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Alejandra Martínez

With her pioneering Mexico City-based platform Anónimo, Alejandra Martínez is expertly subverting the art-world status quo, concealing authorship until a work is sold in an attempt to free it from preconceptions.

Borderlands

On a windswept stretch of Texas desert re-envisioned as a minimalist art mecca, Further Marfa set out on an exploration of borderlands: between art and commerce, city and country, Mexico and red-state USA, somewhere and nowhere.

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Gerardo Ruiz-Musi

Textile designer Gerardo Ruiz-Musi explores technology, the self, and the concept of truth with his exhibition at Further Marfa.

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Sunyata’s rare lyrical library in the Snow Mountain

“Snow Mountain Songlets” is a collection of poems by Hua Ma who lived in Meili.

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What California’s coast sounds like

If you find yourself at Timber Cove Resort on California’s ruggedly cinematic coast, chances are you’ll hear music that you’ll strain to remember the lyrics of, and which band sung it.

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A Bauhaus-lover’s dream

Who can resist this 100-year-old movement’s simple utilitarian design? In Shoreditch, Sir Terence Conran was no different.

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Up from the underground with DJ Hell

You know you’ve made a name for yourself when you get sued by Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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The secret to gardens by Kit Kemp

A room needs people to come alive. I have a feeling that whenever a door closes, a room visibly sighs and goes to sleep. Maybe that marks the difference between interior design and exterior landscaping:

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7 questions for Dutch beat-maker Shinedoe

Chinedum Nwosu, a.k.a. Shinedoe, began her DJ career when she was still a teenager, with her Inmotion parties (now called Intacto Nights) becoming a hot fixture of Amsterdam’s clubbing calendar around the turn of the millennium.

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How Marrakesh got its own TED conference

The seventh TEDxMarrakesh, an extension of the popular TED Talk series, will kick off on March 2 under the theme, “We are the World—Identifying Identity.

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How crate-digging duo Soul Clap travels

In another excerpt from Sound Travels: DJs in Transit, Berlin 2012-2017, the crate-digging Boston DJ duo Soul Clap talks life behind the decks and on the road.

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Silent knowledge in the Danish capital

Back in October, the extended Design Hotels community gathered in Copenhagen for our annual Arena* conference, the best attended in the company’s history.

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The Tanzanian retreat that’s redefining sustainability

At the very tip of the heel of Italy in gorgeous, sun-bleached Puglia, an opulent 150-year-old palazzo, rich with history and cultural resonance, has been reimagined as a sophisticated art house and next-wave accommodation.