What if we could visit our younger selves, and be heard?
Seymour was proud to be invited once again (this is our 3rd time!) to create an interactive installation for visitors to the Cutlog Art Fair which took place in Paris from October 23rd to the 27th, 2013. To check out the description of the project and see photos, please click: here.
Journey into Self is a film which portrays a 16-hour group-therapy session for “eight well-adjusted people” who had never met before. The session was led by psychologists Carl Rogers and Richard Farson. The participants included a cashier, a theology student, a teacher, a principal, a housewife, and three businessmen. The film won the 1968 […]
But who among us can claim to have been raised to do nothing? Not me – I was raised to worship the great gods of Do and Think. To do Nothing, to be Still, to Wait… they were false gods, forbidden gods, pagan gods, gods worshiped by losers and dropouts and wasters.
On the weekend of October 12th & 13th, 2013 Seymour Projects traveled from its Paris base to Rockland County, New York. We were invited by curator Jonathan Schorr to create an interactive project for The Garner Arts Center. Catherine Talese, a frequent Seymour collaborator and NYC resident, co-conceived and produced the project with us. […]
The Manifesto of Futurist Cooking was first published in 1930 by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti and Fillia. The manifesto comprises of recipes and dining suggestions which are somewhat unconventional to say the least! The Futurists recognised that people ‘think, dream and act according to what they eat and drink’, and so believed that the cooking and […]
Hoop Dance has always engaged both my body and my mind, in equal measure. While riding the slim edge between the two I experience an intoxication that comes from eluding the categorized world.
Sépànd Danesh is an artist. A graduate of both l’École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts and l’École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers d’Arts, his work has appeared in a number of exhibitions. One evening at a conference in an art gallery in Paris, we spied him listening attentively to the discussion occurring on stage, while […]
The Voynich manuscript is an illustrated codex hand-written in an unknown writing system. Whilst the book has been carbon-dated to the early 15th century, everything about the text is a mystery and it has baffled cryptologists for hundreds of years. Besides its punctilious script, the book is littered with bizarre, oddly beautiful illustrations. These illustrations depict unidentifiable flora, human organs, and crudely […]
THE OLMS is a two-member musical group made up of singer-songwriter Pete Yorn and musician, artist, and photographer J.D. King. Their eponymous debut album was recorded in King’s Los Angeles home studio. This laid-back setting allowed the two friends to create in a stress-free manner. The album, born out of the simple joy of musical […]