EXHIBITIONISTS

Cryptocurrency and death in space: This week's Exhibitionists gets weird with technology

What happens when two areas of thought that are usually defined in opposite camps — art in one and technology in the other — come together?

Ancient and future technologies collide with art in today's episode

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Today's episode is all about ancient and future technologies, but today we're also going to show you what happens when two areas of thought that are usually defined in opposite camps — art in one and technology in the other — come together. You'll see how an ancient system of measurement is still walking the runway, how cryptocurrency gets locked into a sculpture and one artist's idea about how death might happen in space.

Check out all the stories in the episode below, and stream the full episode now!

Kaley Flowers

In our Extremely Online times, Kaley Flowers's screen-addict ceramic figures are bizarrely relatable. Watch the video.

Sid Neigum

How this fashion designer harnesses the power of the universe to create his clothes. Watch the video.

Wallace Gillard

What if you could live out your final moments in outer space? With Astro Greenhouse, Wallace Gillard is imagining a new way for terminally ill patients to find meaning. Watch the video.

Nicolas Sassoon

Nicolas Sassoon makes hypnotic animations and video projections that have us seriously blissing out. Watch the video.

Exhibitionist in Residence: Manuel Galarneau

He's worked on Madonna, Arcade Fire and Childish Gambino tours, but he's just as excited about this. Read our interview with this week's Exhibitionist in Residence.

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