SLEEPING BODIES: Observation, Calibration, and Control – February 22, 6-8pm Conversation & Reception

SLEEPING BODIES: Observation, Calibration, and Control – February 22, 6-8pm Conversation & Reception

A public conversation on the relation between science, technology, space, and the sleeping body. This talk brings together Jonathan Crary, the author of 24/7: Late Capitalismand the Ends of Sleep, with Kenton Kroker, the author of The Sleep Of Others and the Transformation of Sleep Research, and Robert Kirkbride, author of Architecture and Memory. This conversation is part of the multi-component exhibition and public events program entitled TEST BED: a Sleep Forum, to be held in the…
TEST BED installation and exhibition opening February 17 – March 10

TEST BED installation and exhibition opening February 17 – March 10

Abaton: 1. A place to which access is restricted, especially a sacred space or enclosure; a sanctuary. 2. An enclosure or building attached to a temple of Asclepius, in which supplicants wishing to be cured slept. (OED) Asclepeion: a complex of sanctuaries and temples overseen by Asclepius, the god of healing. The organization of the Ascleopeion fostered dream incubation, therapeutic sleep, prophetic dreaming, and medicinal healing. TEST BED: a Modern Abaton is an…
Sleep Forum

Sleep Forum

SLEEP Forum an Exhibition + Affiliated Events Exhibition: TEST BED no. 2, a Modern ABATON Aronson Gallery, Parsons New School University, 66 5th Avenue, NYC February 17 – March 10, 2018 SLEEP is the state between consciousness and unconsciousness, it occupies neither condition but exists somewhere in the boundary between. SLEEP is a biological necessity that involves the voluntary and involuntary body. SLEEP is universal, yet it is specific to…
SOFT FORMS by Lauren Kogod

SOFT FORMS by Lauren Kogod

PILLOW CULTURE was delighted to show the beautiful work of Lauren Kogod at this years BOS.  Also a real treat to re-show the beautiful one minute film of  Lauren’s “Infinite Pillow” by the incomparable film makers Owen Donovan and Takeshi Fukunaga. Thanks to all who came out to the studio.