Culture Cue

Redefining Pop Stardom and Surviving in the Bolivian Highlands 

Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me The documentary “Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me,” released on Apple TV+ is a candid film about the singer’s mental health issues, her struggle with the…

In Silico and the Science of Symmetry

The documentary “In Silico“ traces the story of luminary neuroscientist Henry Markram who sets out on a mission to create a computed model of the human brain to simulate consciousness.

AI Art

AI Art, A Singular Scientist and Stepping Into The Citizen Story

This week’s Culture Cues include a talk on hybrid thinking and co-creation, a book on the Earth’s least explored ecosystem and a profile about a singular scientist.

Rehearsing the Future, Barcelona Gallery Weekend, and Georgia O’Keeffe

This edition of Culture Cue celebrates a music documentary festival, Barcelona Gallery Weekend, Positive Uncertainty, and the artistic legacy of one of Americas’s most famous 20th Century female artists.

Paula Rego, Bob Ross, and Skatable Sculptures

This edition of Culture Cue features the art of Paula Rego, a book on the intelligence of the forest, and an upcoming documentary about the battle of adored TV painter Bob Ross.

Water Bear, Physical, and Beyond the West

This edition of Culture Cue introduces a book on global architecture, a streaming platform on climate action, and a comedy-drama on 80’s fitness mania.

Joseph Beuys, The Underground Railroad, and Sudhir Breaks the Internet

This weekend’s Culture Cue features a surrealist group show by curator Nina Mdivani, a book on German postwar artist Joseph Beuys, a new series by director Barry Jenkins, and a podcast on the dark side of Silicon Valley.

Yayoi Kusama, Bill Traylor, Talk Art, and Carlota Guerrero

This edition of Culture Cue features a documentary about American artist Bill Traylor, a retrospective on Yayoi Kusama in Berlin, a guide on contemporary art, and the photo book of celebrated Spanish artist Carlota Guerrero.

Culinary Backstreets, Rest of World, and A Private View with Kenny Schachter

This weekend’s recommendations include an online publication on technology, culture, and society from a global perspective, a food guide celebrating culinary traditions, and candid conversations on the art world with critic, writer, and curator Kenny Schachter.

Ahead of Me the South, Hester Diamond, and The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know

This weekend’s tips include a documentary about fearless art collector Hester Diamond, a book on mental flexibility, humility, and curiosity, and the ancient art of melted sand.

American Christmas, Beirut Editions, and Bjarke Ingels’ Paper Architecture

This week’s Culture Cue features American folk art, captivating storytelling for the digital era, Bjarke Ingels’ paper architecture, and affordable art to support NGO’s on the frontlines in Beirut.

World Press Photo, Fireballs, and Getting Out of Your Own Way

This weekend’s tips feature a documentary about visitors from darker worlds, a podcast on perfect duos, photography to make you stop, feel, think, and act, and a book that helps you silencing your inner critic.

Totally Under Control, The Hype Machine, and Prado’s Uninvited Guests

This weekend’s recommendations feature an eye-opening documentary about the political leadership failures under the Trump administration during the pandemic, a testament to queer culture by photographer Sunil Gupta, and “Uninvited Guests” at…

A World of Calm, A Homage to the Radio, 20th Century Architecture, and the Eccentric World of Books

The tips for this weekend include virtual calming travels to the most beautiful places on earth, retrofuturistic layers of sounds mixed with radio jingles and synth-pop passages, and, among others a vibrant look into the world of softly wrinkled pages and cracked leather spines.

Margiela in his own words

New Flavors For the Relaxed Cook, Martin Margiela, and a Moisturizer Made from Melon

This week’s assembly features low effort-high impact dishes, an animated underwater plastic world, a ballet dancer-turned-photographer, a rare glimpse into the life of Belgian fashion designer Martin Margiela and natural moisture made out of melon.

Culture Cue: Biolight Bags, Keyboard Fantasies and A Life on Our Planet

This week’s “Culture Cue” features a podcast on what it means to be American, the story of climate change, a Berlin-based bookshop focusing on Non-Western perspectives, Keyboard Fantasies by musician Beverly Glenn-Copeland, and lightweight circular champions.

The Galapagos of the North, Women Making Waves, and a Jacket Based on 500 Million Years of Evolution

This week’s Culture Cue features nature-based technology, a mystical archipelago in Canada, sailor Tracy Edward and her all-women crew, and The Salt Series by German artist Tom Hegen.