DAS MAGAZIN FÜR MÄNNER UND FRAUEN

#1 The Hannover Mitte

Cris and Michael met at the legendary CASABLANCA in Hannover. Cris just returned from his first trip to New York and inspired by the scene was saying: “I want to publish a magazine.” Michael: “Me too.” We started the next day, snatched Thomas from the turntables at CASABLANCA.  No experience, no funds, no computer, lot’s of glue, fun and music. Three months later ELASTE was launched.

#2 The Robots

#3 The Andy Warhol

#4 The Russians

#6 The Oriental

#7 The Sports

#8/9 The Classic

# 10 The Psychedelic

# 11 Wald und Wiesen

# 12/13 WHY?

# 14 The Patsies

# 15 Punk macht dicken Arsch.

# 16 The Heavy Metal

Sniffin' Glue

The Making of ELASTE

DINNER WITH ANDY

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From Art - Zeitgeist and Back Again

ZENTRALORGAN DEUTSCHER INSIDER

“Plaste und Elaste. Das Magazin zur Völkerverständigung. Aus Hannover. Eine Stadt wie Gummi, elastisch manchmal plastisch. Beweglich zwischen den Szenen. Musik, Film, Literatur, Mode, Kunst und Dir.”

IN FLAMMEN

DOCUMENTA BOUND – KASSELER KREUZ Feel The Burn

"ES GEHT VORAN. GESCHICHTE WIRD GEMACHT"

The View from Within

Muhal Richard Abrams Octet
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Mark Leckey: Containers and Their Drivers

“Art is changing — I don’t know if what I’m doing feels like it belongs to an older era, one older white man having a show,” Mr. Leckey said, standing by the sink throughout an interview. “The idea...
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Eight Tales of Our Time

Eight projects commissioned by younger artists from Hong Kong, Taiwan and China present startlingly fresh points of view in this show at the Guggenheim Museum. "Tales of Our Time" highlights the...
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TOMORROW COMES COMPLEX

On November 5 and 6, ComplexCon is taking over Long Beach, California, to offer you a glimpse into the future of art, music, film, food, and fashion. Our aim is to create an experience that will...
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APOCALYPSE GIRL

A "weird punk kid" growing in southern Norway and Oslo, Jenny Hval found kinship in the goth community and began singing in a doom metal band at 17. Now 36, she is a seasoned performer from her...
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BEST of PARIS

Phil Oh’s Best Street Style From Paris Fashion...
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The New York Cool

on the authority of Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne. "Nothing is more of a buzz wrecker when you’re talking about cool than talking about cool. It is not, after all, a quality one can anatomize or...
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DON BUCHLA SYNTHESIZED

Don Buchla, a pioneer and maverick of electronic music who had a lifelong fascination with the ways that humans, technology and sounds interact. Mr. Buchla was an instrument builder, musician and...
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NEVER TRUST

Which way are we going? Backwards or forwards? Or are we simply paralyzed by indecision — tripping over our own feet? Hood by Air’s runway show on Sunday...
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QUEER CREATIVITY

GAY GOTHAM: ART AND UNDERGROUND CULTURE. Queer creativity in the 20th century is celebrated in this exhibition that includes familiar figures like Andy Warhol, Mae West, Leonard Bernstein and Robert...
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Shift’s & Changes or You are in the Art World Now.

Leonard's works often capture these sorts of societal shifts and changes (perhaps this is an inevitability when one's practice involves patient, long-term looking). For INTERVIEW Magazine she speaks...
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THERAPY

Riri gets dripped by Terry Richardson for CRFASHIONBOOK.
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Order in the Universe

“The First Known Map of the Moon,” opening Sept. 8, Mary Boone New York, brings together about half a dozen of Hashimoto’s meditations on that theme — each made from layers of overlapping, circular...
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21 Pop Up

Depression.
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The Mother of Pop

Corita Kent was an American Catholic nun, artist, and educator who lived and worked in Los Angeles and Boston. She worked almost exclusively with silkscreen, or serigraphy, helping to establish it...
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Disillusion According to Yacht

I thought the future would be cool'. https://youtu.be/aP5fZVqoFLE
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Religious Ecstasy in Berlin

Chances are that if you have experienced reality, you have felt the urge to escape it. Artist Jeremy Shaw Speaks About Drugs, Religion, and the Power of Altered States    All throughout...
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SUICIDE

“We almost got killed. I love that reaction,” Mr. Vega once reminisced about Suicide’s debut at the Boston nightclub the Rat. “I’d say one half wanted to kill us and one half loved us.” A notorious...
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NAPKINKILLA

Strikes Again
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Tricolore

by #The Drawbertson.
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ALWAYS BE SKEPTICAL ABOUT SIMPLICITY

More David Byrne

Hero For One Day

Fool For a Life Time

P.L.O.

Rebel Rebel

Objets Trouvé

DA DA DA

THE GERMAN DAYS

by Iggy Pop | Post Pop Depression

Mark Leckey: Containers and Their Drivers

“Art is changing — I don’t know if what I’m doing feels like it belongs to an older era, one older white man having a show,” Mr. Leckey said, standing by the sink throughout an interview. “The idea of celebrated artists is being rightly questioned. So to do a show...

read more

Eight Tales of Our Time

Eight projects commissioned by younger artists from Hong Kong, Taiwan and China present startlingly fresh points of view in this show at the Guggenheim Museum. "Tales of Our Time" highlights the unique aspects of several Chinese artist’s perspective. The artworks—all...

read more

TOMORROW COMES COMPLEX

On November 5 and 6, ComplexCon is taking over Long Beach, California, to offer you a glimpse into the future of art, music, film, food, and fashion. Our aim is to create an experience that will elevate your understanding of what our culture is and what it can be....

read more

APOCALYPSE GIRL

A "weird punk kid" growing in southern Norway and Oslo, Jenny Hval found kinship in the goth community and began singing in a doom metal band at 17. Now 36, she is a seasoned performer from her years in the Oslo scene and touring, and knows how to challenge audiences'...

read more

Appropriateness of Appropriation

Alexander Fury is becoming my favorite fashion writer. Here he takes on appropiation of cultures for designer's collections. What is inspiration and when are you crossing the lines? And how did the sensitivity changed throughout the past decades: Despite the fashion...

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The New York Cool

on the authority of Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne. "Nothing is more of a buzz wrecker when you’re talking about cool than talking about cool. It is not, after all, a quality one can anatomize or acquire. People possess it inherently or not at all, and those who have...

read more

DON BUCHLA SYNTHESIZED

Don Buchla, a pioneer and maverick of electronic music who had a lifelong fascination with the ways that humans, technology and sounds interact. Mr. Buchla was an instrument builder, musician and composer. He conceived his instruments, including a voltage-controlled...

read more

NEVER TRUST

Which way are we going? Backwards or forwards? Or are we simply paralyzed by indecision — tripping over our own feet? Hood by Air’s runway show on Sunday...

read more

MOMA 1929 <

Nine decades of modern art at MOMA now online. Pictured below: Useful Objects of American Design under $10. 1940.

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QUEER CREATIVITY

GAY GOTHAM: ART AND UNDERGROUND CULTURE. Queer creativity in the 20th century is celebrated in this exhibition that includes familiar figures like Andy Warhol, Mae West, Leonard Bernstein and Robert Mapplethorpe. Oct. 7-March 26, Museum of the City of New York,...

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Revolutionary

Wadsworth Jarrell’s “Revolutionary” (1972), part of an exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia.

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Shift’s & Changes or You are in the Art World Now.

Leonard's works often capture these sorts of societal shifts and changes (perhaps this is an inevitability when one's practice involves patient, long-term looking). For INTERVIEW Magazine she speaks to the "different city" that she inhabited in the late '70s and early...

read more

Order in the Universe

“The First Known Map of the Moon,” opening Sept. 8, Mary Boone New York, brings together about half a dozen of Hashimoto’s meditations on that theme — each made from layers of overlapping, circular and intricate kites. He gets into the nitty-gritty in the annotated...

read more

The Mother of Pop

Corita Kent was an American Catholic nun, artist, and educator who lived and worked in Los Angeles and Boston. She worked almost exclusively with silkscreen, or serigraphy, helping to establish it as a fine art medium. She developed innovative methods in screen...

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Ma' Ma' Raschplatz Da

„»Just what is it that makes today ́s home so different, so appealing?« (Richard Hamilton, 1956)
Wenn der Postmann zweimal klingelt, liegt meist ein kleines Kärtchen in meinem Flur. So auch diesmal »Basement« Hannover Raschplatz. Eröffnung Freitag 12.6.81 22h. Knapp am dreizehnten vorbei, dachte ich und lenkte meinen Wagen einige Tage später durch die trostlose Gegend hinter dem Bahnhof. Beinahe am Ziel angelangt ging ́s dann auch noch in den Keller. Gleißende Leuchtstoffröhren, Pirelli Gummi auf dem Boden, die Decke unverkleidet, hier und da ein bißchen Chrom. Der erste Blick signalisiert, hier wollte jemand der Café– und Diskothekenszene mit ihren pastellfarbigen, schimmernden Barocktempeln eine Ohrfeige verpassen.“