READ IT | Literary Mix : William S. Burroughs x Brion Gysin x The Cut-Up Method

A little knowledge throwback to remind us that everything is a remix.


isn’t just for the visual arts. Legendary novelist William S. Burroughs developed his signature non-linear writing style when he found inspiration in artist and writer Brion Gysin’s cut-up technique. When Burroughs wrote The Nova Trilogy, he sliced up words and phrases to create new sentences, establishing new connections between words and images.

MOMENTS | Mash-up: Softcore Magazine TALC Got Its Collage Aesthetic From Punk Artist Linder Sterling’s Feminist Photomontages

We’ve curated the best of digital age-inspired creativity—from user-generated content, mash-ups, and remixes to collaborations between multi-disciplined makers.

Though softcore indie mag TALC started out as reaction to the end of men’s magazines, the zine became known for its collaged-styled erotica. The inspiration for the collage aesthetic? Editor-in-chief Edward Vince sites cult feminist icon Linder Sterling. We’re huge fans of Sterling’s work, and it’s not hard to see how her work has influenced a collage styled erotic magazine. Inspired by the Dada movement and unhappy with 1976 North England society, Sterling’s collages combine cutouts from pornography and advertising to create visual commentary on identity, sexuality, fashion and society. In an interview with Dazed And Confused, Vince talks about his idea to create a modern men’s magazine, and how the punk artist inspired TALC’s style.

MOMENTS | Collage: Artist Eugenia Loli’s Surreal Collages


We’ve curated the best of digital age-inspired creativity—from user-generated content, mash-ups, and remixes to collaborations between multi-disciplined makers. 
Artist Eugenia Loli, creates collages by using photographs scanned from vintage magazines and science publications. Her works invoke pop art, Dada, and traditional surrealism to present surreal visual narratives. 
Loli is also a former nurse, computer programmer, technology journalist, and filmmaker. After doing some animation work, Loli decided to try collaging and has since published collage work with numerous magazines since 2013.

REMIX LIBRARY | Literary Collage: William S. Burroughs x Brion Gysin x The Cut-Up Method

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A little knowledge trip through the past and present.

Collage isn’t just for the visual arts. Legendary novelist William S. Burroughs developed his signature non-linear writing style when he found inspiration in artist and writer Brion Gysin’s cut-up technique. When Burroughs wrote The Nova Trilogy, he sliced up words and phrases to create new sentences, establishing new connections between words and images.

MOMENTS | Link up: Céline, Kenzo, Viktor Rolf, Janelle Monáe x Charli XCX, David Bowie’s Reading List

Staying relevant on the go.
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1. Backstage at the Céline show, Phoebe Philo described her FW14 collection as “[t]ough and tender”.
Impeccably tailored classic shapes with a twist. Fit-and-flared military coats had functionally asymmetrical buttons, and glamorous textures were made softer by a hint of sportswear.

MAKER | Linder Sterling: Collage x Punk x Fashion x Performance Art


A celebration of the creatives who remix their craft in thought-provoking new ways. 

Inspired by the Dada movement and unhappy with 1976 North England society, artist Linder Sterling’s collages are made of cutouts from pornography and advertising—a visual commentary on identity, sexuality, fashion and society.
A well-known figure of Manchester’s punk and post-punk scene, Sterling’s provocative sleeve for Orgasm Addict by Buzzcocks in 1977 is one of her most famous works. Collage was crucial to punk because as Sterling puts it, “it was about making sense of the world. With collage, you make things wrong to make them right”.

#BestOf2013 | Best GIFs of 2013





GIFs have been a ubiquitous part of the internet for quite a while, but they seemed more present than ever this last year. We wanted to celebrate some of the creative minds who have taken GIF-designing to the next level.  
1. When remix goddess M.I.A. launched M.I.A. x Versus Versace, she recruited photographer and GIF-master Jaime Martinez to help create its campaign.
Martinez puts a glitch-y gaze on the collection’s bootleg-inspired, psychedelic mash-up of iconic Versace logos. His uncanny ability to turn GIFs into high art perfectly captures the rebellious energy behind the capsule collection.