To them, work is gliding over the surface of the world – over water on a surfboard; through powder on a snowboard; above concrete on a skateboard. They always make sure to take enough of every drug, to avoid getting trapped between worlds. But skating takes them somewhere you can’t go synthetically. They call themselves TOPHEADZ, and they are traceable only by their bespoke hearts.
KATE BELLM photographs the skate collective’s amphibious protagonists.
The last time 032c met with ERIC HOBSBAWM was in 2004, when he spoke about the limitations of regret and how dashed hopes and defeat could lead to a brighter future. Now, under radically different economic and political circumstances, Hobsbawm further reveals an august insight touched with an earned optimism and an ineluctable pessimism. For 032c’s second installment of an ongoing conversation with one of the world’s most celebrated historians, HANS ULRICH OBRIST and Hobsbawm deliberate on everything from memory to limited great men and the end of free-market fundamentalism. More
P.S. It was also in Paris that Bacon worked as an interior designer in the late 1920s, and that he saw the Picasso exhibition that inspired him to begin painting. We have an article about this, which you can READ HERE.
"I'm not a country person at all, fundamentally. Nature doesn't interest me whatsoever, neither the plants nor the birds, because I can't tell them apart and still don't know what a blackbird looks like. But I do know that I cannot live in the city in the long run, with my bronchitis. I don't leave the farm at all anymore, even in winter, because I half kill myself when I'm in town." The interior life of Austrian author Thomas Bernhard (1931 - 1989), explored through the interiors of his homes.More
HYPEBEAST has an exclusive preview of our 032c Issue #37 feature “KIM JONES Interiors,” shot by Jackie Nickerson at the West London home of the Dior Men’s designer.
Read the excerpt HERE. Then read the whole interview (by Jack Self) by ordering your very own print copy HERE.