Leg of Lamb is off to Kiwiland, so don’t expect many (if any) posts this week. If you’re in Auckland on Friday the 5th of November, make sure you head along to the opening of new commercial space Hopkinson Cundy featuring work by Melbourne artist Nick Mangan.
Nick Mangan, Nauru, Notes from a Cretaceous World, Hopkinson Cundy, 1/1 Cross Street, Auckland, until December 4.
Fluxlasers has made a Playstation game based on Matthew Barney’s 1995 film Cremaster 1. Created with PS3’s Little Big Planet, the game includes Cremaster staples such as fetishised shoes, Goodyear blimps and carefully synchronised grapes. Given that Barney was reluctant for these films to be exhibited anywhere other than cinemas, Leg of Lamb wonders what he’ll make of this bastardized Cremaster appearing on screens the world over.
The Guggenheim’s star-studded jury have announced the 25 finalists of the first ever YouTube Play Biennale of creative video. Described by the museum as ‘the ultimate YouTube playlist’, the works were selected from over 23,000 submissions uploaded to the Guggenheim’s YouTube channel. You can view all 25 of the winning videos here.