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LEAP 39

LEAP’s summer issue inaugurates a new tradition. In the mold of last year’s subcultural encyclopedia, “The Ends of Cultu....

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COVER FEATURE

BLUE LIP BLACK WITCH-CUNT: Juliana Huxtable

To invoke the notion of the muse around Juliana Huxtable seems out of fashion. After all, the title ....

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Oscar Murillo : Room Service et résistance
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July 28, 2016

En mars dernier, alors qu’Art Basel venait d’ouvrir ses portes à Hong Kong, nous apprîmes qu’Oscar Murillo avait été pla....

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BLUE LIP BLACK WITCH-CUNT: Juliana Huxtable
FEATURES
August 24, 2016

To invoke the notion of the muse around Juliana Huxtable seems out of fashion. After all, the title was tirelessly anoin....

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Cheryl Donegan: Scenes and Commercials
REVIEWS
June 27, 2016

It often feels like the 1990s are an undigested pellet in the gut of artistic culture. Presented with the aesthetics of ....

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Despite the torrential rains that stuttered throughout the week, the fou....

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The LA Art Book Fair, a spinoff of the New York Art Book Fair founded an....

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LEAP Forum is an initiative of Modern Art, Modern Media Group’s art plat....

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On the afternoon of April 26, LEAP celebrated the release of its April i....

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Tromarama: I Don’t Know What I’m Doing and Why I Keep Doing It

My first encounter with Tromarama was through the video Ting* in 2008. I was captivated by their stop-motion animation of a group of cups, mugs, and dishes moving along, looking for adventure on an ordinary day in the kitchen cupboards, wit....

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Amy Yao: Bay of Smokes

A foam machine gushes a massive cloud of soap lather from a black oil barrel in the courtyard. Plastic flowers stick out from a miniature blue Hanjin shipping container in the foyer. A bucket of murky peanut oil, collected from a trendy loc....

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Sascha Braunig : The Hollow Body

To encounter the paintings of Sascha Braunig is to be confronted with an unsettling, hypnotic world. She creates portraits of figures dissolving within their own borders, moving in and out of corporeality and bending the laws of reality. In....

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Transvestite Transliteration: The case of Uyghur versus Atatürk

All across Xinjiang, the logograms of the Chinese language sit smugly below the teeth of the Uyghur Arabic script, each pictograph a comfortable caramel morsel in the mouth of the molar abjad. If there is a home for the Turkic languages, a ....

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Time as Provocation: on “Wang Bing: Three Portraits”

For the increasingly urbanized Chinese population, web and mobile apps like Taobao expedite various social and monetary transactions, whether to schedule wakeup calls from fictitious boyfriends and girlfriends or seek a graphic designer for....

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Goldin + Senneby: Headless

Headless is a multimedia, long-term project by Goldin+Senneby (Simon Goldin and Jakob Senneby) initiated in 2007. It has been realized through a number of contracted collaborators, including a private investigator, filmmakers, a mystery nov....

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