catalogue, a certain kind of aura still wafts from its pages, a pre-9/11 innocence wrapped in cashmere. After a 20-year hiatus, Armani rebooted the magazine last fall.
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Gucci x 032c at Bar Tausend

Last Friday, we celebrated our annual GUCCI x 032c Party with DJ sets by Clara 3000, Lawrence Lee, and Brat Star at “Bar 1000,” a tunnel-shaped club tucked away under the railway tracks of the Berlin-Friedrichstraße train station. Click through our gallery to see what happened on the night.
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How Do I Feel More? A Weekend With JORDAN WOLFSON

This winter, artist JORDAN WOLFSON opened up his psyche – and his upstate country home – for 032c. In conversation with executive editor Thom Bettridge for 032c Issue 33 Winter 2017/18, Wolfson discussed the Faustian bargains he made at Bikram yoga class and the virtual reality film that sent a wave of horror through the culture industry.
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WE ARE HIRING!

032c is growing! We are currently accepting applications for multiple exciting positions in our Berlin office.
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“WHAT WE BELIEVE” LOOKBOOK for Pitti Uomo

For the 93rd edition of the Florentine fashion fair Pitti Uomo, we were invited to present our debut menswear collection in the gilded halls of the Renaissance Palazzo Medici Riccardi. The presentation was created as a built manifestation of “What We Believe,” a series of declarations of life in the convergence age. The full lookbook is now online.
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A Runway Recap of WHAT WE BELIEVE: 032c at Pitti Uomo

For the 93rd edition of the Florentine fashion fair Pitti Uomo, 032c was invited to present our debut menswear collection in the gilded halls of the Renaissance Palazzo Medici Riccardi. Here, we take you on a tour of the “What We Believe.” presentation, held on January 11th, 2018 for Pitti Uomo 93.
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032c FRANKFURT AM MAIN Shop

Last Thursday, 032c traveled to Frankfurt am Main on the occasion of the 032c FFM Shop hosted by Karina Rosen with music by Ignaz. See the pictures from the night here!
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The Montana Plains with Architect FRANK BARKOW

Architect Frank Barkow’s ranch retreat in Montana is a sprawling testament to the mindset of Big Sky Country. After a contemplative horse trek on the Montana Plains, Barkow tells us why outlaw country is filled with more than just prairie fantasies.
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032c Presents: BEST OF 2017

As 2017 winds down, let us leave you with the TOP 10 most popular stories published this year. From skate anarchy to teen fandom and fire selfies to hazy drones, this list is a journey on the road of our reader's fantasies, paved by the clicks they leave behind.
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TORBJØRN RØDLAND: How Powerful is a Face?

“How powerful is a face?” photographer Torbjørn Rødland asks when pressed about his newest book, The Model. Though comprised of pictures rather than poetry, his compilation very much mirrors Orpheus’s futile journey towards his immortality.
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Ascent of Bordertown: ALEX GARTENFELD on Revamping ICA MIAMI

Miami’s pastel Art Deco presence in the global imagination has been punctuated by the glittering glass of office towers and the concrete wash of reclaimed post-industrial spaces. Joining the ranks is the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, which recently opened the door to its permanent home in the Design District.
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