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Photographer Liz Arenberg roams the hills of rural Vermont for the series Eden. Her cooly radiant images depict scenes of winter abandonment that evoke a sense of both painful vacancy and soothing quietude. Produced during her time as an artist-in-residence at the Vermont Studio Center in response to the loss of a pregnancy, Eden is a…

“Photographs are a way of imprisoning reality…One can’t possess reality, one can possess images—one can’t possess the present but one can possess the past.” —Susan Sontag, On Photography There is no need for us to extol the pervasive importance or sheer ubiquity of photographs in the digital age. These facts are undeniable; reports suggest that one…

When I first started playing the violin in the fourth grade, my parents went violin crazy. If there was someone playing violin on a TV show or in a commercial, they immediately called for me to come see or listen to it. My mom would record episodes of shows for me to watch later because…

As part of Serpentine Magazine‘s music issue, we bring you the music of our lives: Everyday Radio, an online exhibition of sound. Using the mobile application Periscope, a social media platform built around livestreaming video, the artists will remove the visual and broadcast purely audio. The app’s slogan is “Explore The World Through Someone Else’s Eyes” but…

FADE IN:EXT. SUBURBAN HOME – DAYCUE CONTEMPORARY COUNTRY SONG WITH STRONG BACKBEAT The front of a house on a tree-lined street, mid-afternoon, sunny. MAN, white, 30s but looks young for his age, dressed in short-sleeved plaid shirt and jeans, walks down the driveway towards BLUE SEDAN. CHILD, 5-7 years old, smiling, follows behind him running…