Julia Cheung

Wade Guyton WILD mag arts

Between Art and Technology

by: Julia Cheung

For many modern artists, Wade Guyton’s work presents a point of contention. Just a decade into his career, Guyton has been producing work that is difficult to place. Critics often refer to his pieces as […]

Tags: ART, Guyton OS, Julia Cheung, lee ufan, modern art, Technology, the whitney, wade guyton
Brazilian prison

In Brazil: An Alternative to Foucault’s Discipline and Punishment

by: Julia Cheung

In a local prison in Brazil, a bicycle is the quickest way out. Jose Henrique Mallmann, a judge in Santa Rita do Sapucai, recently introduced a program which he believes will serve a poetic type […]

Tags: Brazil, Julia Cheung, prison overcrowding, prison program, renewable energy
Aurora House, Iceland WILD mag picture of the day

Icelandic Northern Lights

by: Julia Cheung

Photo by Fred Schalk, National Geographic Iceland – An abandoned house illuminated by a mixture of the northern lights and Reykjavik city lights.

Tags: Iceland, Julia Cheung, Northern Lights, photography, Picture of the day, Reykjavik, The Wild Magazine
A Burmese Afternoon The WILD magazine picture of the day

A Burmese Afternoon

by: Julia Cheung

Photo by Chien Chi Chang, Magnum Photos “The air was hot and humid. One heavy gray cloud obscured the sun, and others sailed behind. Above each monolithic cloud, it seemed, there was a gigantic bucket […]

Tags: Chien Chi Chang, Julia Cheung, Magnum Photos, photography, Picture of the day, The Wild Magazine
artists against tracking wild mag environment

Please, Don’t Frack My Mother

by: Julia Cheung

Sean Lennon and Yoko Ono made a plea last month with a song titled “Don’t Frack My Mother” as they launched Artists Against Fracking, their campaign uniting celebrity voices to protest the imminent threat of […]

Tags: Artists Against Fracking, Fracking, Julia Cheung, New York, Sean Lennon, Yoko Ono
David Rakoff

Celebrating David Rakoff – Humorist, Writer, Dancer.

by: Julia Cheung

Last Thursday, David Rakoff died of cancer. For the humorist, and self described “Canadian writer,” “mega Jewish writer,” “gay writer,” and an “East Asian studies major who has forgotten most of his Japanese writer,” cancer […]

Tags: David Rakoff, David Sedaris, Half Empty, Ira Glass, Julia Cheung, Rakoff, Sedaris, This American Life
Yayoi Kusama at the Whitney

Four artist retrospectives around the world

by: Julia Cheung

1. Ernesto Neto, Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City In Spanish, “lengua” takes on a dual meaning – a word meaning both “language,” as well as “tongue,” the sensuous muscle. The aptly named, “La Lengua […]

Tags: artist retrospectives, Ernest Neto, Gerhard Richter, Jeff Wall, Julia Cheung, Yayoi Kusama

We Are Better Than This

by: Julia Cheung

Following the initial shock of the Aurora shootings – as is often the case – political outrage ensues. But like most nationally publicized shootings, as outraged and emotional the debate gets – as much as […]

Tags: Aurora, Aurora Shootings, Brady, Brady Campaign, Colbert, Colbert Report, Dan Gross, Gun Control, Julia Cheung, Online Petition, Stephen Colbert, The Colbert Report, We are better than this
Iso Rabins, Incubating Kitchen

Iso Rabins and His Incubating Kitchen

by: Julia Cheung

Previous shutdowns from the SF Department of Public Health, as well as his current challenge to raise $150,000 don’t seem to be doing much to deter Iso Rabins, the force behind several food movements revolutionizing […]

Tags: food movements, Forage SF, Iso Rabins, Julia Cheung, San Francisco, The Wild Magazine